Distant Worlds 2, the epic space experience expedition within Elite: Dangerous kicks off this afternoon at 3 p.m. ONE. Numerous players among the nearly 10,000 expected to participate are streaming the adventure; You can watch it all right now.
The event, a sequel to 2016's Distant World expedition, will take place on all three platforms (PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One) in three regions (Europe, the Americas and Oceania ). The European expedition, led by Cmdr. Dr. Kaii (a veteran of the first draw) kicks off first, followed five hours later by the Americas (Cmdr. Kancro Vantas) at 8 p.m. ET and then Oceania (Cmdr. Drebin Omega) at 5 a.m. ET.
Dr. Kaii's stream, via YouTube gaming, is at the top. The expedition's official site is also a list of more than 30 other streams broadcasting the trip.
Distant Worlds 2 begins in the Pallaeni system and is headed to Beagle Point, a remote system in one of the spokes of the Milky Way. , 65,279 light years from the Sun. Reaching Beagle Point and Returning safely is one of the highest distinctions for any explorer in the game. The 201
Event organizers have drawn up a course and objectives along the path, such as exploration, mining and even combat events. There is a heavy role-playing element to all of this, with captains of spacefighters tasked with security while large freighter pilots are essential essential material, and a medical corps internship rescues, among several roles and duties.
The round trip expedition will cover up to 200,000 light years and take a total of eight months to complete. Much of the path is still unexplored. Elite : Dangerous strives to be an accurate representation of the galaxy, with a procedural generation engine called the Stellar Forge helping fill out as many as 400 billion star systems players may discover.