OREANDA-NEWS. Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV, "Frontier", the "Group"), a leading developer of video games, is pleased to announce that a new release, Elite Dangerous: Arena, is now available for Windows PC via its FrontierStore.net and the Steam distribution channel.

Elite Dangerous: Arena is a standalone version of the existing Close Quarter Combat game mode that is already available as part of Elite Dangerous, which offers gamers instant action arena-based player-vs-player competition at a ?4.99 ($7.49, €6.75, 375 RUB) price point. 

Elite Dangerous: Arena offers a new context in which competitive gamers can engage in fast-paced multi-player space combat against others from around the world, and features full cross-compatibility with the large and growing Elite Dangerous player community.

David Walsh, Chief Operating Officer of Frontier Developments, said:

"Elite Dangerous: Arena allows a new audience the chance to experience multi-player space combat at an accessible price-point.  We are looking forward to welcoming even more new players to the community through this competitive experience, which is upgradable to the full galactic-scale Elite: Dangerous game."

About Frontier Developments plc 

Frontier Developments plc, listed on the AIM stock market (AIM: FDEV), is a leading independent game developer founded in 1994 by David Braben, co-author of the seminal 'Elite' game. Based in Cambridge, Frontier uses its proprietary 'COBRA' game development technology to create innovative games across videogame consoles, computers, smartphones and tablets.