May 28, 2023

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Frontier delays Elite Dangerous Odyssey on consoles to fix the PC version

Frontier Developments has delayed Elite Dangerous’ Odyssey update on consoles indefinitely to focus on fixing the PC version.

In a post on the Frontier forum, chief David Braben said the studio accepts the “frustration” players have had with the Odyssey expansion since it came out in May.

Odyssey, which finally gives players the much-requested ability to step outside their ships and stroll around the galaxy in first-person, was lambasted by players when it launched, quickly accruing a ‘Mostly Negative’ rating on Steam as purchasers highlighted performance issues, server outages, and a heap of bugs – despite Frontier having held a month-long paid alpha prior to launch, ostensibly to fix any glaring problems ahead of release.

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