Star Citizen‘s eighth birthday is arising October 10, and to rejoice, Cloud Imperium Video games has launched a brand new alpha construct that introduces some huge modifications to the house recreation. That’s not all, although – Halloween occasions have kicked off, and there’s a model new trailer out for Squadron 42 as nicely. Let’s dig in, we could?
The most important information is Alpha 3.11, which CIG is looking the Excessive Impression replace. It introduces three new starter ships, the Origin 100 collection. The 100i is specced out for ‘excessive touring,’ and boasts among the ‘verse’s finest gasoline effectivity. It has a high pace of 210 m/s, a two SCU cargo capability, and if issues get tough, it’s armed with twin S2 laser cannons. The 125a is extra of a dogfighter, sporting a rear-mounted missile rack along with the S2 laser cannons. Then there’s the 135c, which sacrifices a little bit of pace off the highest finish in change for a roomy six SCU cargo bay.
It doesn’t matter what you’re flying, you’ll need to overview your armaments – replace 3.11 additionally removes a number of of Star Citizen’s Armistice Zones, which means you’ll be able to anticipate extra ship-to-ship mud ups round house stations. You’ll discover that safety has been beefed up in sure high-traffic areas to anticipate this, so finest be prepared while you’re taking off in your subsequent interplanetary jaunt.
Right here’s a trailer for the Excessive Impression replace:
As you’ll be able to see briefly within the trailer, there are new high-powered weapons and ‘drive reactions’ to go along with them – hit somebody with a strong blast, and so they’ll whirl round from the drive of it. Neat.
CIG has additionally teased a have a look at Squadron 42’s Aciedo House Station – you’ll be able to watch that under. A extra in-depth have a look at the situation, together with an replace on the sport from Chris Roberts, VP of growth Brian Chambers, and inventive director Nick Elms is scheduled for October 10 at 9:00 PDT / 12:00 EDT / 17:00 BST.
Halloween occasions have additionally kicked off in Star Citizen. Now by way of October 31, you’ll be able to earn Halloween-themed helmets and apply a ‘Day of the Vara’ paintjob for the Cutlass. There’s additionally pumpkin-carving and cosplay competitions operating in the neighborhood to assist get into the spooky spirit.
There’s lots extra happening in Star Citizen this month, together with a significant election. Head to the official website for all the newest particulars.