Star Citizen is an in-development multiplayer, space trading and combat simulation game. The game is being developed and published by Cloud Imperium Games for PC.
For one week only, Star Citizen will be available to play for free to everyone. During this time, you can experience the game as a demo and see if it’s anything you’d be interested in enough to buy. That being said, Star Citizen is a demanding game and will need a powerful PC to run.
Play Star Citizen for Free
May 19 (16:00 UTC) until May 30 (20:00 UTC), Invictus Launch Week 2953 is being celebrated and everyone can play for free. During this time you can experience a little bit of what Star Citizen has to offer, but be wary that it’s a highly demanding game and you need to make sure you’ve got the Star Citizen System Requirements. Once you’re sure your PC can run it, here’s how you get started:
Star Citizen Invictus Week
There is an in-game convention being held where you can try out and test out any of the space vehicles on display. To make the most of this, all you need to do it:
- If you are first logging in, set your spawn to Area18. Otherwise, quantum travel from your current location to Area18 on ArcCorp and land at Riker Memorial Spaceport.
- Once out of your hab on Area18 (or if you quantum traveled and have now landed at Riker Memorial Spaceport), follow the plethora of blue Invictus-branded signs leading you to the shuttle stop.
- Hop on the shuttle and it will take you to the Bevic Convention Center, where Invictus Launch Week awaits.
Star Citizen FAQs
Is Star Citizen on Steam?
No, Star Citizen is not currently on the Steam store. It remains unlikely that the game will be launched on Steam, as it is already available for purchase and download through their website.
When does Star Citizen come out?
There is no release date for Star Citizen available right now, as the game is still in its Alpha stages. The game has been slowly seeing progress but has been in the works for nearly a decade now, and is in no rush to be released.