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Star Citizen Alpha 3.24.0 PTU.9228584 Patch Notes

Star Citizen Alpha Patch 3.24.0

Alpha Patch 3.24.0 has been released to Evocati, and is now available to test! Patch should now show: VERSION 3.24.0-PTU.9228584.

Characters in this new environment will be built from LTP data so items such as medpens, ammo, rentals, and refinery jobs will be lost.
Server Info: PTU Channel – US Only
Long Term Persistence: Enabled
Replication Layer: Enabled
Server Recovery: Enabled
Starting aUEC: 15,000,000

The current build is under NDA (Talking about features and testing is allowed but no sharing of game video, screenshots, audio, files, or accounts outside of Evocati)
Please log out then back in on the issue council site to see the Evocati environment there. Please make sure to only select the Evocati 3.24.0 environment when creating IC reports while the builds are Evocati only

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

Note: This patch does not contain all of the intended features, which will be added iteratively to the notes as they become available. Additionally, some features may be implemented in a partial state and as such are not ready for testing. When those features reach a playable state they will be detailed on the notes and added to the “Testing Focus”. Please issue council all issues related to those in testing focus and in general gameplay.

Testing/Feedback Focus

  • Personal & Instanced Hangars
  • Freight Elevators
  • Storage Access
  • Hover Trolleys
  • Hangar Decorations

Not Ready for Testing/Feedback

  • Cargo Hauling Missions
  • Cargo Commodity Rebalance
  • Dynamic Event: Blockade Runner

Known Issues

  • PU – Personal Hangars – Locations – Personal Hangars do not open when contacting ATC to take off or land at a destination (High Chance)
  • Stanton – Locations / Performance – Item Bank / Freight Elevator – Frame rate will dramatically drop if players own many items
  • PU – Stanton – Graphics – Flashing artifacting when looking in certain directions
  • PU – Stanton – ASOP / Locations – Retrieving a Hull C at locations without a docking port will display ‘unable to handle your request at this time’
  • PU – Stanton – ASOP / Fleet Manager / UI – ASOP Terminals fade to black when accessed after delivering a vehicle
  • PU – Stanton – Security Post Kareah – Locations / AI – AI are missing inside of Kareah, only outside Guard AI spawn
  • PU – FOIP / VOIP – Audio – Players cannot hear other players through any audio channel
  • Turrets can get stuck firing nowhere near their target
  • PU – Stanton – Multiple Locations – Transit / Network – Transit will intermittently desync off course
  • Origin Jumpworks 300series – All RSI website Customized Variants – PU – Vehicles/ UI – 300 series that are customized through RSI website for additional flair items does not have any flight HUD/UI
  • PU – Hostility not being wiped by QT
  • PU – Derelict settlements – Locations / AI / Spawn Closets – AI do not move after spawning
  • Robert Space Industries – PU – Vehicles/EMP – unable to activate EMP
  • PU – HUD – Vehicle – Ship warning/alert text is very small and can be difficult to read
  • PU – Multiweapon – Backpack Reloading – Sometimes weapons fail to reload if reloaded from Backpack
  • PU – Multiweapon – Graphics – Backpack Reloading – Weapons reload invisible magazine when reloading from backpack
  • PU – Multivehicle – Quantum Travel / mobiGlas / Starmap – Unable to use plotted route to planetside location while in planet orbit
  • PU – Missions / AI – Repel Raid on Orison – Combat AI are not spawning and automatically is failed
  • Multivehicle – Vehicles – G-force induced head movement is excessive
  • PU – Actor / UI / Locations – Area18 / MobiGlas / Map – Various parts of Area18 Central can’t be routed to via mobiGlas Map based on player location

Features & Gameplay


  • Added Carry lowered FPS weapon keybind (ALT + R)
  • Updated Inventory Container Icons

Ships and Vehicles

  • Increased Overall Spread Values for Vehicle Cannons
  • Reduced Vehicle Laser Damage by 10%

Core Tech

  • Vulkan Performance – Reuse the GPUBuffer, instead of re-creating them to improve performance and memory fragmentation

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed – PU – Disconnection Error – 30009 – Players are disconnected while loading into PU – cause=30009 reason=”Remote Disconnect – Location Resolution Request failed for ‘ResolvePlayerLocation’ (STARC-118520)
  • Fixed – PU – Network – After rejoining the Persistent Universe, SFPS and Authority will be locked to “0” within the client
  • Fixed – PU – Locations / Vehicles / VMS – Options for repair, refuel and restock are unavailable throughout PU (STARC-96125)
  • Fixed – PU – Stanton – Law System / Personal Hangars – Players receive trespassing message when returning to Instanced Hangars (STARC-118494)
  • Fixed – PU – Stanton – Locations / Actor – Interaction – Quitting the client can break the “Exit” bed interaction (STARC-118511)
  • Fixed – PU – Freight Elevators / Personal Hangars – Hangar Decorations / Interactions – Using certain chair decorations will break the player’s character and account state irrecoverably
  • Fixed – PU – Stanton – Locations – Personal Hangars / Art – Aeroview cargo elevator has Z fighting on either side of the ceiling and floor
  • Fixed – PU – mobiGlas – Comms Link – UI – Cannot enter text in chat for app (STARC-103652)


  • Fixed 8 Client Crashes
  • Fixed 4 Server Crashes

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