EGOSOFT, one of Germany’s leading game development studios. Now unveiling the next chapter in its long running space simulation franchise. X4: Tides of Avarice is the third game expansion for the series, X4: Foundations. Originally released for PC in November 2018. While seeing improvements and updated frequently ever since. X4: Tides of Avarice will be released for Linux and Windows PC in the first quarter of 2022.
Meet new factions and experience their stories
Encountering and interacting with previously unknown, such as lawless pirates and scavenger factions. Due to challenge your view of social order and justice in the X4 universe. In new sectors and dangerous regions, you will not only discover new ships and stations, but also encounter stellar phenomena. This will also greatly influence your plans and actions. What is it all about, and who are the dark schemers that have learned to master a rare and vital resource? Your journey will lead you towards the answers. Go on to discover a new chapter of X4: Foundations.
X4: Tides of Avarice – Reveal Teaser
Let new X4: Tides of Avarice ships terrify and enchant you at the same time
Roam through the Windfall and Avarice systems. While you discover numerous new ships from the pirate and scavenger factions of X4: Tides of Avarice. Among other new ships, you can look forward to the following highlights:
- The Erlking, a terrifying pirate battleship with an experimental and unusual energy source. Created over many years by the Riptide Rakers, at great cost to their resources and lives. All in a desperate attempt to take advantage of stellar phenomena in the Avarice system. In X4: Tides of Avarice, you will find out more about these curious events. All while you upgrade the Erlking using research and resources acquired during your adventure.
- The Astrid, an incredibly lavish and luxurious yacht, projects wealth and importance. Owned by the CEO of the Northriver Company, Brantlee Northriver, it is due to be the fastest ship in the galaxy. With its sleek design, the Astrid is a ship unlike anything you’ve ever come across in the X universe. What mysteries might hold in X4: Tides of Avarice?
Salvage shipwrecks to recycle resources
Have you ever come across a shipwreck and wished you could use it in a profitable way? In the Avarice system, the Riptide Rakers, a loosely organized group of scavengers and traders. They have developed the means to salvage wrecks and use them in production. Either tow the wreck with one of the new tug ships. You can also dismantle the wreck right where you found it using a new deconstruction ship. Once you’ve reached a station equipped with a recycling module, watch your scrap metal turn into building resources.
X4: Foundations 5.00 Update
X4: Tides of Avarice is released at the same time as the extensive, free 5.00 update for X4: Foundations. This expands and improves the base game in several ways. The 5.00 update introduces a series of new capital ships. These ships have been re-imagined, and a new fleet of improved models across Linux and Windows PC. Which also be on sale in various shipyards. Several factions in the game will gradually start using these new and improved ships. The 5.00 update will also bring AMD FidelityFX™ Super Resolution (FSR) to X4: Foundations. All using a range of cutting edge upscaling technologies to boost performance.
Further details about X4: Tides of Avarice, as well as the 5.00 update for X4: Foundations, will be released over the next few months. Doing so as EGOSOFT gets closer to the release date.