Star Citizen has been shown today at the E3 PC Games Show, and it was revealed that thanks to the Kickstarter campaign that funded it, the game will have the budget of a Triple A game and the creative capacity to take the game in whatever direction they choose. The Kickstarter campaign raised over $2 million dollars in fan donations, and over 80 million via grassroots efforts.
Star Citizen is one of the most ambitious games in development right now, including both space sim combat action set in a huge persistent galaxy, where player actions will impact how the dynamics play out. The update video came from Star Citizen CEO Chris Roberts of Cloud Imperium Games Corporation, showing the game in development in a London studio, using motion capturing . Motion capturing tells them how it translates to the game and the overall game experience .
The project is definitely bold, and already looks visually stunning. It will be exciting to see additional clips from the game as it is developed.
What do you think about Star Citizen? Do you think they will live up to fans expectations? Let us know in the comments below, and if you haven’t seen the trailer check it out below!
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