Issue 18 - July 2005
|Editor's Note:||A Very Short Note...|
|X³: Reunion - in-game movie:||See the beauty of the X³ universe|
|X²: The Threat - for Mac:||Order now|
|X³: Reunion - Requirements:||Preliminary info|
|Credits & Contact:||The Uninteresting Bit!|
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A Very Short Note...
Welcome to X-News Issue 18. If you have come from the mail version of this issue, the first thing you will have noticed is the new format. Starting with this issue, X-Universe News will be mailed out in a slim version with the full HTML version being only here, on the website.
We've got some big news this time:
See the beauty of the X³ universe
A new movie has been released for download on this site. The movie is available in Windows Media and in AVI formats, with each format available in various sizes.
This movie will show off some of the new graphics that have been implemented into the new upcoming game; X³: Reunion.
The Movie is available for download in the X³ Download section.
After numerous requests we offer the soundtrack as MP3 download as well - it can be found right by the movie.
Yes that's right - X2 is arriving on a Mac near you and you can pre-order at the Egosoft shop.
An OpenGL graphics engine with support for bump-mapping and volumetric shading puts you in a fully-realised 3D universe of stunning nebulae, and streaking missiles. The Mac is the second platform for the X series of games, following on from the PC. We've put up system requirements for all you Mac users hungry to see the X universe in all its glory - check our newspage for more info. And speaking of system requirements...
Although we are still in development, we are pleased to be able to update the expected PC requirements for X³: Reunion with some details as below. Please note that these may well change as coding progresses:
The Uninteresting Bit!
If you would like to get in contact with us, then feel free. E-mail: X-Universe-News@egosoft.com
Editors in Chief
Darren Astles - Great Britain
Michael Baumgardt - Germany
Greg "Abyss" Kingston
With Thanks To
Translation and Proofreading
Confucio - IT
Vassenego - DE
The Fly - FR
Sauron11 - PL
LokkenJP - ES
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