Though the Stretch
Goals page on the Roberts Space Industries website
shows Star Citizen
crowdfunding campaign has raised over $168 million, Cloud Imperium has figured out another way to raise funds
for the space game besides selling virtual ship licenses. Word is they are now
licensing land claims.
covers the details and
Word is: "Please Note: These claim licenses are being made available for
pledging to help fund Star Citizen’s development. The ability to obtain these
claim licenses will ultimately be available for in-game credits and/or otherwise
earnable through play in the game. Pledging for these claim licenses now allows
us to include deeper features in the Star Citizen game, and is not required for
starting the game."
notes that these parcels are priced like full games, ranging from $50