Video proof of the extraterrestrial encounter has been uploaded to YouTube and can be seen below:
Developer Frontier Games have confirmed the validity of the encounter and subsequent video with a Tweet, sharing an image of the alien spaceship with the text: “A report just coming through that a CMDR has experienced something… strange.”
This is the first evidence that aliens (called Thargoids in Elite: Dangerous) exist. While this video evidence proves the theorists right, it also poses further questions. How many different species are there? Do they all want war? Can I get me a sweet alien spaceship?