International software publisher Deep Silver and German games developer Egosoft are delighted to announce at Leipzig Games Convention, their continued collaboration over the X² franchise. The launch of the new expansion pack, X²- The Return is set for Feb 2005. Enhancing and extending the gameplay of the award winning X²- The Threat; the expansion pack adds many exciting new features and involves players in a thrilling new storyline.
?We are delighted to be working once again with Egosoft and furthering the X² franchise,? commented Craig McNicol, Managing Director of Deep Silver?s parent Koch Media. ?X²- The Threat was a phenomenal success across Europe, achieving high sales positions and receiving acclaim from specialist press. The expansion pack will further players enjoyment of this fantastic game.?
?Egosoft are excited to continue their relationship with publisher, Deep Silver,? said Bernd Lehahn, Managing Director of Egosoft. ?X² - The Return will further extend the free roaming universe, combining it with a greatly improved, intense storyline and innovative new game play styles. X² - The Threat took space trading gaming to the next level. X² - The Return will give players an even greater experience.?
Developed by Egosoft and published by Deep Silver, X²- The Return is exclusively distributed world wide (excluding North America) by Koch Media. For additional information visit the official X² website at: www.x2thethreat.com