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FREE License (Free-to-Play)

With a FREE License you can experience all of Prosperous Universe in a free-to-play package. There are a few important features that come with upgrading to a PRO License, see the table below for more details.


  • Unlimited play time of the basic gameplay

Play Free

PRO License (Enhanced Gameplay)

Upgrading to a PRO License will unlock all the features within the game such as shipping contracts, building an unlimited number of ships, and more! See the chart below for all the details.


Purchase PRO License

FREE vs. PRO License


FREE LicensePRO License
FREE users may trade on official commodity exchanges, but cannot close any bulletin-board-style contracts on the local markets. *PRO user companies are assigned trust ratings and can place or accept orders on the local markets. This includes posting and accepting shipping contracts.
Space FlightFREE users may not have more than 2 ships in flight simultaneously.PRO users can have an unlimited number of ships in flight simultaneously.
Unload on ArrivalFREE users cannot activate “unload on arrival”PRO users can have ships automatically unload their cargo on arrival.
ShipbuildingFREE users can design their own spaceship blueprints, but cannot use shipyards to build the ships.PRO users can enter their blueprints and the required materials at a shipyard to build their own custom spaceships.
CorporationsFREE users may join an existing corporation, but not found their own.PRO users can found and oversee their own corporation.
FREE users cannot trade currencies on the foreign exchange market.PRO users can freely place buy and sell orders to trade all currencies on the foreign exchange market.
Recurring Production OrdersFREE users cannot queue recurring production orders in their production lines.PRO users can add any amount of recurring production orders to their production line queues.
Headquarters UpgradesFREE users cannot upgrade their company's HQ beyond level 5.PRO users can upgrade their company's HQ indefinitely.
Commodity Exchange Material InfoFREE users cannot access the CXM command.PRO users can access the CXM command to compare CX information on a commodity across all exchanges.
Custom contractsFREE users cannot send or close custom contracts. *PRO users are free to create, send and close as many custom contracts with other players as they want.

* If you ever paid for a PRO license, it will be converted into a BASIC instead of a FREE license when it expires. A BASIC licenses allow you to accept local market ads, but not place ads. You can also close contracts other players send you, but not send your own custom contracts.

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