Star Citizen – Community Pre-AC Census Results – TLDR

For those that just want the raw data without pretty pictures, here is the Too Long; Didn’t Read version.\

If you want to see pretty graphics and such, you’ll want to look at the full version of the data analysis HERE.

Total Responses:  1064

Poll Question Averages Medians
Average Age 27.73 26
Average Gaming Years 18.94 19
Average Weekly Hours 20.55 18
Average Gaming Seriousness 7.14 7
Average Ideal Org Size 224.96 50
Average Computer Build Wait 9.87 10
Average Ships Purchased 2.89 2
Average Spent $448.76 $180
Average Anticipated Success 7.99 8
Average Anticipated Bugginess 6.03 6

Gender

Male 95.96%
Female 1.50%
No Answer 2.54%

Flight Size Breakdown

Solo 17.76%
2-5 Players 51.32%
6-12 Players 17.39%
13-25 Players 6.39%
26-50 Players 2.35%
51-99 Players 1.03%
100+ 1.79%
No Answer 1.97%

Anticipating Joining an Organization

Yes 749 70.39%
No 37 3.48%
Not Sure 259 24.34%
No Answer 19 1.79%

Already Joined an Organization

Yes 60.43%
No 36.84%
No Answer 2.73%

Most Appealing Gameplay Role

Exploration 32.52%
Piracy 10.71%
Mercenary 11.18%
Navy/Police 5.45%
Transport/Trade 14.38%
Mining 1.97%
Racing 0.94%
No Answer 22.84%

Least Appealing Gameplay Mode

Exploration 3.67%
Piracy 18.14%
Mercenary 3.20%
Navy/Police 8.18%
Transport/Trade 5.55%
Mining 14.10%
Racing 27.16%
No Answer 20.02%

Most Appealing Non-Ship Activity

Ship FPS 36.84%
Planetside 30.92%
Social Interaction 9.02%
Other 20.39%
No Answer 2.82%

Most Appealing Arena Commander Game Mode

Free Flight 28.20%
Battle Royale 9.59%
Squadron Battle 25.09%
Capture the Core 9.40%
Vanduul Swarm 25.09%
No Answer 2.63%

Least Appealing Arena Commander Game Mode

Free Flight 19.64%
Battle Royale 27.16%
Squadron Battle 7.24%
Capture the Core 31.20%
Vanduul Swarm 9.87%
No Answer 4.89%

Control Preferences

Keyboard 75.94%
Mouse 73.59%
Joystick 65.98%
Throttle 39.47%
Pedals 13.53%
Gamepad 26.79%
Head Tracking Device 15.41%
Neural Impulse Actuator 0.38%
Trackball 0.75%
Gameboard 4.51%
Steering Wheel 0.38%
Oculus Rift 20.86%
No Answer 1.88%

Ships

300i 10.24%
315P 12.50%
325A 17.01%
350R 7.89%
Aurora LN 25.85%
Aurora LX 11.28%
Aurora MR 11.18%
Avenger 21.90%
Banu Merchantman 6.95%
Caterpillar 3.57%
Constellation 23.12%
Cutlass 15.88%
Freelancer 22.27%
Gladiator 5.26%
Hornet F7A 0.00%
Hornet F7C 1.88%
Hornet F7C-M 12.03%
Hornet F7C-R 2.73%
Hornet F7C-S 9.21%
Idris-M 0.85%
Idris-P 1.32%
M50 6.86%
Retaliator 7.33%
Starfarer 6.30%
Vanduul Scythe 1.50%
Xi’an Scout (Khartu) 4.61%
No Answer 3.10%

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