Elite Dangerous has been in robust form since the launch of the Odyssey growth, which opened up first-person on-foot exploration of planets and house stations to the large open-world space game. The growth has seen a number of large patches because it got here out, which have fixed a laundry checklist of points and added new options like shared multiplayer missions. Now developer Frontier says it’s placing growth of the growth’s console version on hold until the remainder of its main points are resolved.

Frontier CEO David Braben took to the Elite forums to announce the up to date plans for Elite Dangerous’ present roadmap. In the submit, Braben acknowledges the frustration the participant group has been experiencing with Odyssey and says that the studio stays centered on fixing the growth in order that it offers “the experience that you and we expect on PC.”

“We have spent a lot of time discussing and re-evaluating our previous plans and we have made the decision to prioritise the core PC experience for Elite Dangerous,” Braben writes. “Ultimately, we believe it is right to focus our efforts on the core Elite Dangerous Odyssey experience for the platforms that we have released on, before opening up to more.”

That implies that the particulars of the console launch are “going to change,” he says, however it’s at present inconceivable to supply a timeframe for the console launch. “Only when we feel that the foundation of the PC release is solid, will we be able to re-lay our console roadmap on top.”

Practically talking, Braben says meaning Elite Dangerous and Odyssey will see extra patches on PC in the coming months, and people won’t solely embody bug fixes, but additionally be an opportunity to “explore and add additional features, content, and improvements into the game.”

“Behind every bug fix, design decision and community post is a person who cares a lot about giving our players best possible experience,” Braben says. “We all have the identical objective and we are going to get there, collectively. Please bear with us.

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