Pico the Penguin

Mascot of New Babbage
Pico at New Babbage.jpg
Pico the Penguin
Mascot ofNew Babbage
SpeciesPenguin
ProductsPlushies

Pico the Penguin is the mascot of New Babbage. It is a penguin with a microTech visor helmet, a snow jacket with the blue and green microTech color scheme, and a grey backpack. Sometimes it can be seen with a microTech-branded snowboard. It loves carving its way down the snow covered slopes of microTech.[1]

Pico was introduced in 2902 by the microTech Tourism Board as part of that year’s Snow Sport Invitational.[2]

Products

Pico can be seen as plushies for sale in New Babbage, microTech, Stanton. The smaller versions are available for player purchase for 150 aUEC, they come in three variants: no snowboard, holding a snowboard horizontally, and riding a snowboard. The bigger versions are not purchasable for players, they come in three variants: holding a snowboard vertically, holding a snowboard horizontally, and riding a snowboard.[1] A special edition of the Pico plushie is released with the Star Citizen Birthday 2950 Digital Goodies Pack.[3]

In-game description

This adorable mascot of New Babbage loves nothing more than carving their way down the snow covered slopes of microTech.

Trivia

  • In Alpha 3.10.0q PTU, as a response to player placing the Pico pushie all over the game world,[4][5] Cloud Imperium implemented a mechanics as core tech to clean up Pico placed in the world to reduce performance cost.[6]
  • As of Alpha 3.10.0p PTU, the Pico pushie can act as body armor against small arms fire.[7]
  • As of Alpha 3.10, you can store Pico in your inventory by pressing 6 in default key binding.
  • Pico means beak in Spanish.

Gallery

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 In-game description and observation 3.10.0
  2. Pico the Penguin. Galactapedia. Retrieved 2021-08-24
  3. 2950 Birthday Digital Goodies Pack - Free!. Spectrum. Retrieved 2021-02-23
  4. Pico Littering on Reddit
  5. The Invasion Has BEGUN! on Reddit
  6. Star Citizen Alpha 3.10.0q PTU.5726996 Patch Notes. Spectrum
  7. 3.10 P PTU Pico Body Armor - it works! on Reddit
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