X: Foundations beta 5.0 is ready for testing
The next chapter of X4: Foundations starts today as players can now participate in the Public Beta for the major 5.00 update. With the 5.00 beta version of X4: Foundations, you will get the first taste of the latest developments and EGOSOFT's future vision for the game.
When the free 5.00 update for X4: Foundations is released later this quarter, it will, among other things, introduce a series of new capital ships. These ships have been re-imagined, and a new range of improved models will now be on sale at various shipyards. A number of 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, using a collection of cutting-edge upscaling technologies to boost performance.
Salvaging & new HQ
Have you ever come across a shipwreck and wished you could use it in a profitable way? With the introduction of a new gameplay mechanic, salvaging and recycling become important elements of your universe. Tow the wreck with a tug ship, take it to a scrap processor, and find out what happens.
Wouldn't it be great to have a place where you can relax in a comfy chair, while you govern your empire or reminisce about your accomplishments? Space adventurers should take a closer look at their headquarters in the 5.00 beta - there is a lot to discover!
How do I take part in the Public Beta?
Every player who owns X4: Foundations has the opportunity to download the new 5.00 beta version. In order to ensure that beta participants are aware of the risks and rules involved, please visit the official forum, where you can find the rules and disclaimers, as well as practical instructions for participating in the beta.
This is just the start of the 5.00 Public Beta for X4: Foundations. The beta will be updated regularly over the next few weeks, so keep an eye on our news channels to avoid missing anything.
X4: Tides of Avarice - Wishlist now
X4: Tides of Avarice is the third expansion for X4: Foundations and will be released in the first quarter of 2022. Find out more in the reveal news, and wishlist it today!
If you haven't already done so, we suggest you check out the interview by content creator Captain Collins with Egosoft founder and CEO Bernd Lehahn, which took place in early December 2021. Their chat will give you some additional insight into what to expect in the major 5.00 update to X4: Foundations and the upcoming new expansion, X4: Tides of Avarice.