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Star Citizen Alpha 3.24.0 PTU.9242809 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.9242809.

Characters in this new environment will be built from LTP data so items such as medpens, ammo, rentals, and refinery jobs will be lost.
Audience: Evocati
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
  • Hangar Decorations
  • Cargo Hauling Missions

Not Ready for Testing/Feedback

  • Cargo Commodity Rebalance
  • Dynamic Event: Blockade Runner

Known Issues

  • When a ship is stored via Hangar ASOP then another ship is requested to hangar via Spaceport ASOP, or vice versa, the Hangar Landing Pad Platform will remain in its lowered state when delivering requested vehicle.
  • PU – Cargo / UI / Locations – Freight Manager / Storage Access – When a filter dropdown check box is ticked selecting another one will cause the previous ticked box to become empty – 100% Repro
  • 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 – 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
  • PU – Hostility not being wiped by QT
  • PU – Derelict settlements – Locations / AI / Spawn Closets – AI do not move after spawning
  • Robert Space Industries – Scorpius Antares – 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

Ships and Vehicles

  • Made further Aerodynamic updates to enable ships to yaw more in Atmo (Gladiator, Hawk, Hornet F7C, and Origin 300i)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed – PU – Locations / Doors / Desynchronization – Rest Stops (R&R) – After an area is streamed out on the server, open hangar doors will be closed when streamed in again, but will still be open on newly connected clients (STARC-110103)
  • Fixed – Multivehicle – PU – Vehicles / Locations – R&R / LEO / ATC / Docking Ports – After a vehicle docks and then is stored at a space station, if the vehicle is spawned in a hangar the ship engines will never function (STARC-115181)
  • Fixed – PU – Locations – Personal Hangars / Art – Self Land cargo elevator signs are blank and missing information
  • Fixed – PU – Stanton – Audio / Locations – While in your personal hangar, you can hear the sound from other players’ hangars (STARC-118500)
  • Fixed – PU – UI – Kiosks / Terminals – Item Banks have incorrect scaling making them difficult and sometimes impossible to use
  • Fixed – PU – Stanton – Mission / Career / Reputation – Cargo Hauling Missions do not give Reputation
  • Fixed – PU – Freight Elevators – Weapons – Cannot pickup weapon from freight elevators (in Armistice Zone) as they lack interactions (STARC-118541)
  • Fixed – PU – Interactions / ASOP Fleet Manager – Personal Hangar ASOP toggles in and out of “focus” when being used (STARC-118490)
  • Fixed – PU – Stanton – Locations / Core Tech – Personal Hangars / Collision – Personal Hangar can spawn with no collision (STARC-119145)
  • Fixed – PU – Stanton – Locations – Cargo / Freight Elevators – The freight elevators at scrapyards have no cargo grid
  • Fixed – PU – Stanton – Scrapyards – Locations / Cargo – You are unable to lower the cargo elevators with cargo attached
  • Fixed – PU – Missions – Bounty Hunter Missions – When a player neutralizes a bounty target the mission will not complete
  • Fixed – MULTIVEHICLE – PU – Vehicles / Art – A floating triangle screen entity attaches to ship skeleton at root when the ship takes off (STARC-109008)
  • Fixed – PU – mobiGlas – Comms Link – UI – Cannot enter text in chat for app (STARC-103652)


  • Fixed 2 Client Crash
  • Fixed 3 Server Crashes
  • Fixed 2 Hybrid Service Crashes

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