The Commanders Update 2.3 will be going live today! The Elite Dangerous servers will be unavailable from around 9.30am BST until the new updates are live. We expect the downtime to last until around 6PM BST. In the meantime, we will have a livestream starting at 2PM BST, so join us there! David Braben will also be doing an AMA on Reddit at 11am too!
- Salvation and the Superpowers July 1, 2022The Alliance, Empire and Federation have responded coolly to accusations that Salvation has hidden links to Azimuth Biochemicals and INRA. Vox Galactica published a report from political correspondent Conrad Sterling: "Salvation has always been a contentious figure, and the logs found in the DG Canum Venaticorum system have polarised public opinion further. Some are enraged […]
- Alliance Divided over Anti-Xeno Pact July 1, 2022The proposed strategic defence partnership with Sirius Corporation is being hotly debated within the Alliance Assembly. Vanya Driscoll, political journalist with The Alliance Tribune, reported on the situation: "Sirius Corporation's offer to provide support against the Thargoids has caused considerable disruption this year. There was a conflict and push for independence in the Reorte system, […]
- Alliance-Sirius Military Pact to be Decided July 1, 2022*Pilots' Federation ALERT* The Di Jian system is hosting competing campaigns as the Alliance Assembly votes on the strategic defence pact. The Assembly is evenly split over formalising military ties with Sirius Corporation to enhance defensive options against the Thargoids, with a decision expected at the end of June. In advance of the vote, both […]
- Xenological Project Receives Thargoid Artefacts July 1, 2022*Pilots' Federation ALERT* A range of alien objects have been delivered to the Arque system for Professor Ishmael Palin's study of the Thargoids. The conclusion of the project was announced by Professor Palin: "I am highly impressed with the number of Thargoid probes, resin and sensors that were delivered to Abel Laboratory. Collecting and transporting […]
- Azimuth Resurgent July 1, 2022Salvation has announced that his partner organisation Taurus Mining Ventures is a modern incarnation of Azimuth Biochemicals. The revelation came via a public statement across all media channels: "This is Salvation. In light of recent speculation, we are rebranding Taurus Mining Ventures as Azimuth Biotech. My intent is to prove that Azimuth has no further […]