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X Rebirth

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Based on 13 critic reviews
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31

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General Information

Available on:PCNov 15, 2013

Developer: Egosoft

Publisher: Deep Silver

Genres: Simulation, Vehicle Combat

In the distant future, the X universe faces a period of profound and irrevocable change. While the universe stumbles towards an uncertain future, countless adventures await as new enemies rise in search of power. Enter a young adventurer and his unlikely female ally traveling in an old, battered ship with a glorious past - two people alone against the galaxy, playing a key part in the events to come. The fate of the universe rests in the hands of the player... X Rebirth represents a spectacular new beginning for the X series, offering loyal fans and newcomers alike a vast, vivid and extremely detailed universe to explore throughout the game. Varied gameplay elements such as action-packed space combat, detailed trading mechanics and high-speed space exploration with fast travel allow players to experience a truly unique space saga that will keep them hooked for dozens of hours. X Rebirth features a whole new user experience - it is easier than ever to start with, and remains as deep as fans expect it.

X Rebirth Reviews

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X misses the spot. The occasional bit of spectacle can't save this boring, broken and charmless space simulation.

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IGN

4.3 / 10.0
IGN

X Rebirth may be a space sim beyond saving, even after patches address stability and performance issues.

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X Rebirth's endless deficiencies make it an inferior husk of the X games that came before it.

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X Rebirth might be worth grabbing in a Steam sale in a couple of years, after 100 patches and with a dozens of mods that create an entirely different game. That game could be fun if you are into modding. As it is right now at launch, X Rebirth is simply a broken, flawed, and almost unplayable mess. It's a shell that has potential, but it's not a working game on its own. Stay far away from it for now, and maybe in a few years it could be worth the time of dedicated fans.

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