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Elite: Dangerous has been officially released

19 years on from the release of the last game in the series, Elite: Dangerous has been officially released. Talk of a fourth entry in the much cherished series, which dates all the way back to 1984, began in 2011 with a Kickstarter drive to back the game concluding in …

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Frontier reassessing some refund requests as Elite: Dangerous outrage persists

David Braben has said that Frontier is re-assessing some of the refund requests it declined in the wake of Elite: Dangerous’ online U-turn. The company earlier this week faced a backlash for dropping the game’s offline mode but yesterday said it would only refund customers who had not yet already …

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Frontier starts offering Elite: Dangerous refunds over online furore

Some owners of Elite: Dangerous who are unhappy with the recent ditching of the game’s offline mode are being offered refunds. However, the only customers who are eligible are those who pre-ordered the final game and have therefore not yet played it. Anyone who has already played the alpha or …

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Elite: Dangerous’ online u-turn draws criticism from players

The decision to strip the offline mode from upcoming space shooter Elite: Dangerous has gone down like a lead balloon. Frontier boss David Braben earlier this week revealed the decision to make the game online-only, saying: A fully offline experience would be unacceptably limited and static compared to the dynamic, …

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Offline mode dropped from Elite: Dangerous

Plans to offer an offline mode in Elite: Dangerous have been dropped. Although Frontier originally said in its Kickstarter pledge that the game would be playable offline, it has now backtracked on the idea and confirmed that players will need to be connected to the internet at all times. A …

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Elite: Dangerous finally has a release date

Frontier Developments has at last confirmed a release date for the PC version of Elite: Dangerous. Eurogamer reports that the launch version of the game will be made available on December 16th. The game has of course been available for some time now in assorted alpha and beta forms, but …

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Frontier among three developers to sign with Amazon Game Studios

Amazon Game Studios has revealed a trio of new games for its parent’s Fire platform, and has teamed up with some familiar names. UK studio Frontier Devleopments – known, of course, for Elite: Dangerous and upcoming Xbox One exclusive ScreamRide – is working with AGS on Tales From Deep Space, …

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