Star Citizen Shows Jump Point Tech and More in New Videos; Crowdfunding Passes $253 Million

Today Cloud Imperium Games released a new video of its upcoming space simulator Star Citizen. 
The video showcases the tech created for the jump points that were revealed during the closing keynote at CitizenCon. 
When added to the game, they will allow players to navigate wormholes to different systems, the first of which will be Pyro. 
Two more videos were published, showcasing panels from CitizenCon that were not livestreamed. The first focuses on sound design, while the second showcases the work made to improve the game’s UI.
You can watch them all below.


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In more Star Citizen news, the game’s crowdfunding total has passed $253 million by a rather wide margin.
To be more precise, at the moment of this writing it’s at $253,730,183. This means that fans have pledged almost 12 million dollars since the beginning of the International Aerospace Expo and the corresponding Anniversary sale on November 24.
The number of registered accounts is now at 2,456,499, with an increase of over 30,000 during the period mentioned above. As usual, you should keep in mind that not all of them are paying players. The number includes accounts created for Free Fly events.
If you want to see more you can check out the impressive gameplay shared at CitizenCon and the second part, showing planet Microtech, the Anvil Carrack, and the Anvil Pisces, and the first wormhole jump to a new system. You can also take a look at the brand new “Theatres of War” Battlefield-like gameplay mode, the reveal of the game’s universe simulation tech, Quantum, more videos and screenshots showing planet tech v4, Microtech and its capital, New Babbage, and two more panels showcasing the latest ships and prison gameplay.
You can also watch how exploring the top of ArcCorp’s skyscrapers turned into an adventure for yours truly.
For the sake of full disclosure, you should consider that the author of this article has been a Star Citizen backer since the original Kickstarter campaign several years ago.The post Star Citizen Shows Jump Point Tech and More in New Videos; Crowdfunding Passes $253 Million appeared first on Twinfinite.


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