Well, it wouldn’t quite be Elite: Dangerous without at least some confusion or delay regarding upcoming content, especially with a slightly ambiguous statement like “landing the week ending February 26”. I mean, seriously, who uses “week ending” instead of “week beginning”? Probably lots of people, but anyway, an official forum post earlier today clarified that The Commanders (ED 2.3) beta was meant to go live this week, but has now been postponed to Monday (27th February).
The main thrust of The Commanders expansion will be focussed around multi-crew ships, an avatar generator, and a fancy new camera system.
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