Numerous sites are reporting now on Freelancer's gold status. After some five years of work, they're finally ready to print and ship the game. Ben Moore sent us the Official Announcement. Congratulations to Digital Anvil! Here's what GameSpot had to say.
Microsoft has announced today that Freelancer, its long-awaited space combat and role-playing game, has gone gold. The finished code has been shipped to manufacturing, with an expected retail ship date of March 6. Freelancer was developed at Digital Anvil, the company formerly headed by Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts.