EGOSOFT Announces Release Date/Price For X4: Foundations!

For 20 years EGOSOFT has been working on and adding to their acclaimed X franchise and now X4: Foundations is set to release on Steam in just a matter of days! Officially launching on November 30, 2018 at a price of $49.99, X4: Foundations is the most sophisticated space sim to date. Putting new emphasis on universe realism with real economies, factions, and people, no two experiences of X4: Foundations will be the same! Every decision made by the player and others will factor into the universe at large. Destroy a supply ship, see factories charge more for its dwindling supplies. Aggressive factions might even put the universe at war! Choose how you want to play, either from the cockpit or control everything remotely. Possibilities are endless!


Key features of X4: Foundations include:

  • Spaceflight sandbox: Acquire ships and upgrade their systems or create fleets of hundreds. From small scouts to massive capital ships.  Fly them all from cockpit or bridge and remote command with a powerful map.

  • Research: Research new technologies like teleportation, blueprints for station and ship construction and much more

  • Build: Full creativity with station construction.  Station and factory modules can be freely connected to form ever growing economic or military installations.

  • Explore: A massive universe awaits sheer endless opportunities for exploration. Find resources for mining and crafting, to acquire rare technologies. Explore ancient installations.

  • Sandbox Gamestarts: Start into X4 from a variety of angles. Represent different factions, ships and technologies. Every start offers a new view at the universe, but all allow you to unlock everything.

  • Dynamic universe: Factions build and expand stations dynamically and react to the economy and military threats. Every game can take a new and unexpected turn for the entire universe.

  • Complex Economy: Trade with a single ship or rise to become an empire manager competing with entire civilizations.  A fully simulated and dynamic economy reacts to changes on every level.

X4: Foundations plays out entirely in first-person with numerous control options available including mouse and keyboard, H.O.T.A.S. and controller. New players also don’t need to worry about the back story of previous X games as X4: Foundations was built to introduce new players to the universe and discover the deep lore within. X4: Foundations is available now to pre-order on Steam. For more information on X4: Foundations check out the video below or visit the official X4: Foundations website. Keep an eye on this one, space sim fans; it looks like it’s going to be good!