Forging Your Path in Elite Dangerous: Odyssey
Published on: Wed, 30/09/2020 - 9:23am
Elite Dangerous: Odyssey set foot in lawless settlements on the edge of civilized space
The second instalment of the Road to Odyssey dev diary series, “Forging Your Path” dives into Odyssey’s new social settlements and player agency.
Cambridge, UK – 30 September 2020. Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV) revealed today “Forging Your Path”, the second in the series of Elite Dangerous: Odyssey Developer Diaries. In this latest instalment, Game Director Piers Jackson, Art Director Chris Gregory, Lead Designer Gareth Hughes, Principal Audio Designer Matthew Florianz and Principal Animator Felix Ilsley explores how you can shape your own narrative in Elite Dangerous: Odyssey with the choices you make.
Offering players freedom of choice to forge their own careers while soaring across the galaxy has always been part of Elite Dangerous. With the arrival of Elite Dangerous: Odyssey in early 2021, Commanders can now set foot on the surface of billions of planets for the first time, even those with thin atmospheres, and can explore new planetary outposts and bases.
The Dev Diary looks at a new approach to missions, station interiors, different spacesuits, and gives a taste of how commanders can interact with a vast range of new characters on foot, and how the game can work even without owning your own ship.
Elite Dangerous: Odyssey launches in early 2021 on PC, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system. Stay tuned for the next Development Diary in the near future, exploring combat from a first person perspective. For more information, follow Elite Dangerous on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Visit the Elite Dangerous official website at elitedangerous.com. For media assets, visit Frontier.co.uk/media.
About Elite Dangerous
Take control of your own starship in a cutthroat galaxy. Some may know you as an ally; others will call you a pirate, a bounty hunter, a smuggler, an explorer, an assassin, a hero… Fly with friends, fight for a cause or go it alone. Your actions change the galaxy around you in an ever-unfolding story. Explore a detailed 1:1 model of our real galaxy, and be the first to discover one of 400 billion star systems. Start with a small starship and a handful of credits, and do whatever it takes to earn the skill, knowledge, wealth and power to stand among the ranks of the Elite.
Frontier is a leading independent developer and publisher of videogames founded in 1994 by David Braben, co-author of the iconic Elite game. Based in Cambridge, Frontier uses its proprietary COBRA game development technology to create innovative genre-leading games, primarily for personal computers and videogame consoles. As well as self-publishing internally developed games, Frontier also publishes games developed by carefully selected partner studios under its Frontier Foundry games label.
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