‘Star Citizen’ Update Expands Universe

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Star Citizen

Star Citizen – Alpha 3.9: Locked Up and Loaded has been released, introducing new gameplay systems, missions, locations, and more. Developed and published by Cloud Imperium Games (CIG), Star Citizen allows players to fly highly detailed space ships, explore life-sized planets, battle on foot in massive space stations, and discover other adventures in an expanding and changing galaxy.

With Wednesday’s launch of Star Citizen – Alpha 3.9: Locked Up and Loaded, players can look forward to more expanded experiences and deeper immersion based on community input and feedback. Highlights include the introduction of the Klescher Prison system, new criminal and bounty missions, a brand-new landing zone, the Esperia Prowler ship, a new unified friends list, streamlined weapon attachment UI, and other quality of life improvements. For full details and patch notes, check the website.

“Our universe continues to evolve and grow, and through the release of Alpha 3.9: Locked Up and Loaded, our players will have the ability to experience more socially driven adventures fueled by exciting new gameplay additions and technology enhancements,” said Chris Roberts, CEO of CIG and Creative Director of the game. “Today’s launch is part of our continued commitment to deliver notable updates on a consistent basis that greatly improve the overall experience in Star Citizen, and we continue to be humbled by the overwhelming support from our active players and community who contribute in making Star Citizen a success.”

To celebrate the release of the Star Citizen – Alpha 3.9: Locked Up and Loaded update, CIG is offering a limited time referral bonus for referring a friend to play the game. From April 29 through May 11, players who enlist a friend to join will earn a free Greycat PTV Buggy for both themselves and their friend. Learn more details about the limited time referral program on the website.

Star Citizen combines classic space sim gameplay with boundary-pushing visuals in a massively multiplayer setting. Players can live how they want to live: shift from cargo hauler to an outlaw or an explorer or any other role. Play across multiple planets and moons, including vast cities and underground caverns, all created with a unique combination of procedural planet technology and complementary hand-crafted design.

For further information, including how to download and play Star Citizen, visit the official website. For continued updates, keep up with the game on Facebook, Instagram, Twitch, Twitter, and YouTube.