Egosoft Is Developing A New X Universe Game Using Vulkan
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 16 December 2016 at 06:28 AM EST. 15 Comments
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Egosoft, the studio behind the X Universe game franchise with their titles long being Linux friendly going back many years, is developing a new title and will feature a Vulkan renderer.

X Rebirth VR Edition is a new standalone game being developed by Egosoft and is based on X Rebirth Home of Light while being completely redesigned -- and yes, will support a VR experience.

X Rebirth VR Edition is slated to be released in H1'2017 and has a brand new graphics engine that was developed in-house and based upon Vulkan. Details are still limited on this new Egosoft Vulkan title but basic confirmation was shared via this letter on the official company website.

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