Elite Dangerous

Take control of your own starship in a cutthroat galaxy.

Our Milky Way

400 billion star systems at an incredible 1:1 scale, with a full galactic and technological simulation based on real scientific principles.

Play your way

Experience infinite freedom as you earn the skill, knowledge, wealth and power to stand among the ranks of the Elite.

Epic multiplayer

Blaze your own trail and experience an evolving, player-driven narrative in a 34th century galaxy of warring galactic superpowers.

A living game

Elite Dangerous is always growing. Ongoing seasons of major gameplay expansions add new features and content all the time. Season Two available now.

Your actions shape the galaxy

The Galaxy Shapes your Experience.

In an age of galactic superpowers and interstellar war, every player's story influences the connected gaming experience and evolving narrative. Governments fall, battles are lost and won, and humanity's frontier is reshaped, all by players' actions.

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Play your way

400 Billion Star Systems. Infinite Freedom. Blaze Your Own Trail.

Upgrade your ship and customize every component as you hunt, explore, fight, mine, smuggle, trade and survive in the cutthroat galaxy of the 34th century. Do whatever it takes to earn the skill, knowledge, wealth and power to stand among the ranks of the Elite.

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Elite Dangerous: Horizons

A new season of expansions, featuring new ways to play.

Elite Dangerous: Horizons is a new season of major expansions for the Elite Dangerous galaxy. Blaze a new trail today with Planetary Landings, and experience new ways to play as the season continues with Loot and Crafting, Multi-crew co-op, Commander Creation and more to come.

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Community

Connect with the Elite Dangerous community and explore the dedicated community site.

The community takes Elite Dangerous to greater heights. Take part in Community Goals, where players cooperate en masse to reshape the galaxy. Create or join one (or more) of the thriving Community groups, where you and like-minded Commanders can play how you choose.

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Made for VR

Designed from the ground up to support Virtual Reality and 4K UltraHD display technology.

SteamVR support brings the Milky Way to life before your eyes. With real-world physics and a galaxy re-created down to the smallest detail, Elite Dangerous in virtual reality is the closest you can get to exploring far-off star systems and the surfaces of other worlds.

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8/10

"Satisfying handling that sets a new standard for any cockpit-based genre."

4/5

The Guardian

"Vast, Beautiful and Intimidating."

86%

PC Gamer

"Capable of delivering some of the best stories about spaceships you've ever taken part in."

8/10

Eurogamer

"I fell in love with Elite all over again."

Core system requirements

Windows PC

Minimum system

OS
Windows 7, Windows 8
CPU
Quad Core CPU (4x 2GHz)
RAM
4GB RAM
VIDEO
Nvidia GTX 260 / ATI 4870HD
HDD
7GB Available Space

Recommended system

OS
Windows 7, Windows 8
CPU
Intel Core i7 - 3770K or better / AMD FX 4350 or better
RAM
8GB RAM
VIDEO
Nvidia GTX 770 / ATI Radeon R9 280X
HDD
7GB Available Space

Mac

Minimum system

OS
OS X Yosemite (version 10.10.3)
CPU
2.3Ghz quad-core Intel Core i5 CPU
RAM
4GB RAM
VIDEO
Nvidia GT 650M 1GB (or equivalent)
HDD
8GB Available Space

Recommended system

OS
OS X Yosemite (version 10.10.3)
CPU
3.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 CPU
RAM
8GB RAM
VIDEO
Nvidia GeForce GTX 775M / AMD Radeon R9 M290X
HDD
8GB Available Space