There’s a brand new patch out right this moment for Elite Dangerous: Odyssey, and the notes for it are so lengthy they take up two full Steam posts. The 5.eight GB patch for the massive space game adds a number of new options and fixes a number of the remaining points launched with the launch of the Odyssey growth, which itself added first-person exploration and fight to Elite Dangerous.

Frontier Developments has flagged seven main areas of enchancment for this latest replace. The patch, formally referred to as Odyssey Update 5, adds shared missions, updates the outfitting UI move, rebalances neutron stars, updates the cockpit lighting in all ships, makes AI crime scanning behaviour “more lenient”, will increase the possibility of discovering uncommon supplies at fumaroles, and improves the terrain constancy for legacy settlements and planetary ports.

Each of those is damaged out into extra element within the two patch posts. Shared missions are the big new characteristic, as each mission added in Odyssey can now be undertaken collectively along with your teammates. You’ll see a ‘share’ button on all Odyssey mission entries within the transaction panel if you happen to’re on a staff, and if you happen to resolve to share, your teammates could have the choice to simply accept or reject your invite.

One complicated element within the notes on shared missions is the road that claims objects extracted by teammates throughout a shared mission will likely be routinely moved to the mission-owner’s stock if you embark on a ship or in any other case go away the mission space. Frontier has clarified that this is applicable solely to mission-critical objects – so if another person picked up an goal merchandise, the ‘team leader’ will acquire management of it if you all go away the neighborhood.

Some improvements have been made to Odyssey’s VR expertise. The notes record fixes for a black display problem when respawning in a fight zone, and for the issue with the ‘maintain horizon’ possibility on SRVs not working correctly. However, whereas it’s not listed within the changelog, users on Reddit report that the offset bug when utilizing the Detailed Surface Scanner (DSS) in VR has additionally been addressed.

Players seem to nonetheless be having points with efficiency because the latest patch, nonetheless. Odyssey’s launch has been a tough one on PC: Frontier’s CEO has apologised for the state it arrived in, and a number of other patches have already been deployed to deal with points gamers encountered within the growth.

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