Elite Dangerous will quickly obtain two massive, long-awaited new options.
Elite Dangerous developer Frontier has revealed at gamescom that the brand new participant expertise might be enhanced with the game’s September patch. Frontier has been making modifications to the early hours of Elite to make issues extra accessible to gamers unfamiliar with house sims.
A serious a part of that’s due September 17: a fully-voiced tutorial. This is meant to cowl the fundamentals of flight, fight, travelling and scanning – the game’s core, and commonest actions.
The September replace may even exchange Frontier Points with Arx, the brand new paid forex gamers can use to purchase cosmetics. Arx may also be earned by enjoying the game.
Looking forward, the usually teased large Fleet Carries will lastly arrive in December. All gamers will have the ability to purchase their very own Fleet Carrier, which they’ll pilot alongside 15 different teammates for a single, 16-player ship.
Fleet Carriers are able to supporting smaller ships because of 16 touchdown pads (eight giant, and 4 small and medium). This additionally means different ships can use them to restore, refuel and rearm.
Fleet Carries can be utilized for various gameplay types, from exploration and buying and selling to mining, fight and even piracy and smuggling. Owners will have the ability to decide from just a few pre-set loadouts, every tailor-made for a specific expertise.