Star Citizen
02. The Universe

The lore behind
star citizen's
living, breathing
universe

Stanton III, ArcCorp, Concept Art

Alien Races, Concept Art

Stanton Marketplace, Concept Art

  • THE UEE

    THE UEE

    The United Empire of Earth is the beating heart of Humanity in the 30th century. Governed from its capital on Earth in the Sol System, the UEE controls dozens of systems, worlds and moons. While billions of Humans live within the Empire, only a small percentage have earned the right to call themselves Citizens.

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  • THE ALIENS

    THE ALIENS

    Humans are not alone in the universe. A multitude of intelligent species live, trade and wage war among the stars. Some, like the Banu and Xi'an, have made a tenuous peace with the UEE. Others, like the Tevarin, have been conquered. And then there are those like the Vanduul who threaten to destroy everything that Humanity has built.

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  • THE YEAR 2947

    THE YEAR 2947

    Set 930 years in the future, Star Citizen takes you to a time when Humanity has spread through out the stars to dozens of worlds. However, where we go from here is far from certain. While Vanduul clans have escalated their attacks along the UEE's border, political unrest threatens to tear the Empire apart, and crime is rising in the face of a government stretched too thin.

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02.01 A ship for
every situation

SOAR THROUGH
THE STARS

With the freedom to choose from dozens of vehicles, what kind of experience a pilot has will be affected by the type of ship they select to fly through the depths of space.

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02.02 Lore & Fiction
Spectrum Dispatch

Time
Capsule

Timeline from modern day to the 30th Century

  • 2075: The Stars Get A Little Closer

    The morning of May 3, 2075 started out like any other. Rebecca Childress sat at the dining table coloring while her mom watched the morning news.

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  • 2113: When Do We Go Too Far?

    Editorial from United Times Archive Published April 21, 2113 START FILE...

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  • 2120: Give These People Air

    After years of simulations and tests, the governments of the world pool their knowledge and resources to attempt the first planetary conversion. The test subject:  Mars.

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Spectrum
Stories

The Latest News and Entertainment from 2947

  • Clean Shot: Cargolympics Return

    On today's Clean Shot. Craig takes a look at the future of the Cargolympics in the wake of the Vanduul attack on Vega.

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  • Empire Report: Victory on the Vanduul Front

    Get the details on Admiral Bishop's victory on the Vanduul front during tonight's Empire Report.

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  • AREMIS POST: DAY ONE: A NEW DAWN

    First in Sean Nazawa's series of stories chronicling the trials and tribulations of a group of Naval recruits.

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All Stories

Thrilling
Tales

Serialized Narratives from Deep Space

All Stories

02.03 Behold the
Universe

All known systems revealed

The Starmap, Adobe’s 2016 Cutting Edge Project of the Year, is a web-based interactive guide to the Star Citizen universe.

Explore, learn and plan

02.04 Check Ignition
Prepare for flight

The
Mustang Alpha Starter Pack

Speed and maneuverability with sleek style.
$45.00 USD
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The
Aurora MR Starter Pack

Versatile utility ship with combat capabilities.
$35.00 USD$45.00 USDSave$10.00 USD
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*Note: Star Citizen Alpha 3.0 is currently available to download and play. Additional features and updates will be released as they are developed.

Show PC Requirements

* Windows 7 (64bit) with Service Pack 1, Windows 8 (64bit), Windows 10 - Anniversary Update (64bit)
* DirectX 11 Graphics Card with 2GB RAM (4GB strongly recommended)
* Quad Core CPU
* 16GB+ RAM
* SSD strongly recommended