Star Citizen has raised a total of $35 million since it launched its crowdfunding campaign a year ago.
Late last month, Cloud Imperium Games Corporation announced that they reached the $33 million mark meaning they’ve raised a further $2 million just within less than a month.
According to developer Chris Roberts, 6,167 new backers were responsible for “a large amount” of the funding making the total amount of backers over 330,000.
“When I started this journey I would have never guessed that we would have come so far in such a short time,” wrote Roberts in an official statement. “$35M in funds raised to build Star Citizen before the end of 2013 it [sic] truly a monumental achievement! You’re not just re-writing the rules of how games are made and funded but you’re showing the power that a communited community has to achieve a vision that so many peope said was no longer relevant.”
“You’ve broken every record there is in crowd funding – and not just for games – for any type of project,” he continued.
The current stretch goal is now $36 million which will unlock the Tamsa system, a “massive central star that has collapsed into a black hole.”
Last week, it was announced that Star Citizen’s dogfighting module has been postponed to a few months in order to fix the multiplayer servers. However,