Great moments in PC gaming: Jumping to hyperspace in Elite Dangerous

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Elite Dangerous

(Image credit: Frontier)

Year: 2014
Developer: Frontier

Whether you’re a bounty hunter, an explorer, or a glorified space trucker, doing almost anything in Elite Dangerous means jumping between systems. It’s one of the game’s most basic interactions—something you’ll do multiple times in order to complete a mission. As such, the mechanics of it are pretty simple: you plot your route on the galactic map, point yourself towards the target system, and hit a single button to start up the sequence.

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