Elite Dangerous Odyssey is set for a PC launch on May 19. If you’re keeping track, that’s tomorrow. And we have a shiny new launch trailer to tide us over.
While the release date information isn’t necessarily new (we reported on this previously), this trailer is new. This latest expansion for Elite Dangerous will see players touch down on planets for the first time, outside an SRV. This expansion brings first person gameplay and adds various new mission types, first person shooter gameplay, and tons of exploration rewarding those explorers out there looking to make their mark.
David Braben, Frontier’s CEO and founder, said in an accompanying press release,
“This is the next step in what has already been an incredible journey and labour of love with Elite Dangerous since the Kickstarter over eight years ago. The team have pulled off a fantastic achievement here across a mind-bending scale – from the detail within a human footprint to the vast distances across stellar systems and beyond is breathtaking, in a rich, detailed and accurate recreation of the Milky Way in 1:1 scale. For me it is not just the detailed exploration and combat, but the gothic beauty of watching stars, planets, moons, moons-of-moons rise and fall or slowly pirouette in their often complex paths in the night sky, while each tiny dot or nebula in that sky is really there and can be visited.”
You’ll be able to grab Elite Dangerous Odyssey on PC through the FrontierStore.net, Steam and the Epic Games Store for £29.99/$39.99/€34.99. There’s also a Deluxe Edition priced at £34.99/$44.99/€39.99 which includes the soundtrack.
If you’re looking to play Odyssey on consoles, look forward to a launch this Fall. Keep in mind, however, Odyssey and Horizons players will be separated until Odyssey launches on consoles. You can read more details about that here.