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[SC] Star Citizen Anniversary Sale

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Greetings Citizens,

Happy anniversary, Star Citizen! Late November marks the end of Star Citizen’s original campaign. One year ago, Chris and the nascent development team broadcast a 24-hour event to push for funding for Star Citizen’s original stretch goals. The massive success of that event (and the overall campaign) prompted us to decide to make Star Citizen entirely backer funded… and it’s a decision we haven’t regretted!

This anniversary sale is a thank you for the tremendous support and dedication all our backers have shown to make this game a reality. Many backers have asked for an opportunity to pick up some of the limited ships offered earlier in the campaign, and so we are giving you that option today. But before we get to the ships, we want to be absolutely clear: purchasing additional ships is NOT necessary. Sales like this are about supporting Star Citizen, about offering additional ways to start the game and about helping us expand the overall vision… but nothing beyond a starter package will ever be necessary for a backer to get the full Star Citizen experience.

Anniversary Sale

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At the end of the original campaign, we introduced a second set of Star Citizen ships, designs we had been developing for deeper gameplay. Some of these ships, like the M50, have since been finished while others, like the Caterpillar, are still in development for a future multi-crew Arena Commander release (and in the longer term, the persistent universe.)

For Star Citizen’s first anniversary, these ships were brought back for another limited sale by popular demand. And for the second anniversary, we’re doing it again… along with some other limited edition favorites that backers have been asking for. For the next week, an armada of additional Star Citizen ships are available in the pledge store. It’s not every ship we’ve ever sold… but it’s close!

Unlike last year’s sale, ships this year will be available for a full week. If you’re interested in purchasing a Caterpillar, M50, Super Hornet or any of the others listed below then you have through Monday, December 1st to pick it up. In addition to these ships, we’re also making a ‘limited in number’ ship available next week. Details on this ship are also available below.



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Finally, we’re ending the process with a much-awaited concept sale! On November 28th, we will launch the Anvil Carrack explorer concept sale. The Carrack will be available for $345, with LTI and the standard concept sale bonus features (in-game ship model and poster.)

Limited Edition Ships

Aurora LX

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Origin 350r

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300i Upgrade
315p Upgrade
325a Upgrade
M50 Upgrade

Anvil F7C-M Super Hornet

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F7C-S Ghost Available when Super Hornet is flyable
F7C-R Tracker Available when Super Hornet is flyable

MISC Freelancer MIS

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Freelancer DUR Available when MIS is flyable
Freelancer MAX Available when MIS is flyable

Origin M50 Interceptor

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Aurora MR Upgrade
Aurora LX Upgrade
Aurora LN Upgrade
300i Upgrade
315p Upgrade
325a Upgrade

Drake Cutlass Blue

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Cutlass Black Upgrade
Cutlass Red Available when Cutlass Blue is flyable

Standalone Limited Concept Ships

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In addition to the limited ships above, we will also be offering limited allotments of a brand new Star Citizen capital ship! Friday, November 28th will see the launch of the largest capital ship we will make available to players during the pledge campaign: the Javelin destroyer. 200 Javelins will be sold for $2,500 each, with allotments being released at 6 AM, noon, 6 PM and midnight Pacific time. You’ll learn a lot more about the Javelin on Friday, but it’s important to note that this isn’t the ultimate battleship for players who can afford it: Javelins will be sold stripped of military hardware, and it will be a new starting challenge for players to work together with their organizations to outfit them. The Javelin comes with LTI.

But that’s not all! We’re making the Javelin available for hardcore players who are dedicated to supporting Star Citizen… and we’re using the opportunity to allow new players to join the game as well. We’re using the assortment of Javelin destroyers to subsidize discount packages for new players: 200 Javelins means we can make 5,000 $20 Aurora game packages available for sale at the same time!

Schedule for the Javelin allotments

Time slot Allotment size
Nov 28th, 6AM PST 50
Nov 28th, Noon PST 50
Nov 28th, 6PM PST 50
Nov 29th, Midnight PST 50

Pricing & Hull Insurance

For this sale only, prices will remain the same as when the ships were last introduced. And for the duration of the sale, all of the limited ships will be offered with two-year insurance instead of the standard six months. If you have picked up one of these ships with six-month insurance in the past, you can melt it and use the store credit to switch to this year’s release.

For more information about Insurance, head over to the Insurance FAQ here.

Do I Need to Buy Another Ship?

NO! Remember: we are offering these pledge ships to help fund Star Citizen’s development and because of player demand. All of these ships will be available for in-game credits in the final universe, and they are not required to start the game. The design goal is to make additional ships available that give players a different experience rather than a particular advantage when the persistent universe launches. Every sale supports expanding Star Citizen’s overall development, but none are required to gain full enjoyment from the game.




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A bit out of my price range, hopefully someone can grab one.

Ideally I would be willing to buy an LTI Idres from someone at cost that wanted to melt it or sell it in order to buy one of these. I may well sell it later in hopes of an Idres. If it doesn't work out play-ability wise I can sell it and pick up an Idress. I have sold off 7 Bitcoins in order to be able to grab this. I got those 7 BTC for far less the 2500. ;)

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Pretty much your own small Battelstar. :) Can't wait till Friday for all the stats. How many fighters, guns, etc. I saw at least 8 double mounted turrets but there could be much more.

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This ship is not for a single person or even a small group of friends. It is intended to be a org/clan run ship. I know for a fact several SC orgs/clan are pooling up to get on of these. I can get one but there is no point if there is no interest in using this as a clan ship. It comes "stripped" of military hardware and is intended to be outfitted by the org/clan that runs it. These are extremely limited and only a small percent of all the orgs/clans in SC will have it. Those that do will be forces to be reckoned with. Image this ship cursing to battle with 2 or 3 Idiri and and assortment of the clans ships against another clan or game event. Anyway is there any interest in the 47th to pulling some $ together to buy this for the clan? I am willing to put a good chuck of cash on it if so. If not I will chase an Idris M down somewhere.

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Cool Destroy. I know Cav has said he would add in too. Also if you don't want to part with cash and have extra or unwanted ships they can be gifted instead. I'm willing to going on half ($1250) so the rest has to come from the clan. It goes on sale Friday at certain times and is very limited. Also if you don't want to part with cash and have extra or unwanted ships they can be gifted instead. Think Idris style sales. Hitting F5 like a mother and catching it as soon as it hits. I have funds to get it outright so giving the clan money on sat or Sunday wont be an issue. I would like the cash or gifted ship credits (any ship I can melt for credits) by then so I can also buy other ships from the sale I want but wont be able to if I pay for this upfront. Whatever money any one commits I will tally for a record and give to Cav. This ship may well have it's own account but if not I can gift to a clan owned one if need be other wise I won't mined having in my hangar. I really do think this will make for some epic clan play. Every thing from boarding assaults of big ships to full on pounding of enemy fleets and enemy platform and station. The 47th will be one of the elite orgs/clans in terms of fire power and projection of force even more so than it is now.

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Ok Cav. That's pretty cool of you. Don't do anything with you Tally until we get this acquired. It is very limited and I'm think it's going to be like the Idris sales where. Mere second's to cart it and check out. It may be easier on the last batches but I don't think so. Many orgs/clans are going for this and I'm pretty sure more than the supply.

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