Elite Dangerous has launched its 2.3 update on PC—named The Commanders—which brings with it a number of co-op-leaning features for its Horizons players. If you’re a non-Horizon-er, update 1.8 is free to all and gives space explorers the previously promised nameplate and ship naming features, and an overhauled Camera Suite among a number of other things.
As outlined on the game’s official forums, Multi-Crew is an interesting feature that allows commanders to fill three specific roles: Pilots, Gunners, and Fighters, each of whom carried out their duties tied to specific parts of your ship – be that on board or within a satellite area.
Player avatars now used in ship cockpits, thanks to the latest update’s Holo-Me function which lets players create their own commanders against a range of presets and customisation options.
As for Elite Dangerous‘ universal 1.8 update, highlights include the aforementioned—and previously reported—nameplates and Camera Suite, the addition of…