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June 1st 2020

This Week in Star Citizen
June 1st, 2020

Happy Monday everyone!

As Invictus Launch Week comes to a close, we’d like to thank everyone who participated in the Free Fly and celebrated the might of the UEE Navy in-game! The Free Fly ends tomorrow, June 2nd, so be sure to jump in and check out the day’s flyable selection! Also, the limited edition Invictus Launch Week Avenger starter will fly away at midnight (Pacific) on June 3rd.

It’s is your last chance to submit entries to our two Invictus Launch Week contents for a chance to win some sweet ships. Delight and Inspire future soldiers with our Recruitment Poster Contest, accepting submissions until midnight tonight (PDT)! Sweep us off our feet with your most stunning flight maneuvers with our Invictus Launch Week Video Contest, accepting submissions until June 3rd at midnight PDT. We’ll be announcing the winners of both contests this Friday.

Now, let’s see what’s going on this week:

On Tuesday, the Narrative Team will be sharing a portfolio on Gyson Inc.

Wednesday brings our PU & SQ42 Monthly Reports, as well as an AMA on the upcoming Theaters of War (working title) game mode, hosted by three members of the team developing it – Sean Tracy, Rich Tyrer, and Jonny Jacevicius. They’ll be hopping in to answer your questions at 11:30 AM PDT (6:30 PM UTC), and we’ll open up the thread on Spectrum 15 minutes early to begin collecting questions.

Thursday’s episode of Inside Star Citizen will tackle the topic of Restricted Areas, and will feature a Sprint Report. Also, our designers will be answering your submitted questions in the Origin G12 Rover Q&A.

On Friday, Sarah McCulloch from the Ship and Vehicle Team will join us for another game dev process episode of Star Citizen Live. Be sure to tune in on Twitch at 10AM PDT (5:00PM UTC). We’ll also see updates to the Subscriber Vault and Roadmap, with an accompanying Roadmap Roundup, and a Weekly Newsletter that will be delivered right to your inbox. In case you missed the action on Wednesday, you can look forward to a Theaters of War AMA Recap: a collection of all the questions answered by the team.

Last but not least, we’re aware that many of you eagerly await the Squadron 42 Update video we had mentioned previously. We’re eager too! So much so, that we jumped the gun and posted a publish date prematurely. We mentioned editorial issues, and to be very specific about what that meant, the video just wasn’t good enough, which oftentimes can be the case when working creatively. It’s very rare that we publish any video without it going through some level of iteration – our goal is to provide you all with meaningful content after-all. For this episode, it lacked the b-roll to properly illustrate what we were discussing, which led to it feeling like a lot of words without visual substance. We played with it, and added more visuals to better accompany our discussion. However, it became clear that we still weren’t quite there. So we’ve had to re-shoot some of it to better reflect what we want to show.

To properly set expectations, this specific video is just another way to share more information by checking in with Brian Chambers and some of the devs and seeing what they are working on. Our goal overall is simply to create more ways to share Squadron 42 progress updates with you, especially in lieu of the Roadmap visualization which is being updated. We don’t want to leave you in the dark! So, while progress continues on an updated Roadmap (which we’re looking forward to rolling out), stay tuned and we’ll update the community content schedule as quickly as possible, and not before it’s ready.

Molly Joseph
Associate Community Manager

Screenshot by MrEquilibrium


The Weekly Community Content Schedule


MONDAY, JUNE 1st, 2020
            This Week in Star Citizen   

TUESDAY, JUNE 2nd, 2020
            Lore Post- Portfolio: Gyson Inc.   

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3rd, 2020
            Theaters of War Spectrum AMA   
            PU Monthly Report  
            SQ42 Monthly Report  

THURSDAY, JUNE 5th, 2020
            Inside Star Citizen      (youtube.com/user/RobertsSpaceInd)
            Q&A: Origin G12 Rover      (robertsspaceindustries.com)

FRIDAY, JUNE 6th, 2020
            Star Citizen Live   (twitch.tv/starcitizen)
            Roadmap Update   (https://robertsspaceindustries.com/roadmap/board/1-Star-Citizen)
            Roadmap Roundup   
            Subscriber Vault Update   
            Weekly Newsletter   
            Theaters of War AMA Recap   
            Invictus Launch Week Video Contest Winners Announcement   (robertsspaceindustries.com/spectrum/)
            UEE Rectuitment Poster Content Winners Announcement   (robertsspaceindustries.com/spectrum/)



Weekly Wisdom: Aliens.


Through the long history of the galaxy of Star Citizen & Squadron 42, we’ve come into contact with quite a few intelligent alien races. While our fellow spacefaring species aren’t yet traversing the PU, echoes of their cultures and modified-for-human-use versions of their ships can be seen throughout the Stanton System.

Take a minute to familiarize yourself with our intragalactic neighbors, the Xi’an, the Banu, the Tevarin, and the Vanduul by diving into the history on their Galactapedia pages!

Community MVP: June 1st, 2020



We're constantly amazed by the contributions made by the Star Citizen community. Whether it's fan art, a cinematic, YouTube guide, or even a 3D print of your favorite ship, we love it all! Every week, we select one piece of content submitted to the Community Hub and highlight it here. The highlighted content creator will be awarded an MVP badge on Spectrum and be immortalized in our MVP section of the Hub.

Don’t forget to submit your content to our Community Hub for a chance at seeing it here!


Invictus Launch Week Javelin Tour


Get a beautiful birds-eye view of the ships featured in the UEE Navy's Invictus Launch Week celebration from the master of cinematic flight himself, Terada!

Watch the video on the Community Hub

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