Star Citizen Alpha 2.0 now available, funding reaches over $100 million

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 12 December 2015 16:03 GMT

Star Citizen’s Alpha 2.0 version is now available for all backers to play.

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The Alpha contains space combat in a large area, first-person battles and multi-crew ships.

Features:

  • EVA (Extra Vehicular Activity) – drift out of your ship’s airlock and venture into the void of space and back
  • 20+ random encounters – combat and exploration (lost wrecks and abandoned space stations)
  • Quantum travel – travel in ships through the vastness of space at 0.2 the speed of light
  • New flyable ships including the Constellation, the Retaliator and the Vanguard.
  • Large world tech – explore extremely large expanses of space seamlessly, without loading screens

New locations:

  • One planet (Crusader)
  • Three moons
  • Three distinct space stations
  • One repair/restock station
  • Nine comm arrays: Wreckage to scavenge and never-ending battles in the Yela asteroid belt; more

Cloud Imperium also announced funding for the title has reached over $100 million, it has over one million “citizens” and 32-thousand fan-created organizations – the largest of which has over 11,000 people.

A video featuring Alpha 2.0 gameplay is posted below. It’s the same video which debuted during The Game Awards 2015 last week.

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