Elite: Dangerous is coming out for PC this year with a Mac version to follow afterwards, though a console port of the game hasn’t really been discussed until now. Speaking to Eurogamer Frontier’s David Braben didn’t go the whole way and give a solid yes for a PS4 and Xbox One edition of the sci fi title, but did state it was something to consider.
“I don’t want to do something that constitutes an announcement, but we would be stupid not to support other platforms, including console. We’ve done lots and lots of games over time. We’ve done first-party Sony games. We’ve done first party Microsoft games. On console. So yes, we’d be stupid not to think about it.
But the point is, we’re very focused on delivering a great PC game. We will then do the game on Mac and during that time we will be looking at other platforms as well. We’re a public company and announcements have to be properly made. But it’s obviously something we’re bearing in mind.”
The game does look like it’d be great to play, especially considering one of the main selling points is the 400 billion star systems to explore and fight in. The game itself will allow you to play alone or join a large multiplayer space where every event affects what happens in the rest of Elite: Dangerous’ universe. With this and No Man’s Sky I say bring on the space exploration gaming era.