We’re currently developing Star Citizen, a record-shattering crowd-funded title that combines classic space sim gameplay with amazing visuals; and Squadron 42, a Hollywood-caliber story-driven single-player game set in Star Citizen’s universe. From the Star Citizen Wiki, the fidelity™ encyclopedia. Chris Roberts retains full control of the Cloud Imperium Board and Group. All game content and materials are copyright of Cloud Imperium Rights LLC and Cloud Imperium Rights Ltd.. Star Citizen®, Squadron 42®, Roberts Space Industries®, and Cloud Imperium® are registered trademarks of Cloud Imperium Rights LLC. Cloud Imperium. [3] CIG is known for the development of Star Citizen and Squadron 42 and also for holding the Guinness World Record[4] for the highest crowdfunded project. Cloud Imperium’s strategy is about customer acquisition through established fan bases in the games industry. Cloud Imperium is an international independent game company. The company believes that the online space through direct-to-customer relationships provides a tremendous opportunity in this regard that has been missed so far.[7]. [5], Cloud Imperium Games is the primary developer behind Star Citizen. 2012[1] Los Angeles, California, USA [2], "Cloud Imperium is a new kind of independent studio dedicated to delivering AAA games outside the established publisher system. Cloud Imperium Games is a new kind of independent studio dedicated to delivering AAA experiences outside the established publisher system, founded by Christ Roberts, creator of the best selling Wing Commander and Freelancer series, Cloud Imperium is currently developing Star Citizen, a record-shattering crowd funded title that combines classic space sim gameplay with Hollywood-calibre … This paradigm-shifting development process (game development usually occurs behind closed doors) means players know the ins and outs of Star Citizen and Squadron 42's development, interact with and give feedback to our developers, and ensures that we are making the games they want to play. Some store links may include affiliate tags. Under Roberts’ leadership using his long-standing relationships in the game space, Cloud Imperium quickly assembled a top tier development team for the creation of art assets, story elements, and an extensive prototype for its first game Star Citizen. Star Citizen is being marketed and launched via www.robertsspaceindustries.com. [11][12], On 2019-12-04, Cloud Imperium UK Limited (CI UK Ltd.) and Turblent extended their partnership through mutual investment. [Annotation 1] On 2019-03-06, Foundry 42 Limited rebranded to Cloud Imperium Games Limited for brand unification. In October 2012, Cloud Imperium Games launched a crowdfunding campaign on their website to produce a space simulation game, Star Citizen , and later added a Kickstarter campaign in conjunction. Cloud Imperium Games Corporation, also abbreviated as CIG, is a publisher and video game developer based in Los Angeles, California, USA with studios in Austin, Texas, USA; Wilmslow/ Derby, United Kingdom and Frankfurt, Germany. Other content is available under $1 unless otherwise noted. In 2011, Chris Roberts founded Cloud Imperium Games, together with his business partner and long-time international media attorney Ortwin Freyermuth, to work on a new game. Cloud Imperium (CI) or Cloud Imperium Group is a group of companies behind the development and publication of Star Citizen and Squadron 42. Founders Website Star Citizen Wiki is an unofficial wiki dedicated to Star Citizen and Squadron 42. CI UK Ltd. purchased 22,250 shares of Turbulent stock directly from Turbulent co-founders Marc Beaudet and Benoit Beausejour, making Cloud Imperium UK a 25% shareholder, and acquired two seats on the Turbulent board. [6], The development studios under Cloud Imperium Games are divided into different disciplines and teams. CIGC is the parent company to the following entities. Cloud Imperium (CI) or Cloud Imperium Group is a group of companies behind the development and publication of Star Citizen and Squadron 42. Cloud Imperium Games Corporation is a game company founded in 2011 focused on high-end gaming, particularly as it relates to spaceships. From the Star Citizen Wiki, the fidelity™ encyclopedia. Originally founded in 2011[6] by renowned game developer Chris Roberts and his business partner and long-time international media attorney Ortwin Freyermuth. Key people It was co-founded by game developer Chris Roberts, Sandi Gardiner, and international media attorney Ortwin Freyermuth in April 2012,[1] with Erin Roberts joining the team in 2013. All rights reserved. [4][5], Cloud Imperium's Board of Directors consists of six members. This site is not endorsed by or affiliated with the Cloud Imperium or Roberts Space Industries group of companies. The actual corporate structure and ownership is complicated due to legal reasons, with multiple versions of companies branded Cloud Imperium, Roberts Space Industries, and formerly Foundry 42 in different countries. Founded in 2012 by renowned visionary game developer Chris Roberts (Wing Commander series, Freelancer, Privateer), Sandi Gardiner, and international media lawyer and producer Ortwin Freyermuth (Carlito's Way, Shattered, Das Boot - Director's Cut), with industry veteran and studio director Erin Roberts (Lego videogame series, Starlancer, Privateer) joining the team in 2013. Star Citizen Wiki uses cookies to keep session information and analytics to provide you a better experience. https://cloudimperiumgames.com, Cloud Imperium Games Corporation, also abbreviated as CIG, is a publisher and video game developer based in Los Angeles, California, USA with studios in Austin, Texas, USA; Wilmslow/ Derby, United Kingdom and Frankfurt, Germany. [1]", Cloud Imperium has subsidiaries in both United States and Europe. For companies in California, please refer to, Official Star Citizen Kickstarter Campaign, California Secretary of State Business Search, Division of Corporations - State of Delaware, Foundry 42 Ltd Rebrands to Cloud Imperium Games Ltd, Cloud Imperium Games Limited - Companies House UK, Cloud Imperium UK Limited - Companies House UK, Roberts Space Industries Germany GmbH - Company Register Germany, Roberts Space Industries International Limited - Companies House UK, Cloud Imperium Rights Limited - Companies House UK, Star Citizen Monthly Report: October 2019, Cloud Imperium & Turbulent Extend Their Long-Running Partnership Through Mutual Investment, Chris Roberts (also known as Christopher Roberts), Ortwin Freyermuth (also known as Ortwin Sam Freyermuth), Erin Roberts (also known as Erin David Roberts), Sandi Gardiner (also known as Sandi Roberts), Dan Offner (also known as Daniel O'Connell). Cloud Imperium is creating Star Citizen, a record-shattering largely crowdfunded space sim, and Squadron 42, a Hollywood-caliber story-driven single-player game set in the same universe. It is headed by Chris Roberts of Wing Commander fame. Chris Roberts (Chairman & CEO)Simon Elms (CFO)Board of Directors[2]Eli KleinErin RobertsMarc NitscheOrtwin FreyermuthSandi Gardiner Cloud Imperium operates in "open development" – sharing progress and updates with our backers in near real time. 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[3] Under the Cloud Imperium Group, companies under the name of Cloud Imperium Games act as the developer of Star Citizen, they are responsible for the development studio; companies under the name of Roberts Space Industries act as the publisher of Star Citizen, they are responsible for the sales and marketing of the game; companies under the name of Cloud Imperium Rights act as the legal agent for the group. Information available in multiple legal documents from company registries. The Star Citizen Wiki is a part of the Star Citizen Tools project. Founded The team names are compiled from monthly reports, though the hierarchy might not be accurate. Meanwhile, Marc Beaudet and Benoit Beauséjour each acquired 1,170 shares in CI UK Ltd.[13]. (Redirected from Cloud Imperium Games) The logo of CIG. It covers all content relating to Star Citizen including the everything featured in the game, the lore, and the development process and team behind it. Buying through these links helps support PCGamingWiki ().. They are: Star Citizen Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Cloud Imperium was founded in 2012 by renowned visionary game developer Chris Roberts (Wing Commander, Freelancer, Privateer), Sandi Gardiner, and Ortwin Freyermuth (Producer: Carlito’s Way, Shattered, Das Boot - Director’s Cut), with Erin Roberts (Starlancer, Privateer) joining the team in 2013. Chris RobertsSandi GardinerOrtwin Freyermuth Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Headquarters Cloud Imperium Games Corporation