June 24, 2024

Star Citizen’s newest DLC pack prices virtually £46,000 (€53K /$58K).

Developer Cloud Imperium Group’s newest Legatus DLC pack – at all times the sport’s most controversial add-on – initially went on sale for an eye-watering £21K ($27K) 5 years in the past. The newest, as noticed by Tweaktown, is at present on sale for £46,000 and contains all the pieces in prior Legatus packs together with all of the add-ons launched since.

Star Citizen: 2023 12 months in Assessment.

The web site provides that Squadron 42 is “at present below improvement” and reminds gamers that Star Citizen is at present obtainable in Alpha with “further options and updates” launched “as they’re developed”.

“Forward of all others, this definitive armada is an equal match to the noble title of Legatus Navium,” the official web site explains, simply earlier than confirming the value: €53,121.60 (the equal of £45,712.88 / $58,163.42 at as we speak’s charges).

“Comprised of over 175 vessels from each producer of be aware, this excellent assortment, together with all ships launched and concepted via 2953, empowers each fleet commander to forge an enduring legacy, main humanity in the direction of a brighter future.

“The Karna “Ascension” Rifle might be obtainable in-game in Q1 2024.”

Have £46K mendacity round and really feel like getting concerned? Properly, that will not be sufficient. You will have to make your funds stretch even additional, apparently, as you seemingly cannot even purchase the pack till you attain a sure tier of Star Citizen’s Chairman’s Membership. IGN reviews that it’s worthwhile to spend “$10,000 on different in-game objects” (that is £7.8K / €9.1K) to even be given the chance to purchase the Legatus pack.

Gamers level out that “you solely want one $45 ship to play the sport”, and “all the pieces might be earned in recreation doing group content material with different gamers, or strictly solo”. Different, cheaper packs are additionally obtainable.

Final yr, Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Group acquired the Montreal-based studio, Turbulent. Turbulent and Cloud Imperium had been collaborating collectively on Star Citizen since 2012.

The acquisition implies that Cloud Imperium now has over 1100 folks “all over the world engaged on its bold tasks”, together with Austin, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, Manchester, and Montreal, and all 189 Turbulent workers “stay[ed] in place”. The studio’s present administration group additionally remained in situ.