from egos news letter

Update 4.0 and Home of Light DLC

New and exciting expansion of the X-Universe

EGOSOFT is very pleased to be able to announce the release of the new expansion "Home of Light" as well as update 4.0 for X Rebirth, both to be released in February 2016!

Home of Light (HoL) is an exciting expansion of the X Rebirth universe and makes the best use of the many new features of X Rebirth 4.0:

(HoL) Much larger universe: The Home of Light expansion will bring three entire new systems, including the central Home of Light, known from the X3 games, with a massive new economy.

(HoL and 4.0) Bulletin Board System (BBS): The new BBS collects all currently available missions in space for an easier overview.

(4.0) Trade improvements: Graphs showing market developments over time, a best deal finder and many UI improvements to make trading easier.

(4.0) New engine technology: Extend your ship with a Jump Drive and other new technology to travel through the universe quicker than ever.

(HoL) Trade stations: A new station type allows you to stock large amounts of any wares you like. Buy up goods when they're cheap and sell when the price is high, or when your competitors' stations mysteriously explode.

(4.0) Customizable weapon upgrades: Craft weapon modifications to improve your favorite weapons.

(HoL and 4.0) New enemies, new weapons, new missions, new and mysterious phenomena.

(HoL and 4.0) Many new secrets to explore in the outskirts of the ever-growing X universe.

The Home of Light expansion can be pre-ordered NOW at a 20% discount
for just 7.99 on Steam.
X Rebirth Update 4.0 will be released for free.

Coming in early 2016 will be the new X Rebirth complete package, including The Teladi Outpost and Home of Light for just 49.99 . Available on Steam, GOG, or directly from

free 4.0 and paid DLC but not too bad for price