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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



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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14 comments by SWAT_OP-R8R on Dec 1st, 2014

Freelancer 2:

The last stand

Crossfire 2.0 - Release

In 2014 we had to deal with lots of critics regarding the overdue Mod release. Infact the development of the Mod took much longer than expected in first place. There were many reasons for the delay, such as technical problems (as we were really working at the limits of whats possible with the game engine), the sheer size of the Mod, community feedback and wishes which convinced us to add even more content than originally intended. The amount of time and work we have invested to build the new version has been massive.

I wish I could say that all the work is done, already.
A few weeks ago we have silently released a public Beta version of the Crossfire 2.0 Mod and since that we have been pretty quiet about it here at ModDb.
We knew that the singleplayer part of the Mod was working flawlessly, but our server software (which has been completely rewritten for CF 2.0) required a step by step testing and debugging period. We decided to go through that procedure with the core Crossfire Online Community. It was the best possible test environment for us to locate and fix the most urgent problems aswell as getting qualified feedback from long term Crossfire players. Every day the Mod and server software are getting better and more reliable.

Since we clearly didn't want enter the Mod Awards 2014 with empty hands you are free to download the latest Beta version of Crossfire 2.0 at www.swat-portal.com
You will very soon notice how much work went into this massive Mod which truly can be called the "Freelancer sequel".
But please keep in mind that this is just a Beta version of the Mod and that we are still working on the Multiplayer part of it. Many server features are currently not even active, but we will change that bit by bit in the next few weeks.

Download, Support and Feedback

As long we are still Beta testing the Mod we will not provide a Download for Crossfire 2.0 here at ModDb. You will only be able to download it from www.swat-portal.com since we are from time to time updating this download. When all tests are done we will of course release a final version of the Mod here aswell. Until then the only valid download link will be at the SWAT Portal website.

If you need help or if you want to report a problem then use our Bug Tracker. We will take care of the issue as soon as possible.
We will not give any support here at Moddb (we don't have the time to do that on multiple websites -> so use the official Bug Tracker)

You can leave your feedback on the official Crossfire Forums or post your suggestions here


Crossfire 2.0 contains 43 exciting main story missions which extend the original game and will lead the player to an epic showdown. New exciting battles, cutscenes and discoveries await you. Are you read for it? Can you unlock the 44th mission (bonus mission)?

Crossfire 2.0 does not only show you the end of the official storyline, it also allows the community to develop and add new side stories. New bonus missions and side stories will be added to Crossfire in the next months and years. Be part of it... be part of the development... be part of our community.

Your vote counts

Please vote for Crossfire 2.0 and support our hard work at the annual Mod Awards 2014.
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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Hamilton344 Dec 29 2009, 8:57pm says:

Hi ppl.. i wish every single ppl whos reading this mensage a happy new year... and... Swat... i got a question...
How manny MB's will be de Download?

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R Dec 30 2009, 3:38am replied:

not mb -> gb

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Hamilton344 Dec 30 2009, 7:45am replied:

Okay... w8 GB? o.o'...
Anyway.. just a shot...
1.7 GB's?? or...
how much? ;/

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whiteeagle Dec 30 2009, 8:41am replied:

Is it bigger than 1 gb?

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Spiky- Dec 30 2009, 9:30am replied:


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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R Dec 30 2009, 10:53am replied:

uncompressed its about 3gb
the final size depends on the installer

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Hamilton344 Dec 30 2009, 2:22pm replied:

Right... Size of ZIP Archive?
(A shot again...)

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Dias. Dec 28 2009, 1:54am says:

I Wish happy new year for everyone, also i wish you the best for the new mod i will be there also me and old friends

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R Dec 28 2009, 5:24pm replied:

happy new year to you too

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[UR]GrandAndreasK Dec 26 2009, 6:50pm says:

Is there any way to become friendly with the Dom'Kawash after they have become hostile in CF 1.8? I don't want to start a new game if i screw up in CF 1.8.

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R Dec 27 2009, 4:29am replied:

there will be rep changes, new friends and new enemies
but i wont spoil it now

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[UR]GrandAndreasK Dec 29 2009, 10:08am replied:

Why is my message abaout the dk rep changes deleted?

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R Dec 29 2009, 10:33am replied:

it has not been deleted
its just on the 2nd site (this comment system is very strange)

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Spiky- Dec 27 2009, 9:14pm replied:

I hope the anal probe aliens will be my friends

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R Dec 28 2009, 4:26am replied:

they will be your special friends

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Spiky- Dec 29 2009, 2:09pm replied:

the cosmos spoke to me in my dreams... it told me you had a special... penetrating bound to the anal probe aliens

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Mikemy Dec 27 2009, 4:48am replied:

that sounds fantastic

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Hamilton344 Dec 26 2009, 9:38pm replied:

Hmmm Prolly the only way(i dont know if it works ;/) is killing or shoting at everything ahead u (except them! of course >;D)... since they are Hostile to any1 :D

also... i changed CPU... Windows XP... as better as mine older... but for some reason.... when i start freelancer.... when its gonna open the Main Menu... it just minimize to system tray... and go back to desktop... but the icon and process stay here... and i click it normally... but it wont re-opens... T-T(im on windows XP as mentioned above o/)
Is there any solution for this? ;/

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Hamilton344 Dec 27 2009, 4:47pm replied:

Nvm... already find out why it was glitched... 'o'

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[UR]GrandAndreasK Dec 26 2009, 9:58pm replied:

I have tried to kill everyone and everything but it dosent work:(

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Hamilton344 Dec 26 2009, 11:05pm replied:

If they were hostile already its impossible...(REALLY) re-Neutralize them... ;o

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[UR]GrandAndreasK Dec 26 2009, 11:19pm replied:

Will it be fixed in cf 1.8

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hipogriff Dec 27 2009, 5:24pm replied:

In 1.7 you can't fix the rep with DK. Obviously there is a way to do that in 1.8 and the pleasure of finding it out is only ours.

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Highest Rated (26 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 (7 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…

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