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Elite Dangerous has a "heat meta" and Frontier just poured cold water over it

Elite Dangerous has nerfed the heat weapons introduced in the game's latest expansion after players got together to show developer Frontier they were too powerful. It wasn't long after heat weapons were introduced with the Engineers expansion back in May that players complained they were overpowered. The whole thing was dubbed the "heat meta". In a post on the Frontier forum, lead designer Sandro Sammarco admitted to the heat meta issue.
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