Cloud Imperium Games has released the trailer for Squadron 42, the Star Citizen companion single-player spaceflight simulator. The Squadron 42 trailer shows off the game’s award-winning cast of actors, including Mark Hamill, Gary Oldman, Gillian Anderson, Mark Strong, Liam Cunningham, Ben Mendelsohn, John Rhys Davies, Andy Serkis, and more.
In Squadron 42, you’ll join the brave men and women of the 2nd Fleet as they stand strong against the greatest threats the UEE has ever faced. The single-player campaign utilizes performance capture techniques to translate all the nuance and power of the actors.
In 2945, the brave men and women of the United Empire of Earth’s Navy fight tirelessly to protect Humanity. While dangerous aliens like the Vanduul are a constant threat along the Empire’s borders, outlaws and bandits often prove just as dangerous closer to home. These massive capital spaceships keep a vigilant watch over Humanity’s star systems, ready to launch squadrons of deadly fighters should a threat arise.
You are one of these brave men and women. You’ll serve alongside a vibrant crew, each with personalities and storylines of their own, while a dynamic conversation and reputation system allows you to define your character through your actions and interactions to craft an experience all your own.
From kilometer-long capital ships to city-sized space stations to remote moons, Squadron 42 will take you on a journey through expansive locations where you will encounter intense tactical battles. In your arsenal will be a myriad of immersively detailed and customizable spaceships alongside a suite of futuristic weapons that will have you ready to face any challenge. You will be charged with completing missions that offer multiple paths to accomplish your goals, while advanced enemy AI to your strategies and make your victory feel well earned.
Like Star Citizen, a release date for Squadron 42 has yet to be announced.