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D2X-XL is an OpenGL enhanced version of Descent 2, offering a plethora of improvements over the original program, like colored lighting, stereoscopic rendering, high resolution textures, sounds and player ships, many effects (e.g. smoke, lightning, rain, snow, ...), new game modes, improved multiplayer support, bigger levels, full modding support, etc. etc. D2X-XL preserves full backwards compatibility and also supports playing Descent 1 levels with the original Descent 1 sounds, textures, physics and AI. D2X-XL is available for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows.

What's New

Version 1.17.83:
  • Added Oculus Rift (1) support
  • Added a side by side rendering mode for stereo TVs
  • Fixed and improved networking (multiplayer functionality)
  • Added an observer mode for multiplayer games
  • Fixed and improved texture and memory management
  • Fixed, improved and added graphical effects
  • Improved the playlist handling and added more...


  • OS X 10.7 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 85,684
Version Downloads 372
Type Games / Action
License Free
Date 09 Sep 2014
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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