Deep Silver and Egosoft have, in a surprise announcement, said that “X3: Albion Prelude”, the bridge between the “old X Universe and new X Universe”, will be released on December 15th, 2011 for Windows PCs. It will also be released on Mac PCs sometime after.

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


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