Alpha 3.0 Loaner Ship Matrix – Alpha 3.0.1

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Star Citizen Alpha 3.0 Loaner Rules

Backers who own ships not available in the PU (Persistent Universe) will receive respective loaner ships until those ship become "Flight Ready."

Loaner ships are not replacement ships. They are not intended to provide a 1:1 "best case substitute" for a ship that isn't flight ready yet.

As new ships become available the loaners can be substituted by CIG.

Loaners are not permanent additions to players accounts. They are temporary until ships become flight ready.

Source: The official Concept Ship Loaners post on Spectrum.

Loaner Matrix

The following loaner matrix applies to 3.1. It is not a copy of the old 3.0 Loaner Matrix.

100 series300i
890 Jump 600i, 85x
ApolloConstellation Andromeda
Carrack Constellation Aquila, URSA Rover, P52 Merlin, Hornet F7C
Taurus Constellation Andromeda, URSA Rover
Crucible Constellation Andromeda
Cutlass Variants Cutlass Black
Defender Khartu-al (Xi’an Scout)
Endeavor Starfarer
Genesis Starliner Constellation Andromeda
Hercules StarlifterStarfarer Gemini
Hull A & B Freelancer
Hull CStarfarer
Hull D, EReclaimer
Idris-M & P Starfarer Gemini, MPUV Passenger
Javelin Starfarer Gemini, MPUV Cargo
KrakenHammerhead & Buccaneer
Lynx Rover URSA Rover
Merchantman Starfarer
Mercury Star RunnerHerland & Freelancer
Nova URSA Rover
Orion Prospector
P-72 Archimedes P-52 Merlin
Pioneer Caterpillar
Polaris Hammerhead
Prowler Vanguard Hoplite
Redeemer Vanguard Hoplite
Reliant Variants Reliant
Retaliator Retaliator Bomber
Vanguard Harbinger & Sentinel Vanguard Warden
Vulcan Freelancer
X1 & Variants Nox


Please note, our loaner matrix list may be out of date. Please always check the official RSI website for up to date information.

Why do I have a Starfarer Gemini in my hangar?

If you bought a Reclaimer, Orion, Banu Merchantman, Hull C, D or E or an Endeavor you will have a Starfarer as a temporary loaner. The loaner can change in the future until your ship if flight ready.

Why do I have an URSA Rover in my hangar?

If you bought a Cyclone, Lynx Rover or Nova you will have been given an URSA Rover as a temporary loaner until the vehicle you purchased becomes playable.

I bought a Cyclone Variant (such as the TR) and have an Ursa Rover? Why don't I have the base Cyclone?

This will probably get updated sometime in the near future.