Descent: Freespace available as Digital download and Update for AmigaOS 4.1

Hyperion Entertainment is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the space-combat simulation Descent: Freespace* for AmigaOS 68k/WarpOS and AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition from the direct downloads section of our website.
Customers can now choose between Update for AmigaOS 4.1 and Classic versions of this amazing game:
  • a purely digital version at a price of only EUR 14.95 incl. VAT** for download in our restricted download area,
  • or buy a boxed version*** at their preferred Amiga dealer.

The downloadable content consists of an image of the original CD for AmigaOS 68k/WarpOS and an archived game drawer for AmigaOS 4.1 including all languages and manual.

Purchasers get a serial number inside their box or by email to register their purchase at our website in order to get access to our restricted download area for the game archive, the original ISO image as well as potential future updates. For a first look, free demo versions are available from the public download area.

The updated version for AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition includes among others

  • compatibility with Southern Islands based Radeon cards
  • new launcher with screenmode selection, language selection and other options
  • uses MiniGL texture compression if available
  • tons of game bugfixes including a fully playable tutorial

For existing customers of Descent: Freespace the updated AmigaOS 4.1 version is available free of charge after registering their genuine copy with their free Hyperion account on our website.

Addendum May 20, 2017: special thanks go to Szilárd Biró, Daniel Müßener and Frank Menzel, whose combined efforts made the update for AmigaOS 4.1 possible in the first place!
Descent: Freespace – The Great War is the highly acclaimed space-combat simulator from Volition/Interplay and offers an unparalleled mix of top-notch graphics for its time, plot and game-play. It is widely considered one of the best space-combat simulators ever and gained lots of kudos from all important game magazines. The game was originally released in 2001 for AmigaOS 68k/WarpOS and in December 2004 for AmigaOS 4 by Hyperion Entertainment CVBA.

* also known as “Descent: Freespace – The Great War”, “Conflict: Freespace – The Great War”, “Freespace – The Great War”
 ** may very depending on your local taxes
 *** boxed version only includes AmigaOS 68k/WarpOS version, the AmigaOS 4.1 version is available for download after registration on our website

Source
Hyperion Entertainment

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