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X4: Foundations simulation has official support

x4: foundations simulation games official support for linux and windows pc

X4: Foundations universe simulation games official Linux support lands beside Windows PC. Thanks to the development efforts of
Egosoft. Which is available on Steam, GOG and Humble Store.

X4: Foundations space simulation plays as an action game. Doing so from the 1st person in a living breathing universe. The franchise’s most refined universe simulation ever. So much so that reviews seem to stay at ‘Mixed’.
While players manage an empire. Exploring space in the first person. You can also FLY EVERY SHIP, TRADE, and FIGHT. While you BUILD your empire with modular station construction. But think carefully when taking on an epic journey.

X4: Foundations – Trailer (Linux, Windows PC)

So with the May 28th update for X4: Foundations. The Linux version of the game is now available to all players. As Egosoft continues the ongoing effort for fixes and features. Their next update will see improvements to the in-game economy.

Update 2.50 – New Features:

  • Resupply ships are now available and carriers can also resupply their fighters.
  • Sector blacklist settings to prevent ships entering certain areas.
  • Inventory management with lockboxes in space and inventory storage at player HQ.

This is just the new features. Also a drop in the bucket compared to the full list of changes. One of the newest changes, the research menu. Since it did not show completed research. If it finished while menu was not displayed.

X4: Foundations is a realistic simulation and economy. Since each players experience is unique. And at the core makes all player gameplay so much more authentic. Every action has the potential to influence something else.
Also things do not just happen because of the player. The game behaves more like a real true simulation.


  • 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 in X4: Foundations. Or use remote command with a powerful map.
  • Research: Research new tech like how to teleport. Also designs for station and ship construction.
  • Build: Full creative with station building. Station and factory modules can also be freely connected. So you can form a growing economic or military areas.
  • Explore: A massive universe with endless choices to explore. Find resources for mining and crafting. While you acquire rare tech. You will also explore ancient remains in X4: Foundations.
  • Sandbox Game Starts: Start into X4 from a variety of angles. Represent different factions, ships, and tech. Since every start offers a new view at the universe. But they all allow you to unlock everything.
  • Dynamic Universe: Factions build and expand stations dynamically. React to the economy and military threats. Every game can take a new and unexpected turn for universe.
  • Complex Economy: Trade with a single ship or rise to become an empire manager. While you compete with entire cultures. A fully simulated and dynamic economy reacts to changes on every level.

X4: Foundations simulation has official support. Which is great to see Linux beside Windows PC. The games also priced at $ 49.99 USD. Available on Steam, GOG and Humble Store.

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