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We’re making full use of the PS4™ and the unique features of PlayStation®4 Pro to deliver an experience unlike any other on the console, with features tailored to the DUALSHOCK®4, whether you’re down on the surface of a planet or cruising around a stellar system, connected with your friends or meeting strangers out in the black of space.
Here are some of the answers to commonly asked questions about Elite Dangerous on PS4™:
Is there a physical version?
The Elite Dangerous: Legendary Edition is the complete Elite Dangerous experience available as a physical, boxed alternative to the digital version on the PS4™.
What does the Elite Dangerous: Legendary Edition on PS4™ come with?
The PS4™ version of Elite Dangerous: Legendary Edition is the complete experience. Including Elite Dangerous, the Elite Dangerous: Horizons Season Pass and an additional 1,000 Frontier Points for use for purchasing game extras via the online store.
Does Elite Dangerous for PS4™ work on PS4™Pro?
Will Elite Dangerous support PlayStation®VR?
Elite Dangerous is a flagship VR game on PC so of course, VR is important to us. It’s definitely something we’re looking into, but we have nothing to announce for launch.
Are Elite Dangerous and Elite Dangerous: Horizons available individually?
Yes, you can purchase the base game and the expansions separately.
Will PlayStation®, PC and Xbox One players ever share the same physical space and compete against one another?
That’s a desirable feature and something we’d love to do, but we have nothing to announce right now.
Does this require PlayStation®Plus membership to play?
Solo Play does not require PlayStation®Plus. Anything that requires direct multi-player interaction, such as Open Play, CQC, Private Groups requires PlayStation®Plus.
Is remote play available for PlayStation®Vita?
Can I transfer my CMDR save to the PS4™ from my PC, Mac or Xbox One?
This is not supported at this time, however the support team may be able to assist. More information available here.
Can I share my commander between platforms?
Unfortunately, we are unable to support access to a single CMDR save across multiple platforms.
Can I move my PC or Xbox One game license over to the PS4™?
This will not be possible. PlayStation®4 will be a new purchase on a new platform.
Can I use my PC peripherals (mouse, keyboard, controller, etc)?
Players can use a USB keyboard for text input only.
As a Kickstarter backer, do I get anything from the PS4™ release?
A PlayStation®4 version was not part of the Kickstarter for Elite Dangerous and will not be included as part of any historical pledge.
Does PS4™ have an in-game shop like the PC version for cosmetic items?
Yes. You can access it through Outfitting or on the main menu.
How does store currency work on the PS4™?
Players can purchase Frontier Points from the PlayStation®Store. These points can then be used to purchase ship items, such as paint jobs, ship kits and bobbleheads from the Frontier Store via an in-game link.
Can I buy/transfer my paint jobs, laser colours etc to the PS4™?
All cosmetic items intended for use on PS4™ must be purchased on PS4™.
Is there be Joystick support for PS4™?
The Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas 4 is supported for Elite Dangerous on PS4™.
Is the DUALSHOCK®4 touchpad button utilised at all?
Elite Dangerous supports the DUALSHOCK®4 controller in the following ways:
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