Targets UI, optimisation, and more. Frontier has released a second major update for space sim Elite Dangerous' poorly received Odyssey expansion, bringing a raft of much-needed improvements, ranging from UI enhancements and graphics optimisations to AI tweaks and many, many bug fixes. Odyssey, which finally gives players the much-requested ability to step outside their ships and stroll around the galaxy in first-person, was lambasted by players when it launched last month, quickly accruing a 'Mostly Negative' rating on Steam as purchasers highlighted performance issues, server outages, and a heap of bugs - despite Frontier having held a month-long paid alpha prior to launch, ostensibly to fix any glaring problems ahead of release.
Like a beleaguered Starfleet engineer, Frontier has once again found itself neck-deep in Elite Dangerous: Odyssey's maintenance shafts in an attempt to patch up the ailing ship. Elite's latest expansion landed in something of a sorry state a few weeks back, so riddled with bugs and issues that Frontier boss David Braben felt compelled to apologise "wholeheartedly" for Odyssey's state at launch.
The patch improves many aspects of the troubled expansion Frontier Developments has released a long list of fixes for Elite Dangerous: Odyssey in response to fan criticism. Elite Dangerous’ latest expansion Odyssey was released on May 19 and was met with heavy criticism from players. This was shortly followed by several hotfixes and a large update.
One of the most celebrated games to come out of Cambridge - the space simulation Elite Dangerous - has boldly gone into new territory by allowing players to get out of their spaceships and explore on foot. Frontier Developments, the independent Cambridge Science Park-based games developer and publisher, described the release of Elite Dangerous: Odyssey for PC on May 19 as the “start of a new era” - although CEO David Braben has since apologised to players after performance issues marred the launch.
The CEO of Frontier Developments, the studio behind Elite Dangerous, recently apologized for the messy launch of the game's latest expansion, Odyssey. Elite Dangerous: Odyssey, the latest expansion for the space-faring commerce simulator, released last week to a highly-negative reception from players.
Following the release of the Elite Dangerous Odyssey expansion, the head of Frontier has apologised for the state it’s in on PC. Elite Dangerous Odyssey was meant to do a lot of things.The ability to actually leave your spacecraft and explore planets on foot, new social hub areas, and supposedly endless mission variety were all promised for the expansion to the beloved space trading simulator.
Frontier CEO and founder David Braben has apologised for the state of Elite Dangerous Odyssey at launch, saying the current bugs are the studio's "top priority and focus." The latest expansion launched last week and has been battered with negative reviews, mostly centered around poor performance and a multitude of bugs.
The latest Elite Dangerous DLC Odyssey has recieved criticism from fans on Steam for poor PC performance and technical issues. Launched last week (19 May), Elite Dangerous: Odyssey is the latest addition to Frontier Developments flight simulation game. For the first time in the series, Odyssey enables players to get out of their ships.
The latest expansion for Elite Dangerous released this week and players are in an uproar, reviewing the game negatively in droves.As of this article's publishing it's sitting at 33% positive reviews on Steam, a rating of "Mostly Negative."That's as compared to 77% positive for the five year old game's core release.
Somewhere in the depths of the Milky Way, near the Witch Head nebula, is a pretty unremarkable star system called *deep breath* Witch Head Sector IH-V C2-9.And it's here where I, a lowly space explorer, made history.Not the kind of history people will ever write or care about, but still.
ELITE Dangerous Odyssey is releasing this week, with developers Frontier Developments providing the latest launch time and server maintenance.This week will see the next big update arrive in Elite Dangerous on PC, with a PS4 and Xbox One launch coming later this year.Frontier Developments has confirmed that Elite Dangerous Odyssey will be the biggest expansion ever released for the game, and with the number of changes being worked on, it’s easy to see why.
Player base will merge with console release.Elite Dangerous players that purchase the space sim's on-foot-focussed Odyssey expansion when it comes to PC on 19th May will be placed into an expansion-exclusive version of the galaxy, developer Frontier has announced - meaning they won't be able to play with Odyssey's new features if they want to play with their base game friends.
Without a fuel scoop to fill your tanks from Elite Dangerous' billions of stellar bodies, voyages tend not to make it very far.Despite this, one canny pilot made it all the way across the galaxy without one, travelling over 84,000 light years without sucking up star fuel.
Odyssey is the much anticipated ‘boots on the ground’ expansion for Elite Dangerous.You’ll no longer just be trucking around space or roaming planets in planetary vehicles: you’ll get to use your legs, too.And what’s a videogame with legs without the ability to also shoot weapons—you’ll be shooting weapons, too, even in 24-player deathmatch.
Ships within Elite Dangerous come at many different prices.Some on the lower end like the Sidewinder for 32000 CR, or all the way at the top with the Imperial Cutter at an eye-watering 208,969,451 CR.
Very few games can match the feeling of combat inside of Elite Dangerous.Weaving through asteroid belts, the ring of a planet or even the other fallen ships’ debris is a rush.
Planetary landings have always been a dream of humankind, ever since the Lunar Landing in 1969.In Elite Dangerous, with the addition of the Horizons expansion, this has been made a reality in the game space.
A reader argues that a powerful gaming PC is not necessarily more expensive than a next generation console and may well last you longer.Gamers of today are faced with decisions left and right when it comes to formats.
Things take their sweet time in space.Planets drift lazily around their stars with orbits that last months, or years, and even moons take their sweet time completing their rotations.
Elite Dangerous' next expansion, Odyssey, is getting ready to touch down on all sorts of new land-based adventures.