Originally Posted by RpTheHotrod
Squadron 42 is a singleplayer campaign with a COOP option (including players being enemies, I believe), but it's not open world. The open world is Star Citizen, which will be released after Squadron 42. The "screw around in a sandbox environment" is dedicated to the persistent universe.
Really? Damn, I was hoping for an open world in the campaign as well (similar to the X series), and that was the impression I got with the kickstarter pitch. I haven't backed yet due to lack of clarification in a lot of things, but it's disappointing to hear that.