The Thargoids, an alien species in the Elite: Dangerous universe, first appeared in the game almost a year ago. This first contact event surprised players, who were given no real warning that they would be coming over to their galaxy. The situations was tense but this quickly turned to intrigue when meetings between the alien ships and players were seemingly peaceful.
Frontier Developments has announced it will bring its critically acclaimed massively multiplayer space epic Elite Dangerous to the PlayStation4 computer entertainment system in 2017. Elite Dangerous brings gaming’s original open-world adventure to the modern age with the 400 billion star systems of the real Milky Way re-created at their full galactic proportions, an evolving player-driven narrative and fully connected multiplayer experience.