Thread: Star Citizens
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Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 10
11-18-2012, 06:24 AM
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Originally Posted by red01999 View Post
I have to ask - how does a project like this stay funded?

I really would like to know, it seems like if you just pick up the game, then eventually your revenue is going to crumble and your game won't last more than a few years, tops. I've wondered the same about GW2, for that matter, but as I might actually be interested in Star Citizen, the sustainability has me curious.
Let's say 100,000 buy the game when it's new. They like it. They play it. They tell their friends.

Over the next 6 months, 1,000,000 more people buy the game.

Over the 6 months after that, 3,000,000 more people buy the game.

Over the 6 months after that....

You don't have to milk the same customers over and over if your game is good enough to attract new customers. I find it really amusing to have to type it out, too.
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