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"It was the 23rd Century: mankind’s darkest hour."

That is what we have thought for centuries but we were wrong. A new threat waiting for aeons has moved out of the dark. We have seen them, we have fought them, we have gained an important victory but we were not aware that they were not the only ones hiding between the stars. Now we have stumbled into a galactic war that had been raging ten thousands of years.
Mankind on the loosing side, in the middle of Crossfire.

The Crossfire Mod is by far the biggest and most complex Freelancer modification available. For many years this mod is known for highest quality and innovative ideas which we have introduced to the Freelancer modding scene.
With Crossfire we have build and extended an universe based on the original Freelancer game and its story. Realism and a logical development of the quest based storyline and the game environment such as the systems and the technological development is most important on this mod. Crossfire is not a static mod like most others, it is a dynamic developing environment with dynamic economy, dynamic universe, destructable solars and download content (DLC) which introduces new quests, new ships, new systems and new equipment.

Most important in this mod is the atmosphere.
High quality graphics, high quality music tracks, more than 150 very detailed systems, new voice samples, stunning effects, many challenging quests, ten thousands of small side stories and rumours, fantastic gameplay and hundreds of cool ships. That is the Crossfire mod.


  • highly improved graphics
  • hundreds of stunning effects
  • atmospherical music tracks
  • highly improved AI
  • dynamic lights
  • destructable universe
  • dynamic economy and dynamic universe
  • thousands of side stories and rumours
  • quest based storyline
  • 147 high detailed systems
  • more than 290 new ships
  • more than 50 custom stations
  • more than 160 new stations/planets
  • countless new equipment and commodities
  • 13 new factions including 8 new races
  • three new sectors
  • new shaders
  • planetary worlds
  • higher render details
  • DLC (Downloadable Content)
  • perfect gameplay



Crossfire 1.9

Crossfire continues the epic adventures of Edison Trent. Get ready for a brand new experience in a breathtaking and extraordinary environment. This mod is the unofficial sequel to Freelancer with the most stunning graphics and worlds you have ever seen. Jump into an atomspheric universe full of surprises, challenges incredible adventures. Experience the awesome gameplay, highest quality and unique features of Crossfire.
With several hundred thousand downloads, four Mod Award Nominations and it's very large fan community Crossfire has developed to one of the most favorite Singleplayer and Multiplayer mods for Freelancer.


Freelancer 2.0 - Crossfire

Soon Crossfire will reach its 10th chapter and over the years this project truly developed into a full sequel of the game. Stay tuned for more news about Freelancer Crossfire. Give us your feedback and tell us what you expect from the new story addon at www.swat-portal.com


We are currently working with highest pressure to finish and release this mod soon.

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43 comments by SWAT_OP-R8R on Dec 1st, 2013

Freelancer 2:

The last stand

Crossfire 2.0 - Progress update

After almost two years of development the new Crossfire mod is almost finished.
With Crossfire 2.0 we have created a mod that can only be described as "perfect". Alot of community feedback was taken into consideration to create an environment that the players will love.

The amount of work we have invested to build the new version was just massive. We still have a bit work to do on the storyline but are convinced to finish everything in December 2013.
That means the release is near.

I'd like to use this opportunity to thank the entire team and everyone who supported us.
Without the support of our dedicated helpers we wouldn't have come that far.

Thank you!

Progress and Release

Now that we are getting close to a release we thought we should release a bit more information about what we have done in the past two years and keep you up to date with the development progress.
On the left side of the Crossfire Mod profile here at ModDB we have added a small Crossfire 2.0 preview. We will give you a small overview about the most important highlights of the mod and show you in detail what we have changes and whats left to be done prior the release.
The progress bars and the change log will be updated regulary so you can keep track of the development.

Once the time has come we will also add a release countdown there.

Your vote counts

Yes that's true, every vote counts. Please vote for us and support our hard work at the annual Mod Awards 2013.
Click on the green "vote for this Mod" button and support us and our future projects this way.

Thank you in advance.

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Crossfire 1.9 Client Version

Crossfire 1.9 Client Version

Oct 8, 2011 Full Version 182 comments

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Dec 10, 2007 Patch 67 comments

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Crossfire Mod 1.7 Client Version

Crossfire Mod 1.7 Client Version

Jul 6, 2007 Full Version 91 comments

This is the download of the Crossfire mod version 1.7 For years this release of Crossfire has been one of the most successful Freelancer mods.

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Guest 4hours 13mins ago says:

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stealhtfire 1hour 59mins ago replied:

Do yourself the favor of waiting for 2.0
It will come with many improvements that would even make the experience of 1.9 (and any previous versions) better then that of the 1.9 mod you have now.

Anyways, if you are set in your ways.

Use something like "advanced uninstaller pro" or prefferbly even "revo uninstaller" when the product is still installed.

It will run the uninstaller as normal, but actually monitors what is being uninstalled, and then runs a scan of its own for leftover files, and more importantly the leftover register files.
This unfortunatly is practiclly the only way to make sure something is gone properly.

GeForce Experience has nothing to do with this whole thing.

Now try it again after everything (including register files)is removed.

Express install freelancer.
install flmm 1.31
install mod setup
now use flmm to activate the mod
should work fine

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Rambo919 Nov 20 2014, 3:46am says:

With Star Citizen ditching offline single player and hoping no one would care too much and the resulting poop-storm... the only real official opposition is now Starpoint Gemini 2.

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Guest Nov 20 2014, 8:39am replied:

Dude, that was Elite Dangerous. You've mixed up your space sims :D

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Rambo919 Nov 21 2014, 2:54am replied:

oi vei, think the two kinda merged in my mind at some point actually... please excuse the vapidity

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stealhtfire Nov 19 2014, 10:34pm says:

I am seriously starting to give up hope of ever seeing this mod released, leave alone this year.

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promaty Nov 26 2014, 3:39am replied:

Keep demotivating the developers and you won't see it released at all. I don't understand how people can bitch about something that they are getting for free, we should all be thankful that they are doing this amazing job at all. And btw if you wish to see the progress, just take a look here, it's getting closer and closer to 100% every month or so:

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stealhtfire Nov 26 2014, 11:29am replied:

Actually, it was suposed to be released a year ago already, there are some people who have been waiting like 18 months to see this, and all they hear pretty much hear is "soon". And it has been at 99% for several now months already.

Now last week there was a leak, and I actually managed to get my hands on the files then, I have seen the full thing, And I have also seen there still is some work to do and it is not at the claimed 99%. I would safely say its 95+ though. And progress is still being made even right now yes. I have actually seen the few file updates here and there from the updater.

And before anybody asks, no I wont give these files out, hell I dont even have them anymore. And even if I did, I still would not.
Take a look at my previous posts regarding this mod, I have always been supporting this mod. And still do.

Believe it or not, few years ago I was actually a FL modder myself, and I know a thing or 2 more then most modders would, but some of the things I have seen in this mod go far behond that.

I can tell you, it is worth the wait.

My comment was mostly sarcastic in regards to that very leak.

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nucnuc Nov 17 2014, 12:39pm replied:

Same as just 10 days ago M8 :)
It's HUGE .

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alx21 Nov 15 2014, 5:20am replied:

I am worried/hopeful too...want to play it sooo much...<3 I wonder when is an update going to be made on this site.

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Highest Rated (24 agree) 10/10

Crossfire is the best looking Freelancer mod. Hard to believe that this game was released seven years ago.

Nov 17 2010, 12:46pm by Naddy

Lowest Rated (5 agree) 5/10

I love the tune up to the area and especially to Trent himself. But i find that with the increase in difficulty, space battles in SP take a very long time. This i can deal with as it makes the battles themselves more interesting and unpredictable. However i find myself getting annoyed during the first mission that character Beta 4 is destroyed before i've managed to kill 1 enemy. This happens over and over most tries lasting under a minute resulting in me quitting the game. If players are forced…

Jun 15 2012, 10:50am by willytilly

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