Edition 54 - May 2014

Is this email not displaying correctly?
View it in your browser.

X Rebirth 2.0 - Secret Service Missions

Egosoft is extremely pleased to finally announce the release of X Rebirth 2.0 - Secret Service Missions. After considerable effort and with an eye to all the great feedback we've received, X Rebirth 2.0 represents a major update for a wide variety of gameplay mechanics.

Watch the official launch trailer for X Rebirth 2.0
Together with the new plot chain, which offers all players membership in the Argon Federation secret service, X Rebirth 2.0 brings a host of new features and improvements including:

  • New playership modifications allowing for different cockpit configurations for special purposes.
  • Two new configurable radar modes for the event monitor
  • An autopilot for your playership
  • Several new commands for ships in your squad, permitting much finer control over their actions.
  • A massive overhaul of the game's balancing, as well as the introduction of three difficulty levels, and achievements for the new difficulty level "hard"
  • Multiple new gamestarts in different areas of the universe specially tailored for traders, builders or fighters
  • A set of beautiful new capital ships which are especially useful for trading in Omicron Lyrae
  • An overhauled visual look and feel resulting from improved shaders and soft shadows
  • Lots of UI and menu improvements
  • Ability to deal remotely with lots of NPCs without the need to land on stations
  • Redesigned highway gameplay
  • Better support for joysticks
For a more detailed explanation of the new features, please have a look at the X Rebirth 2.0 Feature manual or discuss the new update with other players in the official X Rebirth forums.

X Rebirth 2.0 - Secret Service Missions will be released on May 20th 2014 on the Steam digital distribution platform, and is available as a free update to all our customers.

voxager - first album released

"Beyond the frontier" available in the Egosoft online shop now

Our latest X-Universe News Edition featured an interview with Helge Kautz, author of the official X-Universe novels, talking about his newest project voxager. Now the first voXager album is finally here as a beautiful and very elaborately-produced Digipack with a booklet and two CDs.

"Beyond the Frontier" tells the story of Farnhams Legend with music. A colourful, enjoyable voyage with pop, electronic and heavy metal music. It is now available from the egosoft online shop for a price of just €13. Don't miss this unique and limited offer.

Official Website
follow on Twitter
Facebook page
watch on YouTube

Copyright © 2014 Egosoft GmbH, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
Egosoft GmbH
Heidestr. 4
52146 Würselen

Please feel free to contact us in your own language by e-mailing x-universe-news@egosoft.com

To learn more about the X-Universe News and who is involved in its creation, please see our FAQ article.