With testing now complete, Frontier is almost ready to launch Elite Dangerous Beyond – Chapter 1.
This update is the first large update for 2018 and kicks off Season 3. The main updates include the crime and punishment rework which Frontier hopes will make it fairer and more competitive. The other main addition is the excellent GalNet audio which brings full audio to the news network this really helps bring the universe to life.
Other improvements include new trade data overlay to help find the best deals, changes to the engineering mechanics which ensure a guaranteed improvement when crafting, the overhaul of the mission rewards system, and the introduction of a new combat ship, The Chieftain.
All of this will be available on 27 February so mark those diaries.