Reaching the $18 million mark for any crowd funded game is impressive but to top that Star Citizen hit $17 million only last week! Ask Roberts admitted the jump in funding can be explained as “the Hangar Module has inspired thousands of new fans to join the effort.” As the crowd funding target has been passed those players will be given the option to have their starting hanger located in a system that is only available to those who have already pledged.
The $20 million stretch goals have also been released and brings in the much wanted planet warfare into the fold. Here is the exact wording of the goal: “First person combat on select lawless planets. Don’t just battle on space stations and platforms… take the fight to the ground!”