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Freelancer

published by Microsoft in 2003-03-04, developed by Digital Anvil, running on Windows
type: action/reflex, shooter, flight
genre: Science Fiction, Space trading and combat simulator
setting: Future, Lancer universe
perspective: 3rd person
player options: single player, LAN, Internet
languages: eng fre ger
4.3/5

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Official description
Experience a vast, open-ended universe filled with an infinite number of adventures. You are the freelancer Edison Trent, an intergalactic jack-of-all-trades. Your mission: whatever you want. Become a smuggler or a ruthless space thug, a naval hero or a trader. Dodge through asteroid fields while piloting elite spacecraft. The action is endless as you make your way through 48 known star systems. Greed, morality, compassion, anger... whatever motivates you, the dynamic universe will respond. Take the first step. The universe is waiting.
Microsoft - # 2007-04-27 00:29:30 - official description - source - 11 replies
Comments (2)
Sequel to StarLancer, set about 800 years after the events of the first game.
Sanguine # 2008-08-08 08:54:01
Factions:
* Liberty ("U.S."-themed)
* Kusari (East Asian-themed)
* Rheinland (German-themed)
* Bretonia (British-themed)
Sanguine # 2008-08-08 08:33:45
Technical specs
display: textured polygons
Editor notes (3)
Was originally to be released in 2001, earning its former status as vaporware.
# 2017-03-03 06:55:03
EAN-13: 5017783017663 (Xplosiv budget re-release)
... SafeDisc copy protection causes read errors in sectors 844 through 10190.
# 2009-09-03 12:51:05
Latest version: 1.1 (as of 2003-06-05)

Any patch after retail only addresses multiplayer/server issues and is unnecessary for singleplayer.
# 2008-08-08 08:00:39 - source
Authors / Staff
Chris Roberts
External reviews (2) - average: 88.5%
review sourcecountryissuedatescore   
IGN2003*9.2/1092%
Metacritic2003*85/10085%
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Contributors (3)
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Sanguine
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