The developers of Elite Dangerous, Frontier has today confirmed the release date for the game’s next expansion.
Called Elite Dangerous Horizons, they announced that it will be launched for the Xbox One in Q2 of 2016, which is about the month of June 2016.
When it launches it will come with both the new 2.0 Planetary Landings and the upcoming 2.1 The Engineers expansions.
Frontier explains more with the following:
400 billion star systems at an incredible 1:1 scale, with a full galactic and technological simulation based on real scientific principles. Fight, trade and explore the galaxy in style. Choose from hundreds of paint jobs for your ship and adorn your dashboard with Bobblehead companions, available now in Elite Dangerous for Xbox One.
Elite Dangerous: Horizons is a new season of major expansions for the Elite Dangerous galaxy. Blaze a new trail today with Planetary Landings, and experience new ways to play as the season continues with Loot and Crafting, Multi-crew co-op, Commander Creation and more to come. The community takes Elite Dangerous to greater heights. Take part in Community Goals, where players cooperate en masse to reshape the galaxy. Create or join one (or more) of the thriving Community groups, where you and like-minded Commanders can play how you choose.