For Windows XP & Vista
Pursue the engrossing main plot and help make history (and possibly save the universe!)
Become a freelance pilot and pursue numerous side quests and missions
Trade within the dynamic economy as a merchant, eventually hiring other traders to work for you and building your own factories.
Live outside the law as an infamous pirate or smuggler, hunted by the police and military while hiding out in unstable border and independent sectors.
Work your way up to owning squadrons of fighters and even fleets of capital ships to become a dominant military power in the universe.
"TRADE, FIGHT, BUILD, THINK" is the motto of the X-series, and X³: Terran Conflict is the most freeform and open in the series yet, allowing the player to play the way they want to, and letting the universe react to their actions.
New user interface allowing full control entirely using the mouse, including new and improved mouse flight controls
New races, new factions, and new places to explore, including the Solar System, protected by Earth's United Space Command
Independent, non-player owned corporations with their own unique ships and stations, offering new friends or foes to the player
New group management system allowing easier control of more ships
Over 100 new ships, including multiple new ship classes, along with numerous new weapons
Ability to board and capture huge capital ships with your own mercenaries and soldiers