The recent release of the half-year financial report for the Elite: Dangerous developer showed pre-tax profits of £400,000 for first half FY15/16! Frontier booked £10.9 million in sales for the six months, translating to £7.8 million gross profit. Last year, the firm registered gross profits of £6.8 million from revenues of £7.2 million for the
Are you ready for Elite Dangerous: Horizons? More specifically is your gaming rig? The system specs for the expansion have now been released and read as follows: Minimum PC Specifications: OS: Windows 7/8/10 64 bit Processor: Quad Core CPU (4 x 2Ghz) Memory: 6GB Graphics: Nvidia GTX 470 / AMD 7240 (DirectX11 functionality required) Network
A video recently published by David Braben showcases the basics of the upcoming planetary landings in Elite for the Horizons expansion. Even though it’s s rough cut put together from a dev build of the game, it’s still rather impressive. The short clips shows off the potential scope of the planetary landings for the player.
Frontier has just released the new 1.4 update for Elite: Dangerous. The list of changes and new features is quite massive, chief among them is the inclusion of the CQC arena mode into the main game on PC and Xbox One. CQC adds a separate arena-ish PvP mode to Elite: Dangerous, in which everybody pilots
According to both the most recent Frontier newsletter and recent livestreams, the set of expansions dubbed Horizons will include a bevy of new features. The biggest game changer is the introduction of planetary landings and exploration. In addition to Mass Effect style planetary buggie rides, the game is also introducing a new line of ships
It’s very hard not to draw comparisons between Elite: Dangerous and the bevy of other Space Sims out there. As a longtime fan of the X series of games, the idea of building a complex mercantile empire managed and protected by an army of minions with nothing more than a single ship and whole lot
As explained in these forum-based instructions, once on the store page you’ll need to log in, go to your account dashboard and find the ‘Partner Keys’ option. Click on that, then find the ‘Claim an Elite: Dangerous key’ option. Doing this will generate a key for Steam, which you can redeem on there in the
The often discussed “Powerplay” update to Elite: Dangerous is bringing a slew of changes to the way bounties and crime work this month. Among the proposed changes there are also considerations for the way shader caches work in game. This is being done to address some of the frame stutter issues users have reported. Said
Elite: Dangerous developer Frontier has just announced the major feature of the space sim’s next update. It’s called Powerplay, and it will let players participate in an ongoing battle of conquest. It revolves around Powers—organizations or characters with specific philosophies, preferences and perks. Some may be war-like, while others may prefer economic control. Each will
Frontier has released a few more details about what the forthcoming ‘Powerplay’ update will introduce and change in the universe of Elite: Dangerous. A combination of a new developer update post from Michael Brookes, and the latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter (#70) reveal some interesting things about mission restructuring. Basically, missions will be getting an overhaul.
Frontier’s David Braben has announced the four winners of Elite: Dangerous’ ‘Race to Elite’ competition, launched back in 16 December when the game was first released.