It seems like the dogfighting component of Chris Roberts’ anticipated space sim is still suffering from too many “blocking and critical issues”
All the info is on the Star Citizen blog. Here’s a short recap explaining bugs and the delay itself:
Game developers classify bugs based on their severity: blockers, critical, major, moderate and minor. The most serious of these, blockers, are bugs that completely prevent the game from working and from being in a releasable state. Unfortunately, as of tonight, there are still two blockers and half a dozen critical issues (which we would like to fix before launch.) Our biggest issue today is a newly developed DirectX crash which breaks the single player Vanduul Swarm mode every backer will be given access to.
The Arena Commander V8 module was supposed to launch tomorrow, May 30th. As for the release date of Star Citizen… well, we can expect that sometime in 2015. Probably.