BASINGSTOKE, England (December 8th 2004) – XÃ‚Â² developer, EGOSOFT celebrate today their 100,000th registered user to the official XÃ‚Â² website. As part of the community celebrations, the site has undergone a complete re-design, offering exclusive content and the latest fantastic screens of their up coming title; XÃ‚Â²- THE RETURN. Over the past year, the site has grown from strength to strength, with over 2 million visitors and almost 250,000 page views per day. This solid community has been the back bone to the evolution of the XÃ‚Â² series of games, providing valued creative input to the team, shaping the future of the series. The community / developer interaction went so far as to allow two lucky fans the chance to design their own unique sector of space, to be included in the final release version of XÃ‚Â²- THE THREAT.
Visit the re-launched website at: www.x2thethreat.com
'BEST PC GAME OF 2004' nominee, XÃ‚Â²- THE THREAT beat off fierce competition at the recent GOLDEN JOYSTICK AWARDS 2004, held in London on 5th November 2004. Voted by readers of PC ZONE and COMPUTER & VIDEO GAMES ONLINE, XÃ‚Â²- THE THREAT came second in the voting, beat only by the readers choice of 'GAME OF THE YEAR'.
XÃ‚Â²- THE THREAT swept the board at the recent German Game Awards Ceremony "Der Deutsche Entwicklerpreis 2004", claiming three top spots – 1st BEST STORY/GAME WORLD, 2nd BEST FULL PRICE GAME and 3rd for BEST COMMUNITY SUPPORT.