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X: Beyond the Frontier universe

Group Description

The X-Universe, created by Egosoft and encompassing video games, novels, and other materials, is a fictional sci-fi world set in various space sectors. The background story involves construction of jumpgates in the 21st century and subsequent colonization of space by humans. The plot also deals with the conflict between the humans and the sentient machines who were sent by them to terraform planets, as well as various alien civilizations existing in the galaxy.

The game series opens with X: Beyond the Frontier (1999), and combines space combat simulation with exploration and space trading, in the tradition of Elite.

Selected Covers

X: Beyond the Frontier Windows Front Cover
Front cover for X: Beyond the Frontier
X3 Pack Windows Front Cover
Front cover for X3 Pack
X-Tension Windows Front Cover
Front cover for X-Tension
X³: Gold Edition Windows Front Cover
Front cover for X³: Gold Edition

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from X: Beyond the Frontier
Cockpit view approaching a factory
Screenshot from X-Tension
Main Menu
Screenshot from X³: Terran Conflict
Loading splash screen
Screenshot from X³: Reunion
Main Menu
Screenshot from X²: The Threat