Today it was announced that the 3rd beta installment of Elite: Dangerous is now available. Below is some of the changelog notes;
Player-driven interdiction. Players can now interdict NPC ships, pulling them out of faster-than-light travel back into normal space along with the player.
Philanthropy missions added.
Fuel scooping from stars added. Keep a close eye on your temperature gauge as you refuel from the blazing surface of stars.
Asteroid mining added. Cut metal and rock from asteroids using the mining laser.
New ships added: Imperial Clipper and Federal Dropship.
Multiple ship ownership. Long requested by the community, players can keep multiple craft docked at starports, allowing for reserve ships dedicated to combat, explorati…Read more >