Cloud Imperium has announced that Star Citizen has raised over $1.75 million since the original Kickstarter for the game concluded. As of midday on February 15, the funding campaign for Star Citizen had reached $8.08 million with more than 142,000 pledges; notably, over 3,400 new accounts have been created and more than $500,000 has been raised since the beginning of February.
“The amount of support we are seeing from our fans is nothing short of amazing. Our backers are totally connecting with the development team and it just gets them so excited to come in to the office every day and work to make the next great space sim,” said Chris Roberts, CEO and creative director at Cloud Imperium Games. “Star Citizen will breathe new life into PC games and the space sim genre and we encourage anyone out there who hasn’t registered for the game to visit our web site www.robertsspaceindustries.com and join the great community that we engage with daily while pursuing our goal of creating the best space sim on the market.”