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Star Citizen: Is this video game with over $200m sunk in a potential blockbuster or flop?

With a more than $272-million budget and seven years in development, the video game is still a work in progress

Seven years in the making and with a development budget that has swelled to more than US$200 million (S$272 million), the in-the-works video game, Star Citizen, is shaping up to be one of the biggest blockbusters that gamers have seen.

Or one of the biggest flops.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 23, 2019, with the headline 'Star Citizen: potential blockbuster or flop?'. Print Edition | Subscribe