Elite Harmful: Odyssey’s alpha part two has launched
The alpha part for Elite Harmful: Odyssey is shifting proper alongside. After letting gamers step out onto the floor for the primary time final week, Frontier Developments are shifting into part two of the subsequent enlargement’s alpha testing. This week they’re dropping alpha testers into a brand new system and letting them battle it out within the new on foot PvP Battle Zones. You’ll be able to spot the brand new FPS motion in a brand new video the builders have revealed alongside the launch of part two.
As a part of this part of the check, Frontier say that the “new beginning system and ship possession ought to alleviate lengthy journey instances,” an inconvenience that gamers took problem with through the first part of the alpha. As for worries about participant Commanders being a bit too keen to check out their new weapons on fellow alpha gamers, maybe the Battle Zones will assist redirect that pleasure.
You’ll be able to catch a have a look at a few of Frontier’s alpha footage for Battle Zones right here, through which they clarify the 12 on 12 matches which embrace a mixture of stay gamers and NPCs.
It is a fairly fast look, however in the event you’re desirous to see how Elite Harmful works out with an FPS component, that is one thing to go on. The Battle Zones initially sound like fairly customary FPS workforce match stuff the place you may snag a win by killing enemy combatants or capturing factors on the map. The Elite-y a part of it’s that your success or failure in a Battle Zone contributes to the end result of the battle between factions in that system.
Apart from the brand new PvP mode, part two additionally provides a brand new “Dominator” fight go well with and expands the explorable space to twenty lightyears. Over in their announcement submit for part two, Frontier have outlined a number of the identified bugs within the alpha, a few of which they’ve simply launched one other hotfix for.
That is part two of 4 that Frontier have deliberate for the Elite Harmful: Odyssey alpha. Subsequent up would be the “exploration” part that may let gamers truly hop out of their ships to stomp round on undiscovered planets for the primary time.
Elite Harmful: Odyssey is anticipated to launch in late spring this 12 months.