Star Citizen Leaves Some CPUs Behind

Roberts Space Industries announces they are no longer supporting processors without Advanced Vector Extension support in Star Citizen (thanks Tom's Hardware). Thus their space game announced a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away will not support CPUs released prior to 2011::
We wanted to give you a heads up that we'll be updating our minimum system requirements with the update coming to the RSI Launcher tomorrow. Specifically, AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions) CPU technology will be a requirement going forward. It's important to note that only older CPUs don't utilize this technology, and we expect very few of you to be impacted by this change.

AVX technology was introduced with Intel's Sandy Bridge processor and AMD's Bulldozer processor (both released in 2011). This means that processors that pre-date this will no longer be able to effectively launch Star Citizen from the updated launcher.
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Razumen wrote on Oct 12, 2020, 05:40:
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Oct 12, 2020, 03:38:
Razumen wrote on Oct 11, 2020, 20:18:
crazedgironemo wrote on Oct 11, 2020, 19:26:
Remember the 'cutting edge' camera feature that will translate your facial motions into the game? Yeah, I didn't think so.
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That's actually in the game. And it works.
It is in game but it is a broken mess. It is only shown locally and not transmitted across the network, which defeats the point in an MMO.

It's not really a broken mess if it works but the data's just not being sent across the server. It's also a bloody alpha, so things are bound to break anyways.

That said, I don't think it's something the game need right from 1.0. They should've planned it as a post-release addition.


"It's not really broken if it doesn't work right."

SC fans in a nutshell.

Steele Johnson wrote on Oct 12, 2020, 11:12:
The last resort is when you start playing the "when it's done" card. Didn't George Broussard (Duke Nukem Forever) play that card after slipping 4 or 5 times?

100%, They pioneered the term... didn't work out so well for them. I still want to try that original build shown at e3.
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