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Elite: Dangerous flaps its Wings 1.2 update later today

The 1.2 Wings update for Elite: Dangerous is scheduled to launch at around 5pm GMT, so there’s presumably not long to wait until it appears.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Mar 2015 | 0

Elite: Dangerous PC development won’t be “slowing” says Braben

David Braben has made pre-emptive strides to reassure Elite: Dangerous players that today’s announcement of an Xbox One version won’t compromise PC development.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Mar 2015 | 2

Elite Deadly trademark filed – Elite Dangerous expansion?

What are Frontier up to now? A recent trademark filing indicates something is afoot at the Elite Dangerous studio.

By Paul Younger | 18 Feb 2015 | 3

Elite: Dangerous teases version 1.2 for early March

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter gives some clues as to what Frontier has planned for a version 1.2 update, and suggests a loose release schedule of early March.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Feb 2015 | Comments Off

Elite Dangerous 1.1 update released

Following a week or so of testing all the new Elite Dangerous additions are now live.

By Paul Younger | 10 Feb 2015 | Comments Off

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Elite: Dangerous updated to v1.07, server maintenance goes weekly

Today’s Elite: Dangerous update went live earlier in the day (around 11am-midday UK time) and brought a couple of changes and fixes with it.

By Paul Younger | 28 Jan 2015 | 1

Elite: Dangerous canvasing ideas for third-party programs

A post from Frontier’s Michael Brookes on the Elite: Dangerous forums is putting out feelers for the kind of third-party applications people would like to see supported.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Jan 2015 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous latest server status, further fixes due 7 January

An announcement on the Elite: Dangerous forums provides the latest news on the game’s server problems.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Jan 2015 | 2

Finding the optimal Elite Dangerous HUD colours for the Oculus Rift

If you’re playing Elite Dangerous in VR and fancy changing the cockpit colours to something with a friendlier contrast on your eyes, then read on.

By Paul Younger | 22 Dec 2014 | 7

Elite: Dangerous 1.03 lets you remove Supercruise orbit lines

Today’s Elite: Dangerous update (to 1.03) isn’t a huge one, but does contain a couple of options and features players have been asking for.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous version 1.02 released, limits Rare Goods purchasing

By the looks of things, you’ll no longer be getting billionaire-rich in Elite: Dangerous by hauling 500 tonnes of Kitten Coffee across the stars.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Beginner’s Starting Guide & Tips

The Elite series has always been a tough one, with gameplay mechanics that mirror its cold universe of laissez-faire capitalism and police state oppression.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Dec 2014 | 3

Elite: Dangerous to launch at midday GMT on 16 Dec

A short but sweet news update for those wondering precisely when Elite: Dangerous will launch on Tuesday; the answer is midday GMT.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Dec 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous details Gamma 2.06, last Gamma updates before launch

With Elite: Dangerous supercruising rapidly towards the launch date of 16 December, this is likely to the final Gamma update prior to an inevitable “launch build” patch. 

By Peter Parrish | 15 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Gamma 2.03 increases bounty payouts

The latest in a never-ending cascade of pre-release incremental updates to Elite: Dangerous pushes the game to Gamma 2.03, and claims to increase the payments for AI bounty hunting.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Gamma 2.02 hotfix also released today

Every time you blink today, there’s another update made to Elite Dangerous.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Gamma 2.01 is available now

Hot on the heels of Gamma 2.0, is a fresh 2.01 update containing various tweaks and fixes for the ongoing Elite: Dangerous pre-release process.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Gamma 2.0 released, adds ships and route planning

Elite: Dangerous has skipped right over Gamma 1.6-1.9 and headed straight to Gamma 2.0 for this sizeable update.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Dec 2014 | 2