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Elite Dangerous Review

by Frontier Developments

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"Elite Dangerous" is an online space flight simulation game developed and published by Frontier Developments. The game was created by David Braben and Ian Bell. It is available on platforms such as Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

Gameplay 7

The gameplay of Elite Dangerous has been described as "a mile wide and an inch deep" by a Reddit user. Players appreciate the exploration and scale of the game, often referred to as the "Wow factor". The game offers a vast universe for players to explore, with only a tiny fraction of the galaxy ever being explored. Players also enjoy the freedom of choice in the game, allowing them to engage in PvP, PvE, mining, exploration, and missions. However, some players feel that the game feels incomplete and has unrealized potential.

Graphics 8

The graphics of Elite Dangerous have been praised by players. The game's planet generation system creates stunning planets that make exploring a beautiful endeavor. Players often find themselves taking screenshots of these planets, with the high-res option creating images worthy of desktop wallpapers. However, some players have reported issues with the graphics settings.

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Storyline 6

The storyline of Elite Dangerous is influenced by players' actions, making it an interactive, overarching narrative. The game's narrative begins in September 3300 and progresses in real-time. However, some players feel that the storyline could be more engaging and immersive.

Multiplayer 7

The multiplayer aspect of Elite Dangerous is appreciated by players. They can team up with friends and do pretty much anything available in the game as a group. The game also allows players to interact with other players in open however they want. However, some players have reported issues with the multiplayer feature, stating that it remains in a buggy state.

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Issues 5

Players have reported several issues with Elite Dangerous. Some of the common issues include problems with the launcher, server connection issues, and bugs in the game. Despite these issues, players continue to enjoy the game and look forward to improvements and bug fixes.

Conclusion 6

Overall, Elite Dangerous offers a unique and immersive space exploration experience. Despite some issues and unrealized potential, the game's vast universe, stunning graphics, and interactive multiplayer mode make it a game worth playing.

Player Quotes

"Elite feels like an incomplete game built on an excellent platform - rather than an excellent game."

"The universe feels unimaginably vast - and more realistic because of that."

"Some of the planets in this game are just stunning."

"You can Team up with your friends and do pretty much anything available in the game as a group."

"Odyssey vastly expanded the Multicrew System - players in your Team can get out of their ships and board yours as co-pilots."

"Multicrew has been broken since update 14 (please help vote)"

"Odyshitty Multiplayer is currently broken in 2023."

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Please note that this review is based on the feedback and sentiments of players and does not represent the views of all players.