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X is described as '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' and is a exploration game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to X for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Steam and Android. The best alternative is EVE Online, which is free. Other X like games are Oolite, Elite: Dangerous, Star Citizen and Starsector.

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  1. EVE Online icon

    EVE Online

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Wine
    • Steam

    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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  2. Oolite icon

    Oolite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  3. Elite: Dangerous icon

    Elite: Dangerous (Series)

    • 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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  4. Star Citizen icon

    Star Citizen

    • Windows
    • Linux

    Star Citizen is an upcoming space sim video game for Microsoft Windows and Linux.

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  5. Starsector icon

    Starsector

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Starsector (formerly “Starfarer”) is an in-development open-world single-player space-combat, roleplaying, exploration, and economic game. You take the role of a space captain seeking fortune and glory however you choose.

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    Space Rangers (Series)

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Steam
    • GOG.com

    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.
    Space Rangers HD: A War Apart
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    Alite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Command your Cobra space ship in a fantastic voyage of discovery, adventure, and trade, a supreme test of your combat, navigational and entrepreneurial skills.

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    Vega Strike

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Vega Strike is an Open Source 3D Action-Space-Sim that lets you trade, fight, and explore in a vast universe.

    Just the noob ship and the first space station one would encounter.
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    CSC | Space MMO

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    CSC is an open-universe, sandbox-style space MMO with a player-owned economy. Command starships and earn digital items to buy, sell, or trade without limits both inside and outside of the game universe.

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    Stellar Wanderer

    • Windows
    • 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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