Elite Dangerous finally lets you go ‘o7’ in-game

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The newest patch for Elite Dangerous Odyssey is out now, and it’s a hefty one. The area game’s huge enlargement, which permits you to journey throughout planetary surfaces on foot and discover bases and orbital stations in first-person, now consists of an emote wheel – which permits gamers to finally salute one another, as they’ve historically accomplished by typing ‘o7′ in chat.

Odyssey Update 8’s new emote wheel consists of emotes you can choose (or assign to hotkeys) for salute, wave, applaud, disagree (thumbs down), agree (thumbs up), level, cease, and advance. Frontier suggests it is a bodily method to categorical your self in game past the standard crouch-stand-crouch-stand gesture gamers have been subjecting one another to since time immemorial. The level emote additionally provides a marker wherever you direct your finger, so it may be useful in coordinating with fellow commanders.

There are different huge new options on this patch as effectively, together with the flexibility to disembark on and discover Wells-class megaships. These ships now have their very own social areas inside them, which might supply companies similar to Inter Astra, Apex Interstellar, Pioneer Supplies, Frontline Solutions, or maybe only a bartender and an escape pod or two.

A bunch of ships now help multicrews of as much as 4 commanders, and these embrace the Alliance Crusader, Anaconda, Beluga, Federal Corvette, Imperial Cutter, Type9, and Type10.

Four new engineers have been added to the Colonia area, they’re named Baltanos, Eleanor Bresa, Rosa Dayette, and Yi Shen. You’ll additionally discover new missions that enable you to fulfill and work together with numerous characters at settlements, new supply and smuggling missions, and a few new bounty hunter and murderer ships in just a few Odyssey missions.

The Odyssey group has additionally made one other cross on additional optimising Elite Dangerous’ new on-foot mode, and most gamers should see vital efficiency positive factors with this patch. The full patch notes have all the main points, and the replace is out there now on Steam.