PMC Elite Dangerous, Expansion Seasons

Elite Dangerous, Expansion Seasons

Comprehensive history of Elite Dangerous seasons of expansions. Year, versions, names etc, its all here. You can review detailed release dates and times from history page.

2014, Season 1 Elite Dangerous v1.0

v1.1: Community Goal's

v1.2: Wings

v1.3: Powerplay

v1.4: CQC

v1.5: Ships

2015, Season 2 - Elite Dangerous v2.0 Horizons

Landing on planets, driving surface recon vehicle (SRV) on the planets surface terrain, collecting materials, synthesis, planetary surface settlements and ports.

v2.1: The Engineers

Everything changes. Introducing an expanded mission system and game-changing loot. Craft exotic weapons and modules for your spacecraft and build a ship unlike any other.

- brings new missions
- galaxy / system map bookmarks
- community goal icons on galaxy / system map
- srv leaves tracks on planet surface
- Huge Beam Laser
- Huge Pulse Laser
- Huge Multi-Cannon
- Large Multi-Cannon
- performance enhanced size 2 and 3 drives (smaller ships)
- galaxy map state (war/famine etc) filter
- new types of terrain surface point of interests
- major re-vamp of Unidentified Signal Sources (USSs), seek specific locations using the discovery scanner
- scanning the nav beacon which gives exploration data for the system
- pilots federation ships sensors allows USSs to be scanned while in supercruise
- enhanced AI ships
- ice mining
- starport traffic controller

v2.2: Guardians

(Mid October 2016) Take what comes and strike back with double. Bring a second ship to every combat encounter with Ship-Launched Fighters and defend your passengers against the deadliest threats in the galaxy.

- passanger ships beluga video
- passenger missions bulk video
- passenger missions VIP video
- route plotter, apply filter to route video
- ship launched fighters, 6 or 8 per bay, manufacture new from materials, paint jobs
- variations to starport interiors
- planets surfaces upgrade, geology
- port variant refinery video
- port variant tourism video
- david braben interview 1 video
- ship launched fighters basic video
- ship launched fighters combat video
- passenger missions tourist spot video
- taipan paint job video
- federal fighter paint job video
- empire fighter paint job video
- port variant agriculture video
- port variant tech video
- hiring an AI crew for ship launched fighters
- AI crew and crew fighter video
- david braben interview 2 video
- CQC architecture buildings
- brand new capital ship docks (not available for docking)
- system map actual rendered objects video
- starport services menu redesigned
- neutron star and white dwarf new graphics
- shipyard tranfers from starport to starport
- shipyard selling by remote
- outfitting module storage
- hyper jump destination star visible during jump
- shady contacts in (anarchy/low security?) starports to pay fines or cash in bounty vouchers
- david braben interview 3 video
- port services video
- capital ship dock video
- hyperspace video
- anaconda paint job video
- asp paint job video
- fer de lance paint job video
- python paint job video
- srv paint job video
- viper mk iii paint job video
- ship transfer video
- AI crew and switching fighter video
- david braben interview 4 video

v2.3: The Commanders
Apr 11th, 2017.

- commander creator
- multi crew
- ship naming
- dolphin ship
- camera suite (highly improved debug camera)
- asteroid base type station (including air traffic controllers)
- 32 asteroid bases in various deep space locations
- increased the credit values of exploration data for scans after this release.

2.4: The Return
Thargoids are back.
- galaxy map route plotting increased to 20,000 light years
- galaxy map route plotting is much faster
- added new player vs player murder bounties
- hull / canopy repair limpet controllers
- there is now an option to make use of neutron star boost when plotting routes
- an icon is displayed on the route to show the last scoopable star before running out of fuel
- music system is completely replaced! existing music should behave exactly as before. it is now much more maintainable and enjoyable to use

2016, Season 3 - ?

v3.1: ?

2017, Season 4 - ?

v4.1: ?

2018, Season 5 - ?

v5.1: ?

2019, Season 6 - ?

v6.1: ?

2020, Season 7 - ?

v7.1: ?

2021, Season 8 - ?

v8.1: ?

2022, Season 9 - ?

v9.1: ?

2023, Season 10 - ?

v10.1: ?