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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.




KEY FEATURES

  • 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 COMMUNITY

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Freelancer 2.0 - Crossfire


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.

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Freelancer 2:




The last stand






Crossfire 2.0 - 2016 in review


Hello Freelancers,

for a pretty long time I have not announced any news about Crossfire, but hat does not mean that there have not been updates and important changes in the past year.
I personally focused more on community work at www.swat-portal.com and also on updates for Crossfire and other projects.

Early in 2016 there was a big Crossfire update with lots of bug fixes, new ships and also a new singleplayer story mission. In the months after that multiple small updates were released, mainly updating ships and loadouts.
In summer 2016 another big update was released, which focuses on new animations for the game. This big update was followed by multiple small patches which addressed a few minor gameplay issues.






What to expect in 2017?

Just about a week ago I announced another update that I want to release end of December 2016 or beginning January 2017 (depending on how fast I can finish the development and how much extra content I decide to put in).

This new update will introduce the "Dynamic Universe" feature to Crossfire 2.0.
Some people might remember that we had a similar feature in Crossfire 1.83, long time ago.
Due to the complexity of such a feature and due to other priorities, the "Dynamic Universe" didn't make it into Crossfire 1.9 but it is time to add it to Crossfire 2.0 now.

What is the Dynamic Universe?

Basically we will introduce environmental events to the Crossfire universe which shape the systems in a new way and have influence on how the game can be played.
Events might be space weather (radiation after solar eruptions, increasing amount of comets, ion storms, etc.), temporary Jumpgate malfunctions, unstable jump holes, large scale alien invasions, etc.

These events will be available to the players on our official server in first place.
A version of the Dynamic Universe for the OpenSP (open singleplayer) mode might follow later.
The normal singleplayer with the storyline will be unaffected by these events in order to prevent conflicts with the story missions.
As part of this update I will also introduce an improved daily update mechanism, which will close the gap between market updates and server restarts.
This should resolve a few problems for the people which play around the time of the daily maintenance.

What else can be expected?

End of February or in March 2017 another Crossfire 2.0 update will follow.
That update will focus mostly on roleplay adjustments and better support of online clans.
There will be a community meeting to discuss the details.


Story Development

The last story mission (one of the Bonus missions) has been introduced a good while ago.
It is time for new missions to be released in 2017.
I want you to help me with that.
Share your ideas with us at www.swat-portal.com and be part of the development.
Take your chance to shape the world of Freelancer Crossfire.


Your vote counts

Last but not least a big thank you to all the supporters and voters.
Please vote for Crossfire 2.0 and support our hard work at the annual Mod Awards 2016.
Click on the "vote" button at the top of this page and support us and our future projects this way.


Thank you in advance.


Crossfire 2.0


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WhiskeyPinata
WhiskeyPinata

So my freelancer mod manager doesnt want to work properly and it keeps freezing when i try to activate this mod, any suggestions?

EDIT: Nevermind it eventually got through.

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R

The mod manager requires some time to get the activation done. That is normal. Just wait and it will do the job in background.

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cygna
cygna

Hi Freelancers,
As per usual, voted for this top mod.
I'm sure it will be in the top 100. ;)

Good luck SWAT_OP-R8R.

Rgds

Cygna

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R

thank you

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Dukii
Dukii

What version of FL do i need for this? because everytime i press singleplayer on that launcher, it gives me freelancer has stopped working thing, please help me i want to play this badly

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R

Every version works but 1.0 is recommended.
The 1.1 patch is by default not needed on a client version.

You probably should try to change the shader settings on the launcher options to vanilla. Some newer graphic cards seem to have problems with the default shader.

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FubarGrn
FubarGrn

Hello all, I recently repurchased this game, as I had lost my original disc.

I played Crossfire a long time ago, and I just reinstalled the mod. I was wondering, does this mod work with SP or is it MP only? If it works for SP, how can I tell that it is working? Is there a different splash screen? Do I need to complete the SP story line?

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R

It works in Multiplayer, Singleplayer (with storyline -> 45 new missions) and in OpenSP (Singleplay without storyline.

You can switch between the singleplayer modes on the mod launcher.

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angelwarrior
angelwarrior

Hello,

Crossfire is one of my most favourite mod, so good job.
I was modding just slightly long time ago and i know how time consuming and difficulty this is - because of that i admire you
Is this mod still in "progress" ?
Are you planning some other versions?

Thanks

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R

Version 2.0 is the last version of Crossfire but we keep updating it with bug fixes, new missions and new features every few months.

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promaty
promaty

How to get those additional updates on top of CF 2.0?

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R

The mod is updating it via its launcher.

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Highest Rated (29 agree) 10/10

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

Nov 17 2010 by Naddy

Lowest Rated (9 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 by willytilly

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