Release of Elite: Dangerous is almost here. Tomorrow Beta 3.9 is going to be released with many new additions to the current game. And Gamma phase starts on Saturday.
The latest Beta will add many new features which will be polished throughout the Gamma.
Federation, Empire and Alliance start their machinations
rank of Elite could be gained via Trading, Exploration or Combat
possibility to gain ranks with both the Federation and Empire
new missions to obtain and complete including Unidentified Signal Sources
bartering with other players in deep space
ship outfitting and Galaxy map major overhauls (this was much needed)
open-mic voice communications between up to 6 players
You can read answers on many questions regarding the Offline Mode, just click the link below.
Plus there some more interesting information worth of reading or watching. Like the video below. I think that there are not many other players who can say that they don't envy the set-up Markus has built in his room.