Coming off of the various announcements from Frontier Expo, Elite: Dangerous is starting to deliver on the promises made for 2.4 and beyond. Starting on January 25, Chapter One of the Beyond expansion will enter beta for all players. This new content update will push the narrative forward a bit after the Thargoid attacks last
Earlier this year, Elite’s Thargoids menace descended on Elite: Dangerous. Before long, war was waged, and despite player attempts to communicate, the conflict seems to have been escalated in the response. This is all part of the ongoing Thargoid narrative in Elite Dangerous 2.4. Which is, in itself, part of the Season Two ‘Horizons’ expansion.
The Thargoids have returned to Elite: Dangerous in patch 2.4, and already players are attacking them and trying to find a weakness to exploit. Early reports seem to indicate that the Thargoid craft and their Thargon minions are immune to many types of damage. Nevertheless, players are finding ways to fight back. One player already
When maintenance is completed this week, Elite Dangerous will have a shiny new update. Patch 2.4 The Return promises “more mysterious and exciting things,” a plain allusion to the “return” of the Thargoids, the extra-dimensional aliens that have previously served as the game’s “scary dogmatic alien” trope and is now here to conquer the galaxy
Starting this Autumn, the Thargoids are returning to the galaxy in Elite: Dangerous. Players have speculated about this for months now, and their worst fears were initially confirmed in a June forum announcement by Frontier Developments. WE’ll rehash the initial 2.4 announcement for those that missed it below. Last night we managed to pull off