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$22 Million and Hangar Patch Live! - Star Citizen's backers have propelled the project to $22 million in funding!
SeriesCommunications from Chris Roberts
TypeTransmission
ID13317
Published2013-10-13
Source$22 Million and Hangar Patch Live! - Star Citizen's backers have propelled the project to $22 million in funding!
In the series
Title Published
From the Chairman - 2012-09-10 2012-09-10
A Message from Chris Roberts - 2012-09-11 2012-09-11
A Message from Chris Roberts - 2012-09-17 2012-09-17
Chris Roberts Answers Your Questions - 2012-09-24 2012-09-24
A Message from Chris Roberts - 2012-10-12 2012-10-12
$3 Million! - Update from Chris Roberts 2012-11-08
$12 Million! 2013-07-01
$13 Million! 2013-07-05
Thank You! 2013-07-07
$15 Million! 2013-08-01
Letter from the Chairman: The Hangar Module 2013-08-23
$3.5 Million Unlock! 2012-11-14
$5.5 Million - On to the Stars! 2012-11-19
Letter from the Chairman 2013-06-29
$16 Million! 2013-08-24
A Letter from Chris Roberts 2012-10-18
An Update from Chris Roberts 2012-10-19
Chris Visits Oculus 2012-11-18
The Pledge The Pledge - and Grace Period 2012-11-20
Letter from the Chairman: Hangar Store Launched 2013-08-30
$17 Million! 2013-09-01
$18 Million! 2013-09-06
$19 Million! 2013-09-17
$20 Million! 2013-09-26
$21 Million! 2013-10-08
$22 Million and Hangar Patch Live! - Star Citizen's backers have propelled the project to $22 million in funding! 2013-10-13
Letter from the Chairman - 2018-08-03 2018-08-03
Letter from the Chairman - $47 Million 2014-06-23
Letter from the Chairman - 2018-11-18 2018-11-18
$10 Million! 2013-06-10

Greetings Citizens,

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Two pieces of great news: after a long night of hard work, the promised Hangar patch is available! You can check out the Avenger, the privateer outfit, the Aurora LN, the fish tank… and a few other surprises. The second piece of news is that in just four days, we’ve hit $22 million in crowd funding! Between the hangar patch, the bomber reveals, the Aurora LN, CIG Manchester and the start of The Next Great Starship, this has been a big anniversary week… and the best is yet to come!

At $22 million, you’ve unlocked the following goal:

  • Facial Capture System. We’ve researched a technology that uses a series of cameras to capture real heads and import them into the game. This will let the team more easily create a variety of realistic characters. In addition, the technology is mobile enough to allow us to take it on the road and capture select fans during special events! You can learn more about this technology at Infinite-Realities .
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We’re very excited about how this is going to improve the game (and our artists are eager to start playing with this technology!) I’m also pleased to announce our $24 million goal:

  • Public Transportation System – Need to get from one place to another but don’t have a starship? We’re building a galactic transportation system. You can travel via transport from system to system in Star Citizen and even ship items (like a ship you need move to another hangar.) With this stretch goal, we’ll expand this system: star liners, long range transports, charter ships and flyable shuttles!

In addition to this immersion-enhancing design upgrade, we’re also going to dedicate some of the additional funding to making next year’s CitizenCon a bigger event! Thank you for making this all possible. Keep spreading the word!

- Chris Roberts