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Elite is an DOS vehicle simulation game set in the Elite universe, developed by Firebird, designed by Ian Bell, David Braben and published by Firebird in 1987. It's available for download. Elite is also part of the Elite series.
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Elite downloads

Trouble running this game? Check out the F.A.Q.

Main executable file (run this to play the game): elite/ELITE.COM

DOS Games can't run on Windows. You need an emulator such as DOSbox and/or a front-end like D-Fend Reloaded. Follow these instructions to run DOS games on Windows systems.

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.

Additional info

At the copy protection screen, just press Enter.
Press F1 to leave the space station.
Awards won by Elite:

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

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  • 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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