After years of teases and winks and hints throughout the Elite: Dangerous universe, players are today reporting that they’ve finally made “first contact” with aliens in the game. And they are big.

DP Sayre, a player on Xbox One, was the first to share the discovery earlier today, when he was wrenched out of hyperspace then treated to a tense little cutscene before the UFO makes its first appearance.

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Below is some footage taken by remowilliams of the encounter taking place on the PC version of the game.

Developers Frontier seemingly confirmed the event with this tweet:

That thing is huge.