Posts Tagged Frontier Developments


Elite: Dangerous Gamma 1.04 (and 1.03) released

Honestly, I look away for a moment and two Elite: Dangerous Gamma updates come out at once.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Nov 2014 | 0

Elite: Dangerous Gamma 1.02 released today

Frontier certainly aren’t hanging around with their Elite: Dangerous updates, and have released yet another one updating the game to Gamma 1.02.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous Gamma 1.0 update now live

Elite: Dangerous has entered the pre-release Gamma 1.0 stage with a newly released update.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Nov 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous pops out a surprise Beta 3.91 update

Ahh, it seems like only yesterday when Elite: Dangerous was being updated to Beta 3.90.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous Beta 3.9 update detailed, goes live “in about an hour”

Are you ready for another rather massive list of updates and changes to Elite: Dangerous?

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous team answers more ‘Offline’ questions, clarifies refund eligibility

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter (#50) is a busy one, dealing with both the upcoming launch of Beta 3.9 and answering more queries about the removal of offline mode.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2014 | 24

Elite: Dangerous drops offline mode, single player to be always-online

Last week’s Elite: Dangerous newsletter contained strong implications that offline play would not be making it to the final release version; this is now confirmed.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Nov 2014 | 14

Elite: Dangerous Beta 3.9 coming on 20 November

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter (#49) contains a couple of useful bits of information regarding the game’s ongoing development.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Nov 2014 | 2

Elite: Dangerous release date announced

As promised, Frontier Developments have revealed the release date for Elite: Dangerous.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Nov 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous release date to be announced next week

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter (#46) drops a pretty big tease about the upcoming announcement of a release date for the game.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Oct 2014 | 0

Elite: Dangerous’ Beta 3 trailer shows fuel scooping, interdictions

In case you didn’t already know, Beta 3 for Elite: Dangerous launched yesterday; here’s an accompanying trailer with some prettiness.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Oct 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Beta 3 “incoming,” features and fixes listed

The Elite: Dangerous servers are currently down while Frontier Developers imports Beta 3 for everybody to get stuck into.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Oct 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous’ Beta 3 to include B class star, gas giants

The Elite: Dangerous Beta 3 launch is around the corner on 28 October, and the latest newsletter for the game has some things to say about how many star systems it’ll contain.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Oct 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous details the mining prospects of Beta 3

The big Beta 3 release for Elite: Dangerous is coming on 28 October, bringing with it favourable prospects for any budding space miners.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Oct 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous Beta 2.06 released, tweaks servers

Another incremental update on the path to Beta 3 has been released for Elite: Dangerous today, taking the game to beta version 2.06.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Oct 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous’ multiple ship ownership coming in Beta 3

The previously announced ability to own multiple Elite: Dangerous ships will be included in the Beta 3 release scheduled for 28 October.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Oct 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Beta 2.05 released, fuel scoops teased

A new update to the ongoing Elite: Dangerous beta has been released today, patching the game to version 2.05.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Oct 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous beta 2 opens with a galaxy of new screens

Beta 2 for Elite: Dangerous has just gone live, bringing with it a tonne of updates, and there are plenty of new screens to “ooh” over.

By Tim McDonald | 3 Oct 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous video and screens offer a look at Beta 2

As announced a few days back, Beta 2 for Elite: Dangerous will begin on 30 September next week.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Beta 2 will be docking on 30 September

Frontier Developments have announced that Elite: Dangerous will be entering the Beta 2 stage on 30 September, accompanied by a pretty robust set of new features.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous to make explorers rich, SLI coming in Beta 2

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter (#39) contains some interesting details about how exploration will function in the full game.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Sep 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous details new Ocellus starport and missions

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter has been issued, containing a few details (and images) of a new Ocellus starport plus Beta 2 mission info.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Beta 1.3 Impressions

Back in 1984, when the original Elite was released by David Braben and Ian Bell, you could tell it was a special game.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous to introduce outposts in Beta 2

The latest newsletter for Elite: Dangerous has a few details to share about the addition of outposts for Beta 2.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous hid free Beta access USBs in Cologne

If you happen to live in Cologne, there is a very small chance that you might be able to get access to the Elite: Dangerous Beta for free.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous releases beta stats, development update

The latest Elite: Dangerous beta newsletter may not be quite stuffed with news, but does include a few interesting details about the direction of development.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous outlines future expansion plans

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter contains a few details about how Frontier Developments plans to expand the game post-release.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2014 | 2

Elite: Dangerous moving to “standard” beta on 29 July

The Kafka-esque world of PC beta naming schemes continues to be encapsulated by Elite: Dangerous, which says it will be moving to a standard beta phase on 29 July.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jun 2014 | 3

Elite: Dangerous jumps to Premium Beta 2, adds star systems

Much like the universe itself (well, probably,) Elite: Dangerous is expanding.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous E3 trailer boasts 400 billion star systems

I wasn’t really expecting an E3 2014 trailer for Elite: Dangerous from Frontier Developments, so this is a pleasant surprise.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Jun 2014 | 16