X2: The Threat (2003)

About This Game

X²: The Threat is of a new generation of space simulator games, you play the role of Julian Gardna who continues the story set by X: Beyond The Frontier.

Gameplay

As with the originals, X2: The Threat is a Space trading and combat simulator set in the fictional X-Universe, a network of sectors, linked by large space gates. The game features a new graphics engine, a much expanded Universe and 60 different flyable ships, along with a number of new missions available to the player.

Unlike the expansion pack, X-Tension, which was almost entirely open-ended, X2: The Threat has a clear background story involving an aggressive alien race known as the Khaak. However, the game remains open-ended and the players are free to pursue the plot at their own pace, if at all.

Features

  • Explore: You can explore over 130 beautifully designed sectors occupied by nebulas that affect your ships and stations, asteroids you can mine for materials you can later sell on for profit.
  • New Ships: Explore in over 60 ships of varying sizes from scout class ships to the much larger carrier class battleships.
  • New Upgrades: Upgrade your ships systems with many more upgrades, and download new upgrades that make use of the new scripting engine designed specially for X².
  • New Missions: Take part in missions offered to you on each stations bulletin board, make money by defending convoys and destroy incoming Xenon fleets intent on destroying everything in their path. But above all else, help to defend the universe from the Khaak, before they kill everyone and everything they come across.

Game Details

Genre Simulation – Action – Sci-fi
Works on Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10)
Languages Audio and text: Deutsch, English, русский. Text only: český, español, français, italiano, polski
Released December 3, 2003
Size 588 MB
Company Egosoft / Egosoft

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS


Minimum system requirements – Windows:

XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
Processor: 1 GHz or higher
Memory: 256MB RAM
Graphics: 32MB 3D card compatible with Direct X 8.1
DirectX®: 8.1 or later
Hard Drive: 1200MB available space

Thereby

X2: The Threat (2003)

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