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It's in constant development with DLC released throughout each season. (a year)

I would expect at least 2 more seasons after this one given the user base.

Just 2 more seasons? Is the next Elite game is the works?
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Just 2 more seasons? Is the next Elite game is the works?

There is a "10-year plan," but many are pessimistic about it completing the plan, steam charts, etc. its an ongoing debate about how the game is dying imminently, or it'll last awhile longer, you know, standard MMO talk.
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There is a steep learning curve, but once you can actually fly and land etc, it will suck up a lot of your time.

At least it isn't the learning chasm of death Eve used to be. You can figure out some of the basics fairly quickly in Elite:Dangerous... Eve is still hit or miss, but at least the tutorials and starter mission arcs in Eve help you out immensely.

.... Says the guy who hasn't played Eve for two years (or is it three now?) Game just doesn't hold the appeal it used to after isrc/isgc disbanded due to childish idiocy.

Elite I play here and there and when it pulls me in, half a day goes by.
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Just 2 more seasons? Is the next Elite game is the works?


At least - probably more.

Like most things it will depend on sales.
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At least - probably more.

Like most things it will depend on sales.

According to Frontiers financial report out recently they are doing pretty darn good for a small company. Much of that is from ED.
 
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EDIT: I'm having trouble finding Specialized Legacy Firmware. Anyone know a good source? I've been able to get (almost) all my other req'd mats from missions, but I haven't seen a single one for SLF at all.

I found one in a uss containing a shipwreck. Still trying to find more.
   
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I found one in a uss containing a shipwreck. Still trying to find more.

Try finding USS's close to planets (not in orbital cruise). Some of them have old satellites which yield specialised legacy firmware.
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Try finding USS's close to planets (not in orbital cruise). Some of them have old satellites which yield specialised legacy firmware.


TY. been looking for those...
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Then I saw a deal on the X-56, and decided to get it, mainly for the extra buttons and the analog joysticks on the stick and throttle. I was a bit leery since I didn't care for the joystick on the X-52, but this one is much better (IMO). Once I have more time with it, I think I'll like it. The throttle is pretty stiff even at the lowest setting, but I've read it will loosen up with more use/time. I'm not sure yet how I feel about this throttle not having the detents that the X-52 does; sometimes I hated it, but it did allow me to feel more of where the throttle was at (using VR with E:D). And for being all plastic, it feels pretty sturdy. Hoping once I get more time with it, I'll get more used to it and like it. I love having the extra sticks for thrusters, but the mini joystick on the stick itself is easily hit with my thumb, so I don't have it bound to anything, and I have to move my hand a fair bit back on the throttle to easily and accurately move the joystick.
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I've been using a Xbox 360 controller and the double sticks work well for all of the angles (pitch, roll, yaw, side to side and up/down movement). I wish there were more buttons, but I have a few assigned to the keyboard when I need them.
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