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Star Citizen Alpha 3.13.1 PTU.7358666 Patch Notes

Star Citizen Patch 3.13.1

Alpha Patch 3.13.1 has been released to the PTU, and is now available for all backers to test! Patch should now show: VERSION 3.13.1-PTU.7358666.

It is strongly recommended that players delete their USER folder for the Public client after patching, particularly if you start encountering any odd character graphical issues or crash on loading. The USER folder can be found (in default installations) at C:Program FilesRoberts Space IndustriesStarCitizenPTU.

Audience: All Backers
Database Reset: YES
Long Term Persistence: Enabled
Pledge Copy: Enabled
Starting aUEC: 15,000,000

Please monitor sc-testing-chat in spectrum for updates and testing instructions.

USER.cfg settings: r_displaySessionInfo = 1

Testing Focus

  • General Stability and bugfixes

Known Issues

  • Customizations made on the RSI Website are missing in-game for the 300 series
  • Items missing after update / Character Reset / pledge change
  • Abnormally 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
  • Players may not be able to quantum jump with another player in bridge with you
  • The customizable nameplates do not appear to be visible on multiple ship skins and variants
  • On landing pads, trolleys are unable to be pushed / pulled up the entryway / cargo ramp, or elevator ramps.
  • Constellation can despawn when flying 30km away after undocking
  • Docking with a moving ship lags behind, causing a large snap into the docked position
  • Trolleys found in Area18 hangars are clipping through the floor, removing functionality
  • Players can spawn facing the wrong way at the start of the match or after dying in Arena Commander
  • The eclipse spawns with cockpit canopy ladder open with ladder and cover enter / exit animations broken
  • Chat HUD is partially off screen when using ultrawide resolutions

Feature Updates


  • New Arena Commander mode: 1 vs 1 Duel
  • PVE Bounty Updates

Updating PVE Bounties to be in line with PVP bounties. PVE bounties no longer drop QT beacons for hunters to use so players must navigate to their targets.

Major Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing improper and inconsistent collision between ground cover such as small vegetation having collision / large rocks having no collision, and vehicles
  • Players should no longer experience an infinite loading screen when attempting to load into the PU
  • Players should no longer get stuck in an infinite load screen after using bed logout in a ship
  • SDF shields should no longer allow damage penetration while the ship is at speed
  • Refuel and Rearm services at New Babbage should now function correctly
  • The docked Merlin on pirate Constellations should no longer be friendly and give the player a friendly fire warning during combat
  • Drake Buccaneer landing gear should no longer disappear when retracted and should be visible when deployed
  • Landing gear should now animate correctly on all Freelancer variants
  • Esperia Talon should now sit properly and not clip its nose into the landing pads
  • Pushing a trolley onto the cargo ramp of the Constellation will no longer cause the player to speed up while going over the ramp
  • Players should no longer be able to take other players medPens from their suits by interacting with them
  • Wallace Klim should no longer spawn away from his table, facing the wrong way and floating
  • Chairs in the dining area of the Reclaimer should no longer be placeholder models
  • The Door Open/Close Toggles on the ROC DS should now correctly close the pilot seat door
  • There should no longer be two Exit Prompts in the Turret Seat of the ROC DS
  • Fixed an issue causing the Greycat ROC to not receive as much damage as intended when a mineable explodes near it
  • The vehicle barrier in the Carrack should now be able to be closed after raising it
  • The side turret seats within the Anvil Carrack should no longer be missing the orange highlight when interacting with them
  • The Hammerhead elevator should no longer collide with the landing bay at Port Olisar, causing the ship to move
  • The Gladius ladder door animation should now play properly and close after the ladder is stored
  • Leaving a trolley in a door way as it shuts should no longer clip through the floor erratically and kill players
  • Attempting to place food or drink in New Babbage should no longer sometimes cause the player to consume it instead
  • Fixed an issue causing mineables to not spawn on Arial
  • Fixed an issue causing some moons to have surface temperatures of 0°C and apply no environmental / temperature affects to players
  • Localised text should no longer be present when right clicking a party channel
  • Stowing a weapon and walking at the same time should no longer send the weapon back into the player’s hands
  • The Anvil Hawk wingtips should no longer be missing SDF shields


  • Fixed 13 Client crashes
  • Fixed 3 Server crashes
  • Fixed 4 Main Thread Deadlocks

Patch Watch

Patch List 3.13

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