New in-game commercial for Star Citizen released

It’s like a car commercial, but SPACESHIPS!

Star Citizen, the upcoming super-crowdfunded game about spaceships, just released a shiny new video. The great thing about this video is that it isn’t a trailer or a teaser, but rather a commercial. Not a commercial for the game, but a commercial for a brand of spaceship within the game. Genius! It’s all rendered in-engine and in real time at 4K resolution, according to the website.

I didn’t back Star Citizen, but I do hope that it can at least live up to the legacy of the best spaceship game ever: Freelancer. If I can get lost in Star Citizen‘s world, traveling back and forth between the Nomad System (or whatever the equivalent is) in order to buy and sell cargo to turn a profit, then Star Citizen may be able to fill that Freelancer-sized hole in my heart.

The development team behind Star Citizen certainly has big dreams and aspirations, and I just hope it doesn’t get too big for its britches. 

Patrick Hancock
During the day, he teaches high school kids about history. At night he kicks their butts in competitive games like Rocket League, Dota 2, Overwatch, and Counter-Strike. Disclosure: I've personally backed Double Fine Adventure, Wasteland 2, Dead State, SPORTSFRIENDS, Torment: Tides of Numera, STRAFE, and The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls. I have previously written for AbleGamers.com and continue to support them whenever possible (like HumbleBundle).