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DID YOU KNOW? Star Citizen will feature an additional ship class, the escort carrier. BY FEYLAN Every backer will get a free digital 42-page Upgrade Handbook manual with their game which goes through the process of customizing and overclocking ship systems! Welcome to our new informational article series, “Did You Know?” where we talk about some interesting Star Citizen facts that you might not have known about. In our first of the series we’ll look at some of the Star Citizen stretch goals which you may not have known about, and which we hope you find as exciting as we do. There are many more than are listed here, so take a look at them if you get the chance! Arena mode: The next generation of Wing Commander’s TrainSim allows pilots to test out their combat skills against friends or strangers in a simulation. Gain valuable combat experience without the downside of losing your ship in the game universe! Place bets on competitions across the galaxy. Star Citizen will feature an additional flyable ship class, the battlecruiser. Cockpit decorations: Turn your stock cockpit into your Know your foe with a Jane’s Fighting Ships style manual home with personalized decorations; amaze your friends with bobbleheads, photographs, dinosaurs, fuzzy dice, nose free in PDF form to all pledgers. art, posters and many more cool options! Professional mod tools: free for all players. Ship boarding: learn more about how Star Citizen will allow Manage Space Stations: Players will compete to own and players to conduct boarding operations. operate a limited number of space stations across the galaxy. Star Citizen will feature the playable ship class, the cruiser. Extended hardcore flight sim controller support: Flight Chairs, multiple monitors, Track-IR, MFD (Multi Function Displays) and more on launch. Enhanced boarding options: heavy weapons, zero gravity simulation, suit HUD options and EVA and melee combat. First person combat on select lawless planets. Don’t just battle on space stations and platformsloch take the fight to the ground! Salvage Mechanic: Salvage isn’t an aside: it’s a career, with its own mechanic, story tie-ins and universe-shaping endgames. Tablet companion application to check on your inventory, Facial Capture System. We’ve researched a technology that commission or find missions and get the galactic news feed. uses a series of cameras to capture real heads and import them into the game. Squadron 42 will feature celebrity voice-acting including Public Transportation System: Need to get from one at least one favorite from Wing Commander and 50 total place to another but don’t have a starship? We’re building a missions. galactic transportation system. You can travel via transport from system to system in Star Citizen and even ship items Professional motion capture for the Squadron 42 (like a ship you need moved to another hangar.) With this cutscenes. stretch goal, we’ll expand this system: star liners, long range transports, charter ships and flyable shuttles! Star Citizen will launch with 100 star systems. Enhanced Capital Ship Systems: In addition to the command and control systems we’ve already outlined, we’re going to expand capital ship functions! Lead a damage Cloud Imperium Games will build their own mocap studio control team to fight fires and repair key systems during battle, control internal bulkheads to slow boarders and to improve the quality of Star Citizen and Squadron 42’s man a number of consoles, like navigation and engineering, cutscenes. that will make commanding a capital ship feel even more Build professional sound studios. We’ll move Star Citizen’s immersive. sound production from a home office to high tech facilities Enhanced Mission Design for that will give us access to cutting edge sound effects and Squadron 42: From opening Hollywood voice talent! with an epic battle instead of a Professional-quality feature-length Behind the Scenes of training patrol to missions that seamlessly combine boarding Star Citizen documentary film. and space combat, we aim to put you right into the action! Star Citizen and Squadron 42 will feature a full orchestral score. INFORMATION -03-