D2X-XL is an enhanced version of D2X, the OpenGL modification of the classic 6dof shooter game Descent 2. D2X-XL is available for MS Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It is well documented and maintained.Although D2X-XL contains a lot of enhancements and new features, it is still fully backwards compatible to every other Descent 2 version. As many fixes restore features of the original Descent 2 that were missing in D2X (like availability of all cockpit views, or working mouse steering), it is even closer to them than D2X itself.
What is new in this release:
Changed: Added the new 'official' D2X-XL tracker's IP address to the internal tracker list
Fixed: The external language files (English and German) were outdated. OS X and Linux users need to download and install the latest d2x-xl data file package for this update
What is new in version 1.18.50:
Fixed: Objects (powerups, robots) could appear too bright
Fixed: The program considered itself being in stereoscopic render mode when it wasn't