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Deep Silver and Egosoft announce X³: Albion Prelude

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Deep Silver today revealed a publishing agreement with Egosoft for the retail release of X³: Albion Prelude.

Egosoft, a Germany-based game developer since 1990, today announced a December 15th release of PC and Mac versions of X³: Albion Prelude, a new challenge in the X³ series, building up toward the launch of the all-new X Rebirth coming in 2012.


A Bridge Between the Old and New X Universe

X³: Albion Prelude plays in a time between the old and the new X Universe. It shows a universe in flux, and prepares players for things to come. The old X Universe is passing; a new X Universe is about to be created.War!
The X universe is undergoing a period of massive change. What started as a conflict of interest between the Earth and the races of the X Universe has now escalated into a full scale war. Play a part in a war scenario bigger than anything the X Universe has ever seen before!

Corporations Compete for Control of the Future
With the war as a backdrop, corporations are vying for power and are driving the X Universe in a new direction. A technological breakthrough will soon allow massive accelerators, forming highways in space and allowing the economy to expand on an unprecedented scale. Highways, a key feature of X Rebirth, are not yet ready, but you can see them being built and participate in the power struggles around the construction of much larger self sustaining economies.

Feature overview

  • A new plot throws you into the power struggle between corporations at a time of war.
  • More than 30 new ships and stations
  • New Stock Exchange feature allows advanced investment strategies
  • Improved graphics quality setting for high end machines
  • Improved UI introducing charts to visualize economic developments
  • Support for head tracking
Note: X³: Albion Prelude will not be compatible with Save Games from X³: Terran Conflict.Available on Steam
X³: Albion Prelude will be available December 15th on Steam for direct download in English, German, and French languages (voice) and Italian (text only).
If you buy the X: Superbox, or already own it, X³: Albion Prelude will be available as a free download via Steam.

Available for Mac
A standalone version of X³: Albion Prelude will be available from the MAC Appstore and Deliver2Mac soon.

 Deep Silver and Egosoft announce X³: Albion Prelude

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