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April 3rd 2017

This Week in Star Citizen
April 3rd, 2017

Greetings Citizens

Hey Citizens!

What an exciting weekend it has been! Have you gotten a chance to fly the Drake Buccaneer yet? Well, last Friday we released Star Citizen Alpha 2.6.2 to the LIVE server and have spent much of the weekend reading all of the great feedback on all that 2.6.2 has to offer.

Let’s see what is going on this week:

Today’s Citizens of the Stars episode has Ben Lesnick introducing Erris, one of the founders of the popular fansite, Relay. Then, Jared Huckaby puts Vehicle Art Director Nathan Dearsley in the hotseat for this week’s Quantum Questions. What’s this about a ‘Defender concept ship’ in Quantum Questions? Watch to find out.

On Wednesday, our bi-weekly show The Loremaker’s Guide to the Galaxy is back! CIG Archivist Cherie Heiberg travels to the Yulin System in the Banu Protectorate. Discover how tensions between two Banu guilds affect the most popular Sataball arena in this week’s show.

Thursday’s episode of Around the ‘Verse visits our Austin Studio with an update from Jake Ross, and Turbulent’s Benoit Beausejour. Going forward, Turbulent will be joining the Austin, Texas studio updates, so look forward to more Spectrum news in the future.

To end the week, we are hosting Happy Hour Interview, where we kidnap a CIG developer and subject them to questions from backers on our official Twitch channel. Last month’s guests were Sean Tracy and Steve Bender. Joining us this week is a surprise (because we don’t know, yet).

Cliffhangars – Ahhhhhhh!

Tyler Nolin
AKA Admiral Sloth
Community Manager

The Weekly Community Content Schedule

MONDAY, APRIL 3rd, 2017
            Citizens of the Stars   (

TUESDAY, APRIL 4th, 2017
            Weekly Lore Post   (

            Loremaker’s Guide to the Galaxy!   (

            Around the Verse   (
            Vault Update   

FRIDAY, APRIL 7th, 2017
            Happy Hour Interview: Guest and Time TBD (
            RSI Newsletter

Community Spotlight: April 3rd, 2017 – Translation Citizen

Star Citizen is a truly global phenomenon. There is something really special about those who take the time localize information for others. Here’s a small sampling of the amazing work dedicated citizens around the world are doing to bring Star Citizen to every corner of the globe.

Visit the Community Hub

Ciudadano Estelar

Ciudadano Estelar is a fan site dedicated to the Spanish-speaking community. Both Frost and Vendaval work to translate Around the ‘Verse episodes, lore posts, and everything in between. is one of the more popular websites for our Russian community. They have an in-depth FAQs page that helps players with everything from playing in Arena Commander, how to navigate around their account page, and of course, translating the official videos on our YouTube channel.

Star Citizen Traduction

Star Citizen Traduction helps with our French-speaking community the same way the previous sites do. They are a group of dedicated backers who continually update the Star Citizen website and videos on a daily basis.


AngryBOT is a YouTube content creator who has created a guide on using the Community Hub, translating the important parts of the Issue Council in order to make it more accessible for the German Community.

German Translation of the Issue Council

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