Take control of your own starship in a cutthroat galaxy. Elite Dangerous brings gaming’s original open world adventure into the modern generation with a connected galaxy, evolving narrative and the entirety of the Milky Way re-created at its full galactic proportions.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (392) - 62% of the 392 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (27,367) - 68% of the 27,367 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 2, 2015

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Includes 3 items: Elite Dangerous, Elite Dangerous: Commander Pack, Elite Dangerous: Horizons Season Pass

 

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February 18

Elite Dangerous Update 3.3.04

Greetings Commanders,

The Elite Dangerous servers will be offline for all platforms at 11:30 AM (UTC) today for approximately 30 minutes as we apply the 3.3.04 patch.

Thank you for your patience and we'll see you in the black!

Please find the patch notes below:

Comms

  • Fixed an issue where Xbox clients failed to connect to the different comms channels

Controls

  • Updated 'Classic Context' control scheme to allow the SRV boost button to work correctly once again, and to remove the conflict between handbrake and cycle fire groups
    Note - we have had to reassign and in some cases remove some shortcuts. The full list of changes are:
    • - Moved headlights and cargo scoop to the Y/Triangle button and d-pad directions
    • - Moved open discovery and camera suite to X/Square button and shoulder buttons
    • - Moved cycle fire group to Y/Triangle and right d-pad
    • - Removed galaxy map and system map shortcuts (can still be accessed from left hand panel)

Crashes/Stability

  • Fixed a crash that could occur when handing in a wing mission
  • Fixed crash that could occur when destroying skimmers

Exploration

  • Stopped the 'System Scan Complete' message spamming the player

General

  • Removed the ability for players being able to incorrectly jump huge distances when their ship was without fuel

  • Fixed some visual artifacts that could occur in Thargoid conflict zones

Mining

  • Fixed motherlode asteroids not spawning the appropriate material chunks when correctly destroyed by a Wing of players

Network

  • Fixed a variety of situations that could cause players to be disconnected whilst playing
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February 5

PAX East 2019 - Frontier Meet Announcement

Greetings everyone!

It's been a while since we last got together at PAX and we've been itching for another opportunity to hang out together! Well good news! We're back for another amazing Frontier Meet up at PAX East! This is a great chance to come enjoy some food, drinks and have a little fun with the Frontier community! It's going to be a fantastic event and we can't wait to see you there!

Here's everything you need to know about the meet up:

Date: 28 March 2019

Where: Hard Rock Cafe - Faneuil Hall (Boston USA)

When: 20:00 - 00:00 (EST)

To join in the fun all you have to do is sign up and request your tickets via our Google Form here.

  • When you've done that you just need to sit tight and wait for the community team to respond and confirm your reserved tickets, please note tickets are on a first come, first served basis.
  • The confirmed tickets will come in the form of an Eventbrite invitation and you will need to confirm the Eventbrite invitation in order to attend the event.
  • The tickets will give you all the details of the event.
  • All tickets are free but please be aware that you will need to be over 21 to be allowed into the venue.
  • You can reserve up to two tickets per person.
  • The tickets are for the Frontier Community even only, tickets are not associated with entry to PAX East.

We'll email you as soon as we can once you have filled in the form. If you need more tickets or have any questions please contact us at [email]community@frontier.co.uk[/email] with the subject line 'Frontier Community Meet PAX East 2019'. You're also welcome to post any questions you might have in the thread below.

We look forward to seeing many of you there!
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Reviews

“Capable of delivering some of the best stories about spaceships you've ever taken part in”
86% – PC Gamer

“Satisfying handling that sets a new standard for any cockpit-based genre.”
8/10 – Edge Magazine

“Shining Bright Like a Supernova”
95% – The Koalition

About This Game

Elite Dangerous is the definitive massively multiplayer space epic, bringing gaming’s original open world adventure to the modern generation with a connected galaxy, evolving narrative and the entirety of the Milky Way re-created at its full galactic proportions.

Starting with only a small starship and a few credits, players do whatever it takes to earn the skill, knowledge, wealth and power to survive in a futuristic cutthroat galaxy and to stand among the ranks of the iconic Elite. In an age of galactic superpowers and interstellar war, every player’s story influences the unique connected gaming experience and handcrafted evolving narrative. Governments fall, battles are lost and won, and humanity’s frontier is reshaped, all by players’ actions.

400 Billion Star Systems. Infinite Freedom. Blaze Your Own Trail.

A Galaxy Of Wonders
The 400 billion star systems of the Milky Way are the stage for Elite Dangerous' open-ended gameplay. The real stars, planets, moons, asteroid fields and black holes of our own galaxy are built to their true epic proportions in the largest designed playspace in videogame history.

A Unique Connected Game Experience
Governments fall, battles are lost and won, and humanity’s frontier is reshaped, all by players’ actions. In an age of galactic superpowers and interstellar war, every player’s personal story influences the connected galaxy and handcrafted evolving narrative.

Blaze Your Own Trail
Upgrade your ship and customize every component as you hunt, explore, fight, mine, smuggle, trade and survive in the cutthroat galaxy of the year 3301. Do whatever it takes to earn the skill, knowledge, wealth and power to stand among the ranks of the Elite.

Massively Multiplayer
Experience unpredictable encounters with players from around the world in Elite Dangerous’ vast massively multiplayer space. Experience the connected galaxy alone in Solo mode or with players across the world in Open Play, where every pilot you face could become a trusted ally or your deadliest enemy. You will need to register a free Elite Dangerous account with Frontier to play the game.

A Living Game
Elite Dangerous grows and expands with new features and content. Major updates react to the way players want to play and create new gameplay opportunities for the hundreds of thousands of players cooperating, competing and exploring together in the connected galaxy.

The Original Open World Adventure
Elite Dangerous is the third sequel to 1984's genre-defining Elite, bringing gaming’s original open world adventure into the modern generation with a connected galaxy, evolving narrative and the entire Milky Way re-created at its full galactic proportions.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
    • Processor: Quad Core CPU (4 x 2Ghz)
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 470/ATI 7240HD
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 25 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K Quad Core CPU or better / AMD FX 4350 Quad Core CPU or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 770 / AMD Radeon R9 280X
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 25 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Supports Oculus Rift and TrackIR

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