Roberts Space Industries website
announces the release of a patch for Star Citizen,
updating the alpha version of Cloud Imperium's space game to version 2.4,
calling this the "biggest and most important update since Star Citizen Alpha
2.0." This adds new currency and purchase options to the game, imbues their
persistent universe with some actual persistence, and puts more virtual items on
sale, and more.
has the detailed patch notes, and here's an overview:
Citizen Alpha 2.4 is now live! This major update to Star Citizen’s persistent
universe is now available in your launcher. Alpha 2.4 introduces the first
iteration of in-game persistence and shopping, as well as major changes to the
controls, updates to the ship roster (including making the massive Starfarer
flyable in-game), bug fixes, balance updates and more! In short, this is our
biggest and most important update since Star Citizen Alpha 2.0.