Elite Dangerous: Horizons Launches Today for Xbox One!
Elite Dangerous: Horizons adds a raft of amazing new elements to an already vast game – seamlessly extending gameplay to countless gigantic and scientifically accurate planetary surfaces, and unleashing players to fight, scavenge and explore with the high speed Surface Recon Vehicle. On land, players will discover valuable resources, experience deadly combat encounters, raid bases, scout crash sites, and cooperate with other players on the planet surface and flying high above.
Players will discover the enigmatic Engineers and unlock a world of customization options that will change the way they fly, trade, explore and fight in the Elite Dangerous galaxy. With hidden bases on planet surfaces across the populated galaxy, each Engineer has a unique personality and history, and they just might choose to help you with their custom weapons and specialized modules… for the right price.
Elite Dangerous: Horizons for Xbox One launches as tensions between the galactic superpowers are rising, and mysterious signs of alien life have been discovered. Players experience the living story in real time and can shape the galaxy’s future with their actions.
Elite Dangerous: Horizons players on PC and Xbox One will receive further expansions at no extra cost as the season continues. Future gameplay updates will debut for PC and Xbox One simultaneously, enriching the Elite Dangerous experience with new activities and new ways to play on both platforms:
- Ship-Launched Fighters, allowing larger spacecraft to carry their own short-range fighter craft for attack and defense.
- Multicrew, allowing teams of players to assume roles aboard the same ship.
- Commander creation, giving a unique appearance to players’ in-game avatars.
14th Nov 2011
By ‘Gold Rush’ I mean the delightful ‘wild west’ anarchy of digital download games, especially the… read more
13th Oct 2011
What is happening to our beloved video games controller? NEW PLAYERS DON’T GETâ€ˆIT In the last few years we… read more
9th Sep 2011
Statistics are vital to understanding or planning the release of a game, but we regularly see them terribly abused for the… read more
15th Aug 2011
There is a part of our industry that is very fashion-led. It follows bandwagons. A successful game or business technique… read more
14th Jul 2011
The hacking of the Playstation Network is a very bad thing for our industry as a whole; not just Sony. I'm sure we… read more
14th Jun 2011
Since about 1982 there has been a generational update of multi-purpose games machines, starting with 8 bit machines like… read more
14th May 2011
We’re at that time of year when we prepare shiny demos for the all important E3 show; where buyers for the… read more
14th Apr 2011
We’ve just had the excellent film BAFTA and Oscars awards, with a healthy spread of high budget epic films and low… read more
14th Mar 2011
People just don’t ‘get’ ownership. When we buy a house on a plot of land, we don’t own the mineral… read more
14th Feb 2011
This whole topic has gone on and on, seemingly endlessly. Political parties have wasted our time by courting us prior to… read more