Frontier announced today the release of Elite Dangerous: Arena on the PC. Elite Dangerous: Arena is basically the PVP mode of Elite Dangerous, re-packaged into a standalone product. In order to celebrate this announcement, Frontier has also released a new trailer for Elite Dangerous: Arena that can be viewed below.
All players who own Elite Dangerous or Elite Dangerous: Horizons will already have access to it the PVP mode, and will be able to play against those owning Elite Dangerous: Arena.
As Frontier noted:
“This will open Elite Dangerous to a whole new group of players, all of whom you can play against in the Close Quarter Combat Championships (CQC) in Arena mode in Elite Dangerous and Elite Dangerous: Horizons. So if you haven’t played CQC already we have a number of challenges starting today that you can join in with.”
Elite Dangerous: Arena is available to new players right now on Frontier’s store and on Steam for £4.99/$7.49.