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December 20th 2021

This Week in Star Citizen
December 20, 2021

Happy Monday, everyone!

Alpha 3.16 is approaching, having undergone rigorous testing on the PTU during the last couple of days. As a result, we’re aiming to release the patch to the Live servers this week, so warm up your engines and keep an eye on Spectrum for when the new update drops. As is tradition, we’ve also published a Patch Watch spotlighting some of the new features and improvements our teams are working on that don’t appear on the Public Roadmap. This time, we’re shining a light on additions that will make your dealings with the law system much more enjoyable.

In our last Inside Star Citizen episode of the year, we looked back at Star Citizen’s progress during 2021 and gave you a look at what’s coming up in Alpha 3.16. We also shared an exclusive first peek at the latest ship from Drake Interplanetary, the Cutlass Steel!

With the Luminalia festivities underway, you still have a chance to bag one of the sweet rewards we’ve got waiting for you in our two contests. You can show us how you’re celebrating in-game in our Luminalia Screenshot Contest or share a manufacturer-themed greeting in our Season’s Greetings Contest (or why not both?!).

Also, make sure to check out our Luminalia Calendar to receive goodies every day until December 22, ranging from free ship paints to in-game sweaters and more!

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

On Tuesday, the Narrative team is back, with more content being added to our ever-expanding Galactapedia.

Wednesday the Banu are breaking out their ceremonial lamps, which means it’s time to celebrate Luminalia! This is your last chance to grab the small gifts from the Luminalia Calendar, so make sure you’ve secured them all!

On Thursday, you’ll see an update to the Subscriber Vault and the weekly RSI Newsletter delivered to your inbox. Our subscribers can also look forward to the December issue of Jump Point.

This is the last ‘This Week in Star Citizen’ post of 2021, so we want to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and inspiration over the year. We’ll be back in January and look forward to what the new year brings!

Have a wonderful holiday season, happy Luminalia! And until next year, we’ll see you in the ‘verse!

Ulf Kuerschner
Lead Community Manager

Image by Asphalion

The Weekly Community Content Schedule

            This Week in Star Citizen   

            Galactapedia Update  


            Jump Point – December Issue   
            Subscriber Vault Update   
            Weekly Newsletter   

Community MVP: December 20, 2021

We're constantly amazed at 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 the chance to see it here!

Lights – A Luminalia greeting by OliverZark

“Lights” is a heartwarming short film by nine different Star Citizen organizations that beautifully captures the spirit of Luminalia.

Watch the full video on the Community Hub

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