|Freelancer is an epic space adventure that combines a deep storyline; the action of 3-D space-combat; the exploration of a dynamic, living universe; and trading in a rich galactic economy where the player's decisions drive the action.
- Open-ended universe - Gamers can select to play random missions or follow the storyline. The universe is open for exploration, and the game advances based on decisions players make.
- Dynamic reputation - The players' reputations constantly evolve as they choose their missions, make allies or enemies and succeed or fail.
- Distinctive styles of play - Players can choose to act like bounty hunters, traders, pirates or explorers for different gameplay experiences.
- Trading - Commodity trading turns the gears of the universe. Mining planets churn out valuable minerals while agriculture planets cultivate grain. Players must find the best trade routes in order to profit.
- Compelling storyline - More than two hours of in-game cinematics plunge players into the mysteries of a vast planetary system. Character interaction will emotionally involve players in an intriguing and compelling storyline, giving them a sense of purpose.
- Vibrant, rich universe - Political intrigue permeates almost every aspect of the game. Players' decisions affect the dynamic relationships of other characters, and ultimately alter the gameplay experience.
- "Simple" combat interface - The intricacies of space combat can be mastered via a simple and intuitive mouse-driven interface.
- Multiplayer - Players may set up their own persistent world servers or play with gamers across the globe through Zone.com.
Freelancer's state-of-the-art graphics engine enhances space-combat with impressive lighting effects, lens and spotlight glares, running lights, light source explosions, kinematics and 32-bit color graphics.
Freelancer's compelling storyline draws players into the mysteries of human colonies in the distant planetary system against a villain unlike any mankind has faced before.
Players' reputations constantly change and evolve as they choose allies, make enemies and succeed or fail in the missions they choose.
Freelancer offers unprecedented multiplayer depth in space-combat and exploration.