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Star Citizen Alpha 3.13.0 Is Out Now

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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Star Citizen’s Alpha patch 3.13.0 has released into the wild bringing several new features into the mix. There are also a host of known issues to watch out for. Here’s what’s new in this latest update.

Several anew features are introduced with alpha 3.13.0 including hull visual degradation, vehicle name and serial numbers, ship to ship docking v1, reputation – UI implementation, object push and pull, and mounted gun aiming T0.

A bunch of features received updates as well including character customization, caves entrances – drive-in and sinkhole, new asteroids, refinery station non-commercial room overlays, Stanton System polish, Degnous Root Harvestable, in addition to a swathe of gameplay updates.

Also addressed were ships and vehicles, weapons and items, and core tech. A bunch of bugs were squashed including

  • Fixed an issue that could sometimes cause large, moving polygon spikes around Hurston
  • Audio over VOIP should no longer be significantly quiet and hard to discern in the mix, for both proximity chat and party channels
  • Fixed multiple asteroids and rocks in areas inside and out of Grim Hex where players could clips through them and get stuck
  • Fixed low gravity that was occurring inside some of the underground facilities
  • And more

Some known issues include

  • Bed logout may cause an infinite loading screen when rejoining the PU (Character Reset may be required to fix)
  • Picking up a weapon on the floor can break some animations such as leaning, crouching & jumping
  • Abnormaly long delay between pick up storing of fps mineables/harvestables/items
  • Client may crash when loading a second player into a server in Arena Commander
  • Cannot refuel or rearm at New Babbage, services claim to be unavailable
  • And more

You can read the Alpha 3.13.0 patch notes here. Elsewhere in the Star Citizen universe, the all-digital CitizenCon was announced for October 9. And recently, Star Citizen crossed over $350 million raised in crowdfunding.


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Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.