Frontier Developments News


Elite: Dangerous Horizons update The Engineers out now

By John Keefer, May 27, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Free update 1.6 is also available.


Elite Dangerous Horizons coming to Xbox One in June

By John Keefer, May 20, 2016 10:45am PDT

First two expansions of the new season will be included.


"People who have ED tend to feel like they're coming up a bit short to begin with..."

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Elite: Dangerous expansion The Engineers goes into beta in May

By John Keefer, Apr 15, 2016 8:00am PDT

Elite: Dangerous 1.6 for Season One will go into closed beta at the same time for everyone


"If you bought Horizons this is included as part of that price. They are planning a few more ..."

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How to Build Roller Coasters in Planet Coaster Early Bird Alpha

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 23, 2016 1:15pm PDT

I mean.. that's the big question here, right?


Elite Dangerous: Arena offers CQC PvP space dogfights starting today

By Daniel Perez, Feb 16, 2016 7:50am PST

Look out, X-Wing vs. Tie Fighter!


"Um, weird..... I must be getting old but having a game spin little bits of itself off as ..."

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Elite Dangerous: Horizons lands on Steam Early Access today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2015 10:23am PST

The second season of new Elite Dangerous content is available now with the standalone Elite Dangerous: Horizons, which is hitting Steam Early Access today.


Elite Dangerous: Horizons Prepares for Landing this Holiday Season

By Josh Hawkins, Aug 05, 2015 8:55am PDT

Frontier Developments has announced a new paid expansion is coming to the world of Elite Dangerous this holiday season.


"nah, they said it'd be done separately under paid expansions back in the original KS pledge: ..."

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E3 2015: Planet Coaster is a new game from Elite: Dangerous developer

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 16, 2015 7:25pm PDT

Today during the PC Gaming E3 Press Conference Elite Dangerous developer, Frontier, revealed Planet Coaster.


E3 2015: Elite: Dangerous is the first to premiere on Xbox One's Game Preview Program

By Tad Huempfner, Jun 15, 2015 11:59pm PDT

Xbox One's Game Preview Program launches today and Elite: Dangerous is the first game available.


"I just found answers: ..."

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Elite: Dangerous pulls a 'Powerplay' with new update

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 05, 2015 10:42am PDT

As much fun as it is to explore the galaxy, sometimes there's an overwhelming urge to conquer it. Good thing allegiances are now a part of Elite: Dangerous' new Powerplay update.


"Honestly, if you weren't having fun with the game before, this update is highly unlikely to ..."

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Elite: Dangerous Coming to Xbox One this Summer

By Steven Wong, Mar 04, 2015 12:30pm PST

The galaxy will soon see a whole new set of explorers when Elite: Dangerous releases for the Xbox One console.


"I would point out that true cross-platform play (i.e. encountering players from other platforms ..."

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Leonard Nimoy being honored in Elite Dangerous with memorial station

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 9:00am PST

A new memorial stations will be created to honor Leonard Nimoy, who passed away this past week.


"or how much it will cost to get the promotion and guitar riff when you do"

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Elite: Dangerous 1.1 adds Community Goals and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2015 9:35am PST

Elite: Dangerous has received its first major update, focused on Community Goals, crediting the exploration of unexplored systems, and more.


ScreamRide preview: going for a ride

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 7:00am PST

ScreamRide is built on the three tenets of Create, Ride, and Destroy. Shacknews tries out each of these ideas by going hands-on with the game, which is now slated for a March 3 release on Xbox One and Xbox 360.


"Oh ffs. When will they stop making mobile drivel and throwaway junk things like this and just ..."

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Elite: Dangerous dev CEO discusses Oculus Rift, Kickstarter, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2014 2:00pm PST

Elite: Dangerous is set to release next week and Shacknews recently spoke to Frontier Developments CEO David Braben about what to expect in the game, as well as working with Oculus Rift and Kickstarter.


"Any reason why you guys don't publish 1080p video? It doesn't really bother me, but I am curious."

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