Access to 4.0 is now available to all Elite Dangerous PC players with today's updat. That PC player community is about to grow, because the promised portal for console players to copy their profiles over to the PC version is open.
September will be a big month for Elite Dangerous. The team has confirmed that both the 4.0 access changes and new options, as well as the console account migration to PC will happen next month.
A new FAQ from the Elite Dangerous team addresses community questions about the recently-announced opening of version 4.0 to all PC players. They cover instancing, content, 3.8 holdouts, and updates.
The Azimuth Saga has come to an end in Elite Dangerous and from that end comes a new beginning. Aftermath is the next phase of the game's narrative for the coming updates this year and moving forward.
The Azimuth Saga is about to come to an end in Elite Dangerous. Next week's update will bring an end to the long-running story, which has been running since late 2020.
If you've been playing on the darker side of the Milky Way, Elite Dangerous Odyssey now has a mission variant that will let you lean in harder on the wrong side of the law. Update 12 brings a new criminal mission, as well as shipyard terminals to settlement prisons.
As many Elite Dangerous fans know, development on the console versions has been canceled with Frontier prioritizing the PC version of the space-faring sim. As a result, Frontier are giving console fans a way to carry their progress over to PC, as well as easing their docking on the platform in the form of the game for free.
Frontier has released a 2022 roadmap for Elite Dangerous, and it includes new content plans, update cadence, and details on console profile transfers.
Frontier will end active content development on consoles for Elite Dangerous, with an eye on the 'long-term future' of the game with all new development on PC.
With last year's release of Elite Dangerous Odyssey, the space MMO has seen its fair share of issues. However, we turn our attention to the combat this time, as the addition of on-foot missions and action has added a new element to the MMO. How does it fare, especially compared to ship-based combat almost a year after its release?
Frontier has delayed the upcoming release of Elite Dangerous: Odyssey on console in order for the team to hunker down and get the PC version in a state that is acceptable to its team and the players. As such, no new date or timetable has been revealed for the console release, with CEO David Braben simply state that only when the PC experience is "solid" will the console roadmap be more clear moving forward.
In an update today, Frontier has detailed quite the list of bug fixes for Elite Dangerous: Odyssey players as they attempt to fix the problems introduced in the expansion.
If you're one of the many commanders who tried their hand at Elite Dangerous Odyssey last week when it launched just two weeks out of its Alpha, you've likely noticed it doesn't have the same level of polish Frontier Developments has been known for. As such, CEO David Braben took to the Frontier forums to apologize "wholeheartedly."