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Star Citizen Alpha 3.16.1e PTU.7931750 Patch Notes

Alpha Patch 3.16.1e has been released to the PTU, and is now available to test! Patch should now show: VERSION 3.16.1-PTU.7931750.

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.

Database Reset: No
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

  • Derelict Spaceships V1
  • Xenothreat Playtest

This build has multiple crash and bug fixes to help with Xenothreat mission flow so we will be running the mission this evening after we release.

  • Fix for Idris escort vehicles abandoning the Idris
  • Fix for Idris will focus on attacking UEE ships despite player being in close proximity
  • Jericho station will no longer fire upon player ships if enemy NPC bodies are on board
  • Players should no longer be able to grief / cause other Players to appear hostile through vehicle ramming

Known Issues

  • It is possible that some servers may stop updating their mission offerings. If the issue persists, try leaving the server, waiting a few minutes and rejoining the PU, or change region.
  • Attempting to log back into a ship bed may result in a long loading screen before being sent back to the Main Menu w/ Error 30009
  • Players will experience positional desync with one another after they have died and respawned
  • After respawning, the UI for the players corpse marker is absent from supporting UI
  • Many mineable asteroids can’t be scanned
  • Spawn closets do not recognize unconscious AI and close the door on them possibly leaving mission critical AI unreachable
  • A Shattered Large FPS Deposits base displays a Collectable Diamond Icon
  • Ships sometimes wont appear in the VMA app unless the player spawns the ship first then spawns a different ship after, only then the ship will appear in VMA
  • Logging out from the Reliant ship’s bed and back in will cause the Reliant to be in flight mode and the player is stuck inside the ship sleeping area
  • Cannot Repair, Refuel, Restock at LEOs
  • Character’s head, mobiGlas, and other equipment are missing after being released from Klescher
  • Ship may despawn after player death instead of staying at it’s last location
  • Hammerhead doors to turrets may not open for players if they leave the seat during QT, trapping them inside

Feature Updates


  • Derelict Lighting and Collision Polish pass

Bug Fixes

  • Removed unintentional equip prompt from some Subscriber Flair Items, such as plushies, which was sometimes causing them to vanish when used
  • Fixed an issue causing backpacks to not allow storing of new items If the player sells all items from maxed out torso core component and backpack

Patch News

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3.16.1 OPEN PTU


XenoThreat Playtest


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