This month, Elite Dangerous remains on track for an interim update to address issues from Update 14. Meanwhile, Mission Boards got an initial fix.
Promising that certain issues would be addressed at the beginning of the year, Frontier has a small roadmap update for Elite Dangerous, including fixing Update 14's issues and Updates 15 and 16.
Frontier assures the Elite Dangerous community that an interim update that will fix several of lingering known issues that followed Update 14 is coming "early in the new year".
Elite Dangerous developer Frontier Developments has made its first studio acquisition, buying Canadian-based Complex Games, the Canadian studio behind this year's turn-based tactical RPG Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters.
Elite Dangerous is getting spooky season started, with this week's Frameshift Live taking on a Halloween flair. The team at Frontier has also given a window for the coming update 14.
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.
Elite Dangerous will get its next Frameshift Live stream next week. On the agenda are a 2022 roadmap, and console account transfers.
Elite Dangerous: Odyssey got off to a really rocky start, and the team at Frontier is working to ensure that the anticipated expansion is as stable and performant as possible in the wake of the launch. Today the team shared a bit of its roadmap for the next few patches as well as what they are doing to fix issues, as well as improving communication with the playerbase.
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.
Elite Dangerous' latest expansion, Odyssey, has launched today, bringing a whole new element of gameplay to the experience: first person on-foot exploration.
In a forums post ahead of next week's Odyssey launch, Frontier talked about the PC playerbase and how the Odyseey and Horizons versions of Elite Dangerous will be, in effect, separated from each other.
Elite Dangerous' Odyssey alpha was scheduled to end on April 30th ahead of the mid-May launch of the expansion. However, thanks to player feedback, that alpha has been extended a few days.