This behind the scenes takes a look at some of the ships that are going to be included in Star Citizen Alpha 2.6, including Drake’s Caterpillar hauling ship, Drake’s Herald info-runner and Origin’s luxury snub ship, the 85X.
The Drake Caterpillar has turned into a swiss army knife of logistics even more than it was originally intended to be. It features a module system that allows the owner/operator to tweak the ship by using purpose-built modules. Modules include cargo, habitation modules, weapon modules, and much more.
The Origin 85X is a luxury snub fighter: think luxury sports car for flying in space. The designers are using all new materials so nothing is being reused from previous Origin ship builds. It is also very… very shiny.
The Drake Herald is an information/data running ship designed to gather and transport data. Think of it as a messenger ship that carries sensitive data such as scientific data or corporate trade secrets.