Frontier Developments announces that Elite Dangerous: Arena
is available for
free this weekend, and everyone who downloads a copy from the
between now and 1:00 pm EDT Monday will get to keep it forever. Arena mode is a
dogfighting mode shown off
in this trailer
, and here are more details:
Frontier Developments plc
(AIM: FDEV) has made the PC version of Elite Dangerous: Arena free on Steam and
FrontierStore.net until 10am PST on Monday July 11.
Elite Dangerous: Arena thrusts players into first-person dogfights against the
galaxy’s greatest pilots in the ultimate 34th century gladiatorial contest,
- Four agile, combat-honed space ships. Choose from
the fast and aggressive Federal and Imperial Fighters, the damage-dealing
Eagle or the heavyweight Sidewinder.
- Multiple tactical options with custom loadouts
unlocked by ranking up.
- Four Arenas: Elevate’s towering view, Cluster
Compound’s mining facility, Asteria Point’s cavernous space station and Ice
Field’s frozen asteroid belt.
- Eight-player Free for All, Team Deathmatch and
Capture the Flag game modes.
- Realistic, agile starship handling powered by
Elite Dangerous’ advanced simulation technology.
Elite Dangerous: Arena will be completely free on Steam and the Frontier
Store this weekend.
Players who download Elite Dangerous: Arena between now and 10am PST on Monday
July 11 will receive the game for free, and will retain access to the game
permanently. This 100 percent discount will bring a host of Commanders to the
CQC Arena. Recruit some new wingmates and launch into CQC combat now!