Head for the stars, take a ship and trade, bounty-hunt, pirate or assassinate your way across the Milky Way galaxy.
It's an awe inspiring, beautiful, vast place; with 400 billion star systems, planets, moons and asteroid fields just waiting to be explored and exploited.
New Elite: Dangerous Teaser movie, PayPal pledging options added
A new Elite: Dangerous teaser movie has just been released!
Check it and all the other recent updates out via the Kickstarter campaign site, where you can also pledge to help get the project funded.
Our galaxy. It's an awe inspiring, beautiful, vast place; with billions of star systems, planets, moons and asteroid fields just waiting to be explored, and exploited. The triumverate superpowers of the Empire, Federation and Independents dominate their core system volumes and constantly skirmish to outmaneouver one another on their frontiers. Outside their influence, in the vast majority of the galaxy, anarchy reigns supreme and spectacular discoveries await the bold.
It's dog-eat-dog out there – you need to keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.
Whether you want to trade for profit between systems, take part in multiplayer co-op mission alliances, free-for-all group battles and team raids to bring down planetary economies, even tip the balance of power in the galaxy (for your own advantage, of course..), or simply explore the wonders of the galaxy (and who knows what you’ll find out there..) is up to you.
Your second-to-second actions could have you taking the roles of trader, pirate, bounty hunter, leader, team player, opportunistic assassin, grand schemer, and more. You are at the centre of the action any time, any place and any way you choose – each action has a consequence, and influences the galaxy around you.
Starting with a few credits and a basic starship, carve your own path through the richest, largest gaming sandbox ever created, set against a backdrop of raw anarchy, galactic powerplays and intrigue. Do whatever it takes to upgrade your ship’s hull, engines, weapons, defences, cargo hold; constantly improve your capabilities and influence on your journey towards the most coveted rank in the history of gaming - ‘Elite’.
UK-based Kickstarter projects like Elite: Dangerous require those pledging to enter their credit cards details into the site, unlike US Kickstarter projects. Many potential participants from the US and elsewhere have contacted us requesting and the additional pledging channel be setup.
“We have had many requests for PayPal pledging and donation,”
said David Braben, CEO of Frontier and co-author of the original Elite.
“We’re delighted to act based on that feedback from our enthusiastic community, and very thankful for their positivity and efforts in helping to get this game made.”
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