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X3: Reunion

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X3: Reunion
X3: Reunion cover
Developers
Egosoft
Publishers
Deep Silver
Enlight Software
Engines
X³ Reality Engine
Release dates
Windows October 28, 2005
macOS (OS X) August 2007
Linux December 5, 2008
X3: Reunion guide at StrategyWiki
X3: Reunion at Wikipedia
X
X: Beyond the Frontier 1999
X-Tension 2000
X2: The Threat 2003
X3: Reunion 2005
X3: Terran Conflict 2008
X Rebirth 2013
X Rebirth VR Edition 2017
X4: Foundations 2018

General information

Official website
Official forum
Argonopedia - A wiki for the X series
X³ Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.5.10.6 DRM (removed by installing the X³ Reunion 2.5: Uplink patch).
Windows
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Bonus Package Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

X³ Reunion 2.5: Uplink updates the game to the latest version and removes the DRM.

Mods[edit]

Egosoft Forums: X³ Reunion - Scripts and modding

Game data[edit]

Launcher general settings.
Launcher general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.config/EgoSoft/X3
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Egosoft\X3\save
macOS (OS X)
Linux $HOME/.config/EgoSoft/X3/save/X00.sav

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
[1]

Video settings[edit]

Launcher video settings.
Launcher video settings.
In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Windowed mode provides only unusual widescreen resolutions (e.g. 2048x768)
Multi-monitor
See this forum thread.
Ultra-widescreen
2048x768 spotted.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Automatically calculated based on the resolution; can't be changed.
Only means of controlling FOV is a temporary zoom effect.
Windowed
Can't move window without external utility.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Enable in launcher.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Enable in launcher.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
Launcher control settings.
Launcher control settings.
In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Effects, Music, Voice
Surround sound
Subtitles
Sometimes mismatches.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game pauses.
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Simplified Chinese
Spanish
Traditional Chinese

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Native 3D
Nvidia 3D Vision
TriDef 3D
iZ3D

Issues fixed[edit]

Serial Key[edit]

Serial used for registering on Steam.

Digital Rights Management (DRM)[edit]

DRM is removed by installing the X³ Reunion 2.5: Uplink patch.

GOTY 07 Edition can't fire weapons[edit]

Install the X³ Reunion 2.5: Uplink patch.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.0 OS X and Linux only.
Shader Model support 2 [citation needed]
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98SE 2000, ME, XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.7 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7 10.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz
Intel Core i7-2620M
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.0 compatible
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz
Intel Core i7-2620M
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Mesa 9.0
256 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.0 compatible
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible

References