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    Freelancer Alternatives

    Freelancer is described as '"It is a chronological sequel to Digital Anvil's Starlancer, a combat flight simulator released in 2000'. There are more than 10 games similar to Freelancer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is EVE Online, which is free. Other Freelancer like games are Elite: Dangerous (Paid), X (Paid), Oolite (Free, Open Source) and Star Citizen (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2022

    1. EVE Online is a massive multiplayer online game that offers limitless potential to discover, explore and conquer an amazing science fiction universe where you pilot spaceships, fight, trade, and form corporations and alliances with other players.
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      • Windows
      • OSVR
      • HTC Vive
      • Steam
      • Oculus Rift
      Elite: Dangerous is a space adventure, trading, and combat simulator that is the fourth release in the Elite video game series. Piloting a spaceship, the player explores a realistic 1:1 scale open world galaxy based on the real Milky Way, with the gameplay being open-ended. Represent entire series of Elite: Dangerous games including Elite,Elite: Dangerous,.
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      Elite Dangerous only features a cockpit mode. No third person chase cam like Freelancer.
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    2. X is a science fiction space trading and combat simulator series created by German developer Egosoft. The series is set in the X-Universe where several races populate a number of worlds connected by jumpgates. Represent entire series of X games including X: Beyond the Frontier, X²: The Threat, X³: Reunion, X³: Terran Conflict, X Rebirth, X4: Foundations.
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    3. Oolite is a space sim game, inspired by Elite. Among Oolite's several similarities to its inspirational source, the gaming experience is enhanced by the context set in Elite's original manual, and the accompanying novella, The Dark Wheel.
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    4. Star Citizen is an upcoming space sim video game for Microsoft Windows and Linux.
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      Star Citizen vs Freelancer opinions
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      Star Citizen is cockpit only. No third person chase cam.
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    5. The game is dynamic and open-ended in a fashion that has been compared to Elite and Star Control 2. Represent entire series of Space Rangers games including Space Rangers, Space Rangers 2: Dominators, Space Rangers: Legacy.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Daydream
      Vendetta Online is a 3D space combat MMORPG for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. This MMO permits thousands of players to interact as the pilots of spaceships in a vast universe.
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    6. Vega Strike is an Open Source 3D Action-Space-Sim that lets you trade, fight, and explore in a vast universe.
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    7. In Evochron, you are free to seek your fortune as an independent mercenary in an adventure directed by your choices, abilities, and accomplishments.
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Apple TV
      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.
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