For the Cylon counterpart, see War Raider Mark II.
The standard Viper Mark III can be upgraded to the Viper Mark III Advanced at a cost of 30,000 Cubits.
The ship was an in-game promotion of the televised prequel, Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome. The ship was first only available to US players by redeeming a code that was aired during the prequels airing. The ship was then made available worldwide at a price of 23,000 Cubits after Bigpoint and Syfy concluded negotiations to allow non US players access to the ship.
Ship Shop DescriptionEdit
"Seeing action during the First Cylon War, few Viper Mk III's survived the initial Cylon attack on the colonies. The design was an upgrade to the Viper Mk II's structural systems, and it was intended to act as a multi-role fighter. It filled that role effectively for its time, but was quickly replaced by the next generation of Viper designs after the First Cylon War. It's design would inspire the development of further multi-role Viper designs, and culminated in the design of the Viper Mk VII.
The design rested within the data bases of the Pegasus, but until the discovery of the abandoned base at Delta Canopis there was little call for bringing the few Viper Mk III's into active service. With the ability to manufacture parts and resupply the Pegasus the Viper Mk III has been redeployed to active duty."
The Viper Mark III comes pre-loaded with the following: