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Star Citizen Mustang Sale Poll

The Roberts Space Industries website has a poll gauging interest from Star Citizen backers in them holding a limited sale this weekend of the Mustang, the alternate starter ship that was funded as a stretch goal back when the game had a mere $28 million in crowd-funding. Apparently none of the coding for the ship is done yet (of course, neither is the game), but word is: "Since that reveal, we’ve been inundated by support tickets demanding that we sell these new ships immediately." So here's their question:

We initially opted not to sell the Mustang alongside the announcement because it is still in the concept stages. The ship has not been built in 3D in the CryEngine yet, and they will likely not appear in your Hangar for several months. There’s no cool commercial or slate of variants yet, either. But the demand has been higher than we’ve ever seen for a prototype ship before, and so we’ve decided to leave the decision in your hands.

As promised, when we launch the Mustang, existing LTI Aurora users will be allowed to swap their ships for Mustangs. An LTI Mustang badge will be distributed to everyone with a qualifying Aurora, allowing them to melt the old ship for store credit and purchase an LTI Mustang.

Should we offer the Mustang as a limited sale this weekend? Vote below to decide!

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35. Re: Star Citizen Mustang Sale Poll Feb 26, 2014, 20:10 Slinkycatz
 
Way too many of you do not appear to understand the context of what you are talking about. If you take things out of context, your argument is going to be ridiculous because it is not dealing with reality. Please do your homework before you post.

I'm only into this game for $30, as I backed it during the Kickstarter phase. That gets me the Aurora ship with lifetime insurance. I've always planned to work my way up instead of buying any other ships.

Since the Mustang is in the same starter ship class as the Aurora, I've been given the option to switch to that ship and still be able to keep my lifetime insurance I earned with the Aurora. The Mustang is a more combat oriented ship, while the Aurora is a jack of all trades.

This Blues News post is about those who want to buy a Mustang. The question is whether they should sell this Mustang now when it won't be available for a few months, or only sell it when people can immediately see it in their hangar. I voted to wait, because otherwise we'd keep hearing from the "the latest hangar patch didn't include the Mustang, WAAAH" crowd.

Other than the cool concept art, this news is actually boring and insignificant... seeing some of you twist this into your convoluted conspiracy theories to make it match what you've personally been believing all along is ridiculous, frankly.

 
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