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Elite: Dangerous fleet carriers enter beta testing next month, will cost billions of credits

Elite: Dangerous will lastly be getting its Fleet Carriers, huge new starships able to holding different giant ships and touring between star techniques beneath their very own energy. Fleet carriers will enter beta testing April 7 on PC, with a second beta section on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation four starting in May.

“The most expensive investment to date and costing 5,000,000,000 credits, Fleet Carriers are individually owned and contain 16 landing pads of varying sizes for other players to dock their starships in, with a galaxy-spanning jump range of 500 light years,” Frontier introduced in a information launch.

That sort of vary will dramatically change how gamers journey the celebrities in Elite. A player-led expedition to Beagle Point, on the far facet of the Milky Way Galaxy, took me 4 real-world months every approach with a soar vary of simply over 50 gentle years. The similar journey may theoretically take a fraction of the time with a Fleet Carrier.

Frontier says a brand new energy supply referred to as Tritium will probably be required to maneuver the ships, and the way that may play into lengthy vary journey is unknown.

Frontier provides that Fleet Carriers will probably be customizable, with restore docks, refueling stations, shipyards and extra. They may set tariffs on commerce items, additional fleshing out the sport’s advanced financial techniques.

More data will probably be introduced throughout a Frontier livestream on April 2 at 1:00 p.m. EST.

Elite: Dangerous fleet carriers enter beta testing next month, will cost billions of credits

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