Frontier Developments announces the release of Elite Dangerous: Beyond – Chapter
, the first free update for the third season of Elite Dangerous, the space
combat game. This is available now for Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, and
look at what to expect. Here are the details:
Frontier Developments plc
(AIM: FDEV) today launches Elite Dangerous: Beyond – Chapter One, the first free
update of Elite Dangerous’ third season, for PC, the PlayStation®4 computer
entertainment system, and the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment
Beyond will focus on bringing foundational changes to the core systems of Elite
Dangerous and include new in-game content for Commanders to experience as they
explore the massively multiplayer galaxy.
Beyond - Chapter One introduces challenging Wing Missions, all-new megaship
interactions that allow for collection of data and cargo, and a range of major
quality of life improvements including changes to the crime and punishment
mechanics, visual planetary enhancements, an overhaul of the mission rewards
system and the addition of a trade data overlay that will help Commanders find
the most profitable trades in the Milky Way.
The Thargoid story continues in Beyond – Chapter One. Following the recent alien
attack on humanity’s starports, Chapter One sees the shape of the threat
continuing to change as an enemy craft from long ago resurfaces ready to strike
any daring pilots that cross its path.
In response to the rising alien threat a new Alliance/Lakon Spaceways ship – the
Chieftain – takes to the skies in Chapter One. Designed to favour weapons and
manoeuvrability over defence, this combat-oriented craft presents a new
challenge for the Thargoids in the hands of capable pilots.
Commanders will also be able to uncover new clues about the mysterious
Guardians, offering insight into this long-lost civilisation and their way of
life. As Commanders assemble these pieces of information and artefacts they will
be able to design and engineer new items and weapons that can deal impressive