EGOSOFT's X³: Terran Conflict Now Ready for Purchase on Steam

Würselen, Germany– October 20, 2008– EGOSOFT, a renowned developer of acclaimed computer games for PC, Mac and Linux, announced today that the latest game in their popular X series, X³: Terran Conflict, is now available for purchase via Steam, a leading platform for the delivery and management of PC games and digital content with over 15 million accounts around the world.

“Now that gamers can go and grab X3: Terran Conflict off Steam, we here at EGOSOFT couldn’t be more thrilled,” said Bernd Lehahn, managing director of EGOSOFT.“The vision we had for the X game series back in 1999 with X: Beyond the Frontier has been completely realized with X3:TC, and we’re confident that players will enjoy and appreciate all we’ve added to this final installment.”

As with the previous titles in the X series, X³: Terran Conflict is a combat and intergalactic space trading simulator set in the fictional X Universe, where different races compete against each other and travel to a wide variety of worlds and systems connected by jump-gates. This single-player science fiction experience features fast-paced first-person space combat, free-form, open exploration of a huge dynamic universe, and large-scale management of the player’s own intergalactic corporation, leading to the series’ phrase,“Trade. Fight. Build. Think.”

New to the X series with X³: Terran Conflict are:

- A brand new user interface allow full control using only the mouse

- New and improved mouse flight controls

- Several new races and factions, including Earth’s primary military force, the Terran United Space Command

- Independent, non-player owned corporations, complete with unique ships and stations, offering new friends or foes to players

- New group management system allowing for better control of large numbers of ships in your fleet

- Over 100 new ships and several new ship classes

- Double the amount of distinct weapons

- The ability to board and capture huge capital ships with your own mercenaries and soldiers

For more information about the X series, X³: Terran Conflict or EGOSOFT, please visit www.egosoft.com. For more information about Steam or to purchase X³: Terran Conflict, please visit www.steamgames.com

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ABOUT EGOSOFT:

EGOSOFT, founded in 1990, is one of the oldest game development companies from Germany. Its team of industry veterans and dedicated game enthusiasts entered the international stage with the widely acclaimed X: Beyond the Frontier space simulation game in 1999. EGOSOFT is now exclusively dedicated to setting new standards in the space game genre and constantly improves the level of freedom in the X Universe. For more information on EGOSOFT and its products visit www.egosoft.com

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