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Star Citizen Raises More than All of 2017's Games Kickstarters

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    In-development, multi-game project Star Citizen raised $34.91 million dollars in 2017 - more than twice that of all games on Kickstarter combined, which took $17.25 million.

    Per Polygon - which obtained figures from Star Citizen's developers and Kickstarter itself - Star Citizen doubled the takings of over 350 games on the crowdfunding platform.

    More amazingly, this is the second year in a row that Star Citizen's managed the feat, after it earned $36.11 million in 2016.

    Star Citizen currently comprises a single-player game, Squadron 42 (which stars Mark Hamill, Gary Oldman and Gillian Anderson among others) and a persistent universe multiplayer game, which has been in Alpha testing for several years. Neither game has a release date.

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