Twitch Drops Cargo Breach

Greetings Commanders,


We're delighted to announce that Twitch Drops are coming to select Elite Dangerous streams! During these streams, you will be able to earn drops just by watching!

On Tuesday 24 November at 16:30 (UTC), during our Supercruise News stream, we will be testing out the Twitch Drops system for the first time, so come along to earn drops!

Once you reach the required time for a drop, you will then need to follow the URL, link your Frontier account to your Twitch account, and then claim your reward.

Here are the rewards that we will be dropping and the times for tomorrow's stream:


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Watch the stream for 15 minutes to be eligible for the Vibrant Purple Paint Job.


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Watch the stream for 30 minutes to be eligible for the Purple SRV & Fighter Paint Jobs.


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Watch the stream for a full hour and you will become eligible for the Purple Weapon and Engine Colours.​


After this stream, we will keep you up to date on any of our future streams featuring Twitch Drops.

UPDATE

Before today’s stream, we wanted to share some more information on the Twitch Drops process.
  • You do NOT have to link your Twitch and Frontier account to EARN Twitch drops.
  • You WILL have to link them to REDEEM the Twitch Drop.
  • Anyone who has a Twitch account and watched the stream for the allotted time will earn a drop. This drop will sit in that person's account unclaimed.
  • You can claim your drop (by linking your Twitch and Frontier account) BEFORE or AFTER you earn a drop.

FAQ
What are Twitch Drops?
Twitch Drops are rewards given to people who tune in to designated ‘droppable’ Twitch streams. By linking your Twitch account with your Frontier account and watching the nominated streamers during the given timeframe, you could be awarded with an in-game cosmetic item!

Is Twitch Prime required to be eligible for drops?
No! Having your accounts linked, opting into the drops feature and viewing any eligible stream are the only things you need to do. Worth noting, if you begin to watch an official Twitch Drop stream and your accounts are not linked, Twitch will prompt you to link your accounts!

When is the next event taking place?
Take a look at the EliteDangerous Twitch channel for details of our next drops event.

What will I be awarded?
See above for current and past drops campaign prizes. Information also available on Twitch and Frontier Games’ Social Channels. It is important to note that you don’t have to watch the stream continuously to receive prizes – the time is counted throughout the whole stream campaign. So tune in whenever you want, come enjoy yourselves, celebrate and get some cool rewards!

When and how will I receive my in-game items?
You will receive a notification on Twitch when you have been awarded the items. You will need to first claim your items on Twitch and then via this page using the claim buttons above. The items will be added to your account, so all you need to do is log in to the game. If you are already logged in, you’ll need to log out and log back in. Additionally, your Twitch Inventory will contain any and all drops that you have earned. This can be found in the drop down menu beside your name, titled Inventory when on your Twitch account.

Which platforms are included in the Twitch Drops campaigns?
Twitch Drops are activated for all three platforms the game is currently available on: PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Be sure you have your Frontier account linked with your console account.

What can I do if I didn't receive my reward in-game?
If your accounts are correctly linked and if you cannot find your reward, please do not hesitate to contact our support team

How do I know which account the drop will apply to?
If you have multiple accounts, please make sure that you link the Frontier account connected to the game that you want the reward to appear in. i.e. if you have an Xbox and a PC account, and you want it to go on the Xbox, then use the email for the Frontier account connected to the Xbox game.


CLAIM BY TODAY
Since today's Twitch Drop stream is a test, please make sure that you claim your prize by 20:00 (UTC) today. If you do not claim it by this time you may lose your drop.


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Do you have a link for the support ticket ? I was in there and got nothing my account on twitch shows I got some of them but not all and my account on pc shows none ,, I should have gotten them all whats please let me know
 
Did anyone solve the endless loop on the twitch.frontier page of signing in, linking twitch, signing in...?
I play on xbox so I'm using the Microsoft/xbox sign in. The linking works with the frontier account but I don't think I can use that on the xbox
 
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Did anyone solve the endless loop on the twitch.frontier page of signing in, linking twitch, signing in...?
I play on xbox so I'm using the Microsoft/xbox sign in. The linking works with the frontier account but I don't think I can use that on the xbox

My take is that it's a problem with Frontier website login sessions and their associated browser cookies. When you visit twitch.frontierstore.net and follow the login button, that sends you over to auth.frontierstore.net. Regardless of authentication method, successful login there returns you to twitch.frontierstore.net with a new session cookie for your browser. When you authenticate via Frontier, that cookie is fine. When you authenticate via Xbox Live, that cookie is inflated for some reason such that it's larger than the usually expected 4096 bytes. Firefox sees this and flags it as invalid (verified via console), my guess is other browsers do the same. When you follow the Twitch link button, that takes you to twitch.tv where you login, then redirects back to twitch.frontierstore.net. With no valid session cookie, Frontier doesn't remember your successful login and you're left to start again. There's no way in Firefox to set a larger cookie size limit, probably the same for other browsers.
 
And again, now that others are not in possession of the drops I'm going to agree with them as to the same that I didn't get them also. Either by FDev or twitch, the system did not work for everybody. but It should have been done the old way not the new way since it clearly cut out a good bunch of us from getting the drops.
 
commander name popcornhemeroid also did not get the drops but redeemed and claimed properly .. also only shows I got two of three instead of all three
 
Was Vibrant Purple Paintjob for all ships offer, or only the one in the screenshots ?

I don't have Vibrant Purple Paintjob for my Type-10 :(
 
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the paint jobs from what it states is for all ships, and the other for all SLFs/SRVs. i already had all the weapons and thruster trails, but for me the paint jobs was what i was watching for.
 
When is next Elite Dangerous twitch drop ?

the paint jobs from what it states is for all ships, and the other for all SLFs/SRVs. i already had all the weapons and thruster trails, but for me the paint jobs was what i was watching for.
I thought that too, but i think we were confused with the Azure paint job that was offered by Frontier to all Horizon DLC owner.

The paintjob was only for the ships shown in the picture, not all of them.
Thank you for answer !
 
Update: the only way I was able to claim Twitch Drops for Xbox was by building a custom Firefox package on a Linux host with MaxBytesPerCookie defined as 40960 instead of the default 4096. Using that, I was able to authenticate via Xbox Live and retain Frontier's session cookie and so link my Twitch account and claim the Drops. I have a support ticket open documenting this.
 
Update: the only way I was able to claim Twitch Drops for Xbox was by building a custom Firefox package on a Linux host with MaxBytesPerCookie defined as 40960 instead of the default 4096. Using that, I was able to authenticate via Xbox Live and retain Frontier's session cookie and so link my Twitch account and claim the Drops. I have a support ticket open documenting this.
And despite all that, the assets don't show up as owned in game as of today, just available for purchase with Arx. I'd call that a separate issue. No sign of the duplicated paintjobs available for purchase that some have reported, but I only checked the SRV.
 
Update: the only way I was able to claim Twitch Drops for Xbox was by building a custom Firefox package on a Linux host with MaxBytesPerCookie defined as 40960 instead of the default 4096. Using that, I was able to authenticate via Xbox Live and retain Frontier's session cookie and so link my Twitch account and claim the Drops. I have a support ticket open documenting this.
There is a way for it in windows 10? I tried all browsers but nothing to do...
 
Is there a way for it in windows 10? I tried all browsers but nothing to do...
Don't think so. Firefox and others don't offer settings to tweak max cookie size (they're pushing other local storage options instead). Only way I could do it was by editing the source code. It works, but it's not a practical solution. And claims for Xbox translating to receiving stuff in game isn't working either.
 
Just got a reply on my support ticket. Apparently despite my best efforts, the Drops were assigned to my Frontier platform account (forum posting, etc) not my Frontier Xbox account. Support rattled off the usual reasons this can happen (user error) and didn't address the too-large session cookie problem. Support did reassign the Drops to my Frontier Xbox account. Since they didn't get into the root problem, I can't say whether future Drop claims will work without their intervention.
 
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