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Elite on the BBC Micro and NES

Downloading BBC Micro disc Elite for the BBC Master

How to download and play the original disc version of Elite on the BBC Master

Here's what you need to enjoy the BBC Micro version of Elite on both MOS 3.20 and MOS 3.50:

To load BBC Micro disc Elite on a BBC Master, simply insert the disc image and press SHIFT-BREAK (or SHIFT-F12 on most emulators).

Incidentally, this hacked version only works on the BBC Master, and will not work on the BBC Micro. BBC Micro owners should, of course, play the original disc version instead.

Release history

BBC Master disc Elite has had the following releases:

  • 2022-12-19 - Initial release
  • 2023-02-22 - Released a flicker-free version (with flicker-free ships and planets)

You can check the release for a given disc image by loading the disc and typing *TYPE README to display the credits. The build date is at the end.