Star Citizen's Public Test Universe is now live

Star Citizen's Public Test Universe

Star Citizen's Public Test Universe is now live

Star Citizen's Public Test Universe is now live


One of the most hyped kickstarter-projects of all time has to be Star Citizen, an ambitious space sim by Chris Roberts, the mind behind Wing Commander. The project caught attention very soon and millions of dollars were backed. The developer set funding goals, and the more money was backed, the more content would be added. The counter is currently at a whopping $69.7 million, which is a huge budget for a single game. Developer Cloud Imperium Games has announced that the Public Test Universe is open for all backers as of today.

The Public Test Universe used to be available to only a small number of backers. The PTU includes features that have not been made publicly available yet, and need more testing. Cloud Imperium warns that this beta is 'not for the faint of heart'. Players could possibly encounter unstable and unplayable features, and the developer would appreciate it if players would report encountered bugs here, and post general feedback here.

 Star Citizen's Public Test Universe is now live


The developer has posted instructions on how to enter the PTU, read the below:

Step One: Copy your RSI account to the PTU. Go to your My RSI area, select settings and then access Public Test Universe to begin this process. This will copy all of your account settings, pledges and configuration data to the PTU version of the RSI environment. You will then receive an email with a new password and additional instructions.

Step Two: Open the Star Citizen launcher, log in with your existing RSI account.

Step Three: Access the Settings area of the Star Citizen launcher (the cog at the top) and locate the Game Channel list.

Step Four: Select ‘Public Test Universe’ in the Game Channel list and then close the settings page.

Step Five: Log out of the Launcher, then log back in using the new password in the email generated by Step One. Reverse this process to switch back to the standard release channel.

Cloud Imperium Games states that the PTU won't be a permanent feature, and will only be available when there are certain features that need testing. It will be disabled when the developer releases a public update.

So there you have it, if you backed Star Citizen, you can now enter the Public Test Universe. Are you a backer of Star Citizen? Let us know.

Join the discussion on the Star Citizen Public Test Universe on the OC3D Forums.


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Most Recent Comments

21-01-2015, 10:16:22

Currently you can test the FPS module. Yaaaay.Quote

22-01-2015, 04:09:50

Originally Posted by barnsley View Post
Currently you can test the FPS module. Yaaaay.
No, you cannot. Reading the whole article might give you a clue of what you can test.Quote

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