X²: The Threat is of a new generation of space simulator games, you
play the role of Julian Gardna who continues the story set by X: Beyond
The Frontier. The updated graphics engine gives the universe a fresher
feel with newly designed ships and stations adding to the complexity of
Explore You can explore over 130
beautifully designed sectors occupied by nebulas that affect your ships
and stations, asteroids you can mine for materials you can later sell
on for profit.
New Ships Explore in over 60 ships of varying sizes from scout class ships to the much larger carrier class battleships.
New Upgrades Upgrade
your ships systems with many more upgrades, and download new upgrades
that make use of the new scripting engine designed specially for X².
New Weapons Add
new weapons to your ship including the Ion Disruptor and Mass Driver,
but also build factories that will develop these weapons and sell them
to make a profit, expanding your own empire among the universe.
New Missions Take
part in missions offered to you on each stations bulletin board, make
money by defending convoys and destroy incoming Xenon fleets intent on
destroying everything in their path.
But above all else, help to defend the universe from the Khaak, before they kill everyone and everything they come across.
Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results (selected in 'Test Results' table below)
Game is fully playable and quite reactive. It is not as fast as the linux version, but fast enough.
What does not
Voice and music are not played - only sound effects for weapons seem to work correctly.
What was not tested
Last step of the demo, where a big universe is available, was not tested.
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X2: The Threat works file
by Davilka on Wednesday January 16th 2008, 4:15
I've just installed X2: The threat yesterday evening and it starts fine with no changes of configuration, but wtere is a little problem - no dialogs(sound) and no some other sounds, but everything else is working well.