By Michael Fontanini / November 20th, 2020
Cloud Imperium Games has announced that the largest in-game event for Star Citizen, the Intergalactic Aerospace Expo (IAE) 2950, is just beginning. The event will run until Wednesday, December 2nd. It brings with it a chance for budding new pilots to jump in and download the game for free during the event before hopping into the pilot’s seat of all 100+ different vehicles to test fly them. If you’d like to dive into this offer, you can go get started here. You can find out plenty of information about how to participate in the event at this page. Note that your CPU must support AVX instructions to run the game, and they say that CPUs released in 2012 or later should work in general. There are some other details for the event, but first, here is the teaser trailer for it:
For the first time, the event features over 100 ships to try out. Also in the event is a surprise reveal from manufacturer Consolidated Outlands. The “Best in Show” ship awards will run from November 29th to December 2nd in the specially built Tobin Expo Hall in the city of New Babbage. There is a map of it in the info graphic below. Explore it for the first time, with the manufactures behind the various vehicles, weapons, and armor, as they showcase they’re latest gear, ships and design concepts. You can also watch daily updates from award-winning journalist and host of Galactic Gears, Jax McCleary, about the event. The developers have also released an info graphic on the event, which you can see below.
Star Citizen is a mix of classic space simulation and a massive multiplayer experience with beautiful graphics. Live as a galactic star citizen how you see fit, from cargo hauling, to exploring places from planets and moons to huge cities and underground caverns. All of this was created through a mixture of both procedural generation and hand crafting. You can find out more about Star Citizen at the official website. For the event itself, you can find out more at the Intergalactic Aerospace Expo (IAE) 2950 page. Lastly, here is that previously mentioned info graphic:
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