First Aliens Found in Elite: Dangerous

A player on the Xbox One proves we're not alone in the galaxy. The Thargoids are out there.

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A player in the galaxy-spanning space combat game Elite: Dangerous has revealed a new, intriguing secret: proof of alien life. According to a post on Reddit, Xbox user DP Sayre discovered and recorded the first alien contact while playing the game on Xbox One.

Developer Frontier Games seemed to confirm the encounter with a tweet sharing an image of the alien craft with the text, "A report just coming through that a CMDR has experienced something... strange."

You can see an Youtube video of the encounter edited together in the video below:

We'll keep on eye on this developing story and will provide more details on the aliens (called Thargoids in Elite Dangerous) as they're revealed.

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