Earlier than Elite: Harmful studio Frontier Developments elected to put the kibosh on content material improvement for consoles, it allowed gamers a one-time switch of wealth from one platform to a different, transferring solely credit and the credit score value of any owned ships however abandoning all different objects akin to bought Arx, DLC, in-game progress, and extra. Nonetheless, that coverage is due for a change of some variety within the close to future.
A put up on Reddit from an Xbox Player (understandably) attempting to maneuver to PC shared the next automated message from FDev:
“This can be a mass response being despatched to everybody who has just lately contacted Frontier Assist to request a platform asset switch.
“We’re at present within the strategy of assessing our platform asset switch coverage and seeing what modifications are doable for the speedy future. Whereas we examine these potential enhancements we will probably be holding off on fulfilling platform asset switch requests till an up to date coverage is in place.
“As soon as in place, we are going to reply to each ticket to stipulate the brand new coverage and handle every request individually below the up to date phrases. There’s at present no ETA on when this is likely to be nevertheless we’re aiming to replace our phrases as quickly as doable.”
Naturally, this response has led to no scarcity of hypothesis on simply what the altering phrases might imply transferring ahead, significantly for console gamers who’re excited by shifting away from a platform in upkeep mode to at least one in energetic improvement. Judging by replies to the Reddit thread, the overwhelming majority of persons are each hoping that full character transfers will probably be coming and in addition not holding their breath.
In the meantime, FDev is set to return to common livestreams right now, March 17th, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. If the responses to the tweet are something to go by, the chat for this one may very well be significantly… spicy, we’ll say.
💺 Strap in Commanders, we’re again!
🎁 New Twitch drops will probably be obtainable!
🎨 Screenshot credit score CMDR Juseppe pic.twitter.com/25QpuqMKdF
— Elite Harmful (@EliteDangerous) March 16, 2022