Elite Dangerous: Horizons Goes Free Next Month

Frontier Developments announces the content of the Horizons seasonal expansion will come to Elite Dangerous on October 27th as a free update for the space exploration and combat game. They plan to offer the game at a discount, allowing new players to get in on this, and to pave the way for the release of the game's upcoming Odyssey expansion. Here's the plan:
Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV) announced today a major free update for the long running space epic, Elite Dangerous. The rich season of content Horizons will be folded into the base game for free for all Elite Dangerous owners on 27 October. Players will receive the complete Horizons experience via a free update to Elite Dangerous on PC, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system. Players who previously purchased Horizons will receive an exclusive Azure paint job compatible with all 41 ships currently in game.

Elite Dangerous: Horizons brings planetary landings to the Elite Dangerous galaxy, together with weapon crafting, ship-launched fighters and exhilarating multicrew co-op action. This premium expansion also allows players to put wheels on the ground and explore the galaxy up-close with the SRV Scarab ground vehicle, and access to many surface star ports and other locations.

2020 has been an intense year for Elite Dangerous’ fans, with the launch of the free Fleet Carriers update in June and the announce of a new multi-arc player driven narrative. These developments will culminate with the launch Elite Dangerous’ most ambitious expansion yet, Odyssey, which will see players able to combine space flight with first-person on foot gameplay on light atmospheric worlds in early 2021.

Elite Dangerous: Horizons will remain on sale on all platforms until 26 October to allow players a last chance to obtain the exclusive Horizon owner rewards, and then access to the Azure paint jobs for all 41 ships. For more information, follow Elite Dangerous on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Visit the Elite Dangerous official website at elitedangerous.com.