Elite Dangerous 3.3.04 Update going in today

by: Dan -
More On: Elite Dangerous: Arena

Frontier Development will be taking Elite Dangerous offline for about 30 minutes today in order to push out the latest 3.3.04 Update.  The notes are straightforward, as this is not a big patch, but does update a few critical areas.  Many impact direct gameplay, such as control updates, comm fixes and network connectivity issues.  Check out the full list below, as the update should be wrapping up here anytime.

Update 3.3.04
Greetings Commanders,

The Elite Dangerous servers will be offline for all platforms at 11:30 AM (UTC) today for approximately 30 minutes as we apply the 3.3.04 patch.

Thank you for your patience and we'll see you in the black!

Please find the patch notes below:

Comms

Fixed an issue where Xbox clients failed to connect to the different comms channels


Controls

Updated 'Classic Context' control scheme to allow the SRV boost button to work correctly once again, and to remove the conflict between handbrake and cycle fire groups
Note - we have had to reassign and in some cases remove some shortcuts. The full list of changes are:
- Moved headlights and cargo scoop to the Y/Triangle button and d-pad directions
- Moved open discovery and camera suite to X/Square button and shoulder buttons
- Moved cycle fire group to Y/Triangle and right d-pad
- Removed galaxy map and system map shortcuts (can still be accessed from left hand panel)

Crashes/Stability

Fixed a crash that could occur when handing in a wing mission
Fixed crash that could occur when destroying skimmers


Exploration

Stopped the 'System Scan Complete' message spamming the player


General

Removed the ability for players being able to incorrectly jump huge distances when their ship was without fuel
Fixed some visual artifacts that could occur in Thargoid conflict zones


Mining

Fixed motherlode asteroids not spawning the appropriate material chunks when correctly destroyed by a Wing of players


Network

Fixed a variety of situations that could cause players to be disconnected whilst playing