And it’s now officially confirmed by the developers that some strange occurrences are a fact.

Courtesy of VG247 and Elite: Dangerous Reddit, we are now witnessing the first contact with the aliens. The race known earlier only by name as Thargoids finally appeared in-game and was recorded by a player DP Sayre.

It’s the first time that Thargoids are “visiting” the world of Elite: Dangerous with only ruins and scarce information available before. The developers confirmed something is on the way, but it appears we’ll have to wait for further developments: