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News Star Citizen’s ‘Squadron 42’ Campaign Delayed Again

Honey Bunny

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Star Citizen’s single-player campaign, initially revealed during Obama administration and slated for a 2016 release, has been delayed again. Dubbed Squadron 42, it has disappeared entirely from the project roadmap, and a note to the community from Creator Chris Roberts says that this is “because it is too early to discuss release or finish dates”.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier/2021/12/28/star-citizens-squadron-42-campaign-delayed-again/


 

Yui's Empire

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This would really not be an issue, but they keep selling content for Star Citizen by the thousands of dollars and have these giant timelines as to what comes when and why, and they can't ever get those things right. They should just stop making progress updates and show something when it's 99% done, whenever that is.
 

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It's nice to get a bi-yearly dose of the most inane ongoing disaster in gaming development after Duke Nukem Forever. People gave 100s of millions of dollars to a person with apparently no project management skills. It's just pure shadenfreude at this point.
 
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YuLY

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This idiot finally has a pretext to keep delaying that game, which by the way, its planned to be only part 1, they gonna make it episodic, jesus christ. This thing is vaporware.
 

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It's nice to get a bi-yearly dose of the most inane ongoing disaster in gaming development after Duke Nukem Forever. People gave 100s of millions of dollars to a person with apparently no project management skills. It's just pure shadenfreude at this point.
DNF never had this much funding available and all the manpower CiG has.
 

Panajev2001a

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I don't have a better analogy off the top of my head apart from sleazy ponzi schemes at this point tbh.
I think CiG monetised the development process itself, this is like a Reality TV Show mixed with an ARG, not sure the point is or was to actually release anything.

Watch out for more delays announced when they take the next-generation consoles card out of their pockets.
 
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I don't think it is comparable. 6 months would make a. Massive difference for CP, so would ditching the last gen. I don't think this can be said about SC. Wonder where they will be in 6 months.
I honestly want it to all turn out alright, I'll say that much. ... No more lawl
 

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Of course, he has to redecorate his $5 million mansion in Los Angeles first, such things are not done (or funded) overnight.
 
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Yeah it never had a release date to begin with I think.

But delay was annoying and expected. New gen, new cards, they missed the deadline and would work with the new capabilities of new gen hardware.

Expecting a 1.5 year delay after which I can start making jokes about them again with a clear conscience.
 
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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
 

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Haggard

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Of course. Why would you try to end your own business model?

As long as a single idiot is willing to pour money into a nonexistant product this scheme will be kept alive.
 
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billyxci

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not gonna hate on them...they have a product and people are willing to buy it. that product might not be what was originally promised but they are still making money so good on them i guess.

it's the idiots who backed it and keep buying ships that ought to be ridiculed.
 
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YeulEmeralda

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This would really not be an issue, but they keep selling content for Star Citizen by the thousands of dollars and have these giant timelines as to what comes when and why, and they can't ever get those things right. They should just stop making progress updates and show something when it's 99% done, whenever that is.

Maybe selling content is actually their real goal instead of delivering a finished product?
I mean CR has his mansion, the people who work at CIG get their paychecks. Everything is fine.
 
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wipeout364

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Hopefully they will change to a seasonal battle pass model and selling skins as they are starting to sound like a TV evangelist; the end is coming send money . That way you could gain levels playing the beta/alpha and also buy levels of course.