Space is really huge. Users were able to appreciate the extent of extraterrestrial space in Elite: Dangerous space simulator thanks to fresh statistics from developers of British studio Frontier Developments.
On the homepage Elite: Dangerous official website The makers boast that they have created about 400 billion star systems on a 1:1 scale with our Milky Way.
As it turns out, in the eight years since its release, there have been Elite: Dangerous users who have been numerous nearly 18 million peopleexplored only a fraction of the in-game galaxy – 0.059% (236,219,997 systems).
Similar Frontier stats released Early last year – until January 20, 2022, the value was 0.05% (222,083,678) of the entire galaxy. Since then, players have only opened 14,136,319 more systems (0.009%).
In response to the depressing statistics, players expressed their willingness to continue exploring space in Elite: Dangerous and began sharing their own achievements: some players personally discovered tens of thousands of systems.
Some users noted that if the developers of Elite: Dangerous hadn’t canceled the console version of the Odyssey add-on in March 2022, the galaxy explored percentage could have been higher.
The release version of Elite: Dangerous debuted on PC in December 2014, came out on Xbox One in 2015 and on PlayStation 4 in 2017. Currently, only the PC version of the game will receive new content.