NFG Summary:X3: Terran Conflict offers an epic conclusion to the X trilogy, inviting players to immerse themselves in the vastness of the X universe. With its multitude of missions and captivating storyline, this game provides an unparalleled experience, blending action and intrigue as it explores the changing dynamics between Earth and its counterparts. Gamers are in for a treat with this grand finale that takes them right back to where it all began – Earth’s solar system.

NFG Score: 100

Categories: Space, Combat, Sim
Meta Score: 73
Store: X3: Terran Conflict (Price: $ 5,6)
User Score: 79.0
Platform: PC
Publisher Names: Atari SA
Support Language: English*, French*, German*, Italian, Russian*, Polish
Publish Date: 2008-10-16


PC Requirements:


  • OS: Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 / XP SP2
  • Processor: Pentium® IV or AMD® equivalent at 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 256 MB 3D DirectX 9 Compatible video card (not onboard) with Pixel Shader 1.1 support
  • Hard Drive: 10GB of free space
  • Sound: Soundcard (Surround Sound support recommended)


It is the culmination of the X trilogy, with a grand finale that takes us all the way back to Earth’s own solar system. Gamers can take on the roles of different characters in the X universe, or of a Terran military pilot, and experience a multitude of stories in the largest X universe ever featured – for X3: Terran Conflict will offer more missions than any other X game before. Meanwhile, X3: Terran Conflict will pose questions such as: How has Earth changed in all these years? And how will relations between Earth and its counterparts in the X universe develop? [Deep Silver]

Positive Comment(s)

Basically good but a bit too sterile space trading experience. [Feb 2009]80Pelit (Finland)
Best simulation and strategy game until now. First it is difficult to manage but it’s worth to spend a time until you pass it. I truly recomend the game!!100BlackbirdSR71
Great game. i have spent a lot of time on this title. It has a great story with memorable characters. Good gameplay and best cut scenes with good dialogs.90Genezi

Negative Comment(s)

The saving grace in this title is the level design. A living breathing world has never looked so good.75GamePro
A space sim that fans will enjoy and new players could love. [Issue#13, p.63]70Total PC Gaming
X3: TC’s inability to progress beyond its series template is painfully clear [Dec 2008, p.82]60PC Gamer UK
That’s an interesting game, if you’re a hardcore space sim freak. I mean fan. For us regular Earthlings it’s too complicated and simply boring. [Dec 2008]60Play (Poland)
A space grindfest with awkward controls, a steep learning curve and broken achievements which only limits itself to single-player. Stay away from this one.20Coeco

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