The full version of Elite Dangerous will launch on Xbox One on October 6, 2015, Frontier Developments has announced.

The release date was confirmed by the developer's CEO David Braben on Reddit last week, alongside confirmation that ships and modules acquired during the Early Access period would not be carried over to the final game. Instead, players will receive the cash value of the items deposited into their accounts.

Elite Dangerous has been available in an Early Access state on Xbox One since June, allowing console users to play the space sim throughout its later stages of development and provide feedback to Frontier.

Those who purchased the game during the Preview stage will also receive an exclusive reward for participating, Braben confirmed, although details on what that may be have yet to be revealed. Players will "probably" be able to transfer their account between PC and Xbox One in the future as well, he suggests, although again further details were not provided.

Elite Dangerous' Game Preview can be bought digitally via the Xbox Store for £24.99. The price is expected to increase once the full game launches.


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