Abandonware DOS title

Elite

Elite is a free open world vehicle simulation game designed by Ian Bell, David Braben, developed by Firebird and released by Firebird in 1987. Elite runs on DOS but was also published for BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, NES and more. Elite is part of the Elite game series.
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single-player
Platforms
DOS
Rating
4.06 / 5.00 (93 votes)

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Elite downloads

Do you have trouble running this game on Windows? Read this guide.

Main executable game file: elite/ELITE.COM.

DOS games can't run on Windows. You need a DOS emulator like DOSbox or D-Fend Reloaded. Follow these instructions to play DOS games on Windows 10 or later systems.

Retro gamer collector's corner:

Acornsoft packaged Elite in a box the size of a paperback book, complete with a novella, a manual, a chart and some stickers.

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Additional info about Elite

At the copy protection screen, just press Enter.
Press F1 to leave the space station.
Status: freeware
Input: keyboard, mouse, joystick
Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk
Also published for: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, NES and more
Abandonware DOS views: 15883
Series: Elite is part of the Elite series.
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Comments

  • Michael Patrick Hartwell 19/08/2021 21:29
    How do you save you game and how do you load your new game?
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