X4: Tides of Avarice the games third expansion launches on Linux and Windows PC. Thanks to the ongoing efforts of developer Egosoft. The new expansion is live Steam, GOG, and Humble Store with 81% Positive reviews.
EGOSOFT, one of Germany’s leading game development studios. Who just launched the next chapter in its long-running space simulation franchise. X4: Tides of Avarice is the third expansion for the latest game in the series, X4: Foundations. Originally release the base game on Windows PC in November 2018. Then Linux in June 2019. Which has been improved and updated regularly ever since.
In X4: Tides of Avarice you will meet new factions and experience their stories. Taking on and interacting with previously unknown, lawless pirate and foraging factions. All due to test your view of social order and justice in the X universe. In the new sectors and dangerous regions, you will not only discover new ships and stations, but also take on stellar phenomena. One that will greatly influence your plans and actions. What is it all about? Also, who are the mysterious hustlers that have learned to master a rare and vital resource? Your journey will lead you towards the answers. Set out and discover a new chapter of X4: Foundations.
X4: Tides of Avarice & 5.00 Update Launch Trailer (Linux, Windows PC)
The new ships terrify and enchant you at the same time. All while you roam through the Windfall and Avarice systems. And as a result, you will find numerous new ships from the pirate and scavenger factions via 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. With development taking place over many years by the Riptide Rakers. Doing so at great cost to their resources and lives. All in a daring 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 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 rumoured to be the fastest ship in the galaxy. Doing so With its sleek design, the Astrid is a ship, unlike anything you’ve ever come across in the X universe. What mysteries might it hold?
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 organised group of scavengers and traders, have developed the means to salvage wrecks and use them in production. Either tow the wreck with one of the new tug ships, or break down the wreck right where you found it using a new deconstruction ship. Once you’ve reached a station equipped with a recycling module. Then you can watch your scrap metal turn into building resources.
About the X4: Foundations 5.00 Update (Linux, Windows PC)
X4: Tides of Avarice is released at the same time as the extensive, free 5.00 update for X4: Foundations. Which also 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 will now be on sale in various shipyards. Several factions in the game will slowly start using these new and improved ships. The 5.00 update also brings AMD FidelityFX™ Super Resolution (FSR) to X4: Foundations. Using a cache of cutting-edge upscaling tech to boost performance.