The December Update is a planned standalone content update for Elite Dangerous that will be released in December 2019. After the September Update, it will be the third of a series of updates throughout 2019 designed to provide quality of life improvements and a more welcoming beginning experience for new players.[1][2]

Features Edit

  • Fleet Carriers
    • Pilots gain the ability to purchase and control a mobile Fleet Carrier ship with multiple Landing Pads that can be used by Squadrons.[1] The owner can set docking permissions to determine who may dock.[2]
    • Fleet Carriers cost an enormous sum of credits, and a pilot is restricted to owning one.[2]
    • Fleet Carriers have multiple loadouts of available services, modules, and shipyard stock suited for specific roles. They can be further specialized with an Exploration, Mining, or Mercenary Support Vessel.[2]
    • The owner of a Fleet Carrier can schedule jumps to different systems, provided the Fleet Carrier has a sufficient amount of a unique fuel resource. Fleet Carriers have a maximum jump range of 500 ly.[2]
  • Other features TBA[1]

Videos Edit

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Frontier Forums: Lavecon 2019 Content Reveal
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Frontier Forums: Gamescom Reveals - Fleet Carrier Details
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