Chris Roberts: Kickstarter Model Is Here To Stay

star-citizen-logoChris Roberts’ Star Citizen Kickstarter has raised over $8 million, and fans continue to jump in, despite the game being over a year away from release.

“I can make the same game for a fifth of the revenue [of a AAA title], a fifth of the sales, and I can be more profitable, and I can exist on lower unit sales,” says Chris Roberts, speaking to about the huge merits that Kickstarter offers developers. His own Star Citizen project has raised over $8 million in in its Kickstarter campaign, and shows no sign of stopping, with fans continuing to contribute despite the game’s release being over a year away. Roberts also spoke about the future of Star Citizen, and possible plans to bring the current PC-exclusive to Sony’s PS4.

Roberts is incredibly impressed with the Kickstarter model, claiming that almost 96% of every dollar pledged goes directly to the developers, compared to the old model, which sat at around 20 cents of every dollar…

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