The Creator of space simulator Star Citizen, Chris Roberts announced the release date of a game based on the main project — Squadron 42.
The first version is expected in late 2019, early 2020 will launch alpha testing, and beta test is scheduled for the second half of 2020.
To accelerate the process helped $ 46 million from a private investor Clive Calder and his son Keith. In return they received a share of the company and a seat on the Board of Directors. Now the fans began to hope for a speedy release, after the postponement of first for 2014 and then for 2017.
Squadron 42 is a single of the most successful projects crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Eight years ago, he received 2.1 million dollars.
Subsequently, the company has collected more than 211 million dollars and have involved famous actors: Marc Hamill, Gary Oldman, Gillian Anderson, Henry Cavill and others. Pre-order the game already has issued more than two million people.