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Frontier says it would be ‘stupid’ not to bring Elite Dangerous to PS4 and Xbox One

Elite Dangerous is coming to PS4 and Xbox One, it seems. Speaking to Eurogamer Frontier boss David Braben said in no uncertain terms that he was not announcing a console port of the game. But then pretty much did. "I’ve just got to watch out," he said. "I don’t want …

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Braben admits Elite Dangerous pricing ‘looks terribly capitalist’

You can play Elite: Dangerous RIGHT NOW. Providing you’re willing to pay 100. That’s the price Frontier is charging for the game plus access to the Premium. The Standard Beta SKU is 50 and the game 35 – with the option of a further 35 for the DLC Expansion Pass. …

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David Braben awarded an OBE

David Braben has been appointed OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. TheBBCreports that the honour was given for his services to the UK’s game and computer industries. Braben, who runs UK developer Frontier, co-created space sim Elite with Ian Bell in 1984, which went on to win huge critical …

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Trials Frontier downloaded over six million times in first week

Ubisoft’s Trials Frontier has broken mobile records for the publisher. It has revealed that the game, despite aggravating some critics, was downloaded over 6m times in its first week of release, making it the fastest selling mobile game the publisher has ever released. The game is currently the number one …

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Frontier acquires Elite rights as Braben readies share sale

David Braben is to sell up to 1.6m shares in Frontier Developments following the buyout of an IT firm which holds the rights to the Elite franchise he co-created. Frontier purchased software and IT consultancy Professional Practice Automation in a 5.09m deal on Tuesday, April 15th. Braben, CEO of Frontier, …

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