Alite Alternatives

    Alite is described as 'Satisfy your space trader cravings on Android with this free game that is a remarkably close fan port of the original Elite'. There are six alternatives to Alite for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and GOG.com. The best alternative is EVE Online, which is free. Other great apps like Alite are X (Paid), Oolite (Free, Open Source), Pioneer (Free, Open Source) and Vega Strike (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 9, 2021

    • Free-to-play MMO that offers PvP and PvE combat alongside an intricate economic/political landscape.
    • X (Series)

      X is a science fiction space trading and combat simulator series created by German developer Egosoft. Represent entire series of X games including X: Beyond the Frontier, X²: The Threat, X³: Reunion, X³: Terran Conflict, X Rebirth, X4: Foundations.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Steam
      • GOG.com


    • Oolite is a space sim game, inspired by Elite.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Pioneer is a space adventure game set in the Milky Way galaxy at the turn of the 31st century.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Vega Strike is an Open Source 3D Action-Space-Sim that lets you trade, fight, and explore in a vast universe.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Stellar Wanderer is a beautiful old-school space opera set in a vast open-world universe. Explore the galaxy and become a FIGHTER, TRADER, TANK or ENGINEER while following the main story line or choosing your favorite side missions.
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Apple TV