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X4: Timelines PC

An expansion to a 2018 sandbox space simulator. X4: Timelines introduces various scenarios and many unlockable rewards. The DLC debuted alongside a large, free update 7.00.

This is X4: Foundations expansion pack.

Simulation | science fiction | Economic | Space Simulator | sandbox | Space | elements of strategy

X4: Timelines Release Date PC




developer: Egosoft publisher: Egosoft Official website

English language game language: English

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X4: Foundations

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X4: Timelines is an expansion to X4: Foundations, a 2018 open-world space simulator. Like the base game, it was developed by Egosoft.


X4: Timelines has us playing as Harper Donel, a trader on a risky mission, the resulting events possibly shaking his understanding of the universe.


X4: Timelines features several different scenarios taking place outside the world of X4: Foundations. Completing missions unlocks various rewards, such as ships from various historical periods of the game's world, as well as additional missions available in the base game's "sandbox" mode. The expansion was designed to appeal both to new players and to experienced veterans.

Technical aspects

X4: Timelines is a non-standalone expansion, requiring the base version of X4: Foundations.

Update 7.00

Alongside the DLC, a free update 7.00 was released, introducing improvements, new functions and content. These include brand-new sectors, regions, ships and challenges, while the improvements include better camera and button mapping. The developers have also updated the designs of Teladian and Argon flagships and optimized the engine further.

Last updated on 31 May 2024

Game mode: single player  

PEGI rating X4: Timelines

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game may be frightening or scary for young children. Game contains depictions of violence.

X4: Timelines System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-4590 2.7 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 3 GB GeForce GTX 780 or better
  • 12 GB HDD
  • Windows 7(SP1)/8/10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0 GHz
  • 16 GB RAM
  • graphic card 8 GB GeForce GTX 1070 or better
  • 12 GB HDD
  • Windows 7(SP1)/8/10 64-bit
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