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Star Citizen – Best PC Build & Setup (2022)

I have analyzed Star Citizen’s performance in great detail and it is indeed a demanding game. Object details are much higher compared to other games while at the same time rendering massive space ships and entire planets further adds to the load. There are several techniques that CIG uses to address these issues. Object Container Streaming (OCS) both on the …

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Star Citizen Performance Guide and Optimal Settings (2022)

Star Citizen is one of the most visually stunning experiences out there. From the frigid biomes of Microtech to the pollution ravaged savannas of Hurston, and from the detailed carvings of the Banu ships to the massive kilometer-long Bengal carriers, its a masterpiece in graphical fidelity. But this fidelity comes at a cost. The no-compromise approach of Star Citizen appeals …

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Star Citizen 2022 Review – Is it worth buying?

Even the game’s harshest critics would agree that  Star Citizen is one of the most ambitious gaming projects ever undertaken. Too much ambition can sometimes lead to unrealistic expectations and endless perfectionism. But does Star Citizen fall into that trap? Or is the talent and experience of Chris Roberts and hundreds of other developers at Cloud Imperium games enough to …

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Star Citizen – Best Joysticks, HOTAS, Controllers (2022)

To fully enjoy the BDSSE (Best Damn Space Sim Ever), you need the best damn controllers ever. While keyboard and mouse works for Star Citizen, its not the ideal way to play it (except for the first person parts). This is because space sims like Star Citizen and Elite Dangerous have 6 dof (degrees of freedom) which means you need …

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Star Citizen – Best Starter Ships/ Packs Ranked (2022)

While having options is always good, it can make choosing your starter ship in Star Citizen a tricky proposition. Some ships look fancy, some seems to have a lot of weapons, while others seem to offer better value for money. How can one choose! Anyway, here is my ranking based after over 8 years of testing and goofing around with …

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Best Graphics Card for Star Citizen (2022)

Star Citizen is a very demanding game. It’s supposed to be visual masterpiece (a space opera if you will) and so far, it’s been living up to that at least in the graphics department. That is exactly what most of what signed up for when Chris promised us a high-fidelity PC space sim. The challenge though is that it can …

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Star Citizen Ships Prices (Alpha 3.17) & where to buy or rent them

Star Citizen has a lot of amazing ships that you can already purchase in the game with in-game credits! Here is the list of all ships that are currently flyable and their in-game prices in UEC.   Additional Notes on Rentals: Rental prices are for 1 Day Vantage Rentals have a kiosk at the following additional locations which is where …

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Star Citizen VR setup Guide (Alpha 3.16, 2022)

Star Citizen does not have official VR support currently. However, Chris Roberts has said that VR support will eventually come. I personally agree with their official stance to hold back on VR development right now. They are still developing the core game engine and implementing VR now will mean that it will keep breaking again with each major patch and …

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Star Citizen Referral Code for extra Cash & Rewards

Star Citizen Referral Code: STAR-BX2G-7NDL Why use a referral code for Star Citizen? Using a referral code gives you an additional UEC 5,000 which is the in-game currency. This is about $5 in value currently plus any taxes. The value of UEC per US Dollar may change in the future though. But it is still a nice, free bonus to …