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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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26 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.

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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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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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Offside Dec 1 2014, 6:17am says:

Hope that this will be released just in time for us to consider voting this as Mod of the Year.

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nucnuc Dec 1 2014, 11:44pm replied:

What about having a look in the "news" section ? ;-)

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Offside Dec 3 2014, 7:41am replied:

I am a prophet. ^_^

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Martind_Forlon Dec 2 2014, 4:24am replied:

Actually whole mod section here got an update :)

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SWAT_OP-R8R Dec 5 2014, 4:29am replied:

thx for the vote

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Odeboy1 Nov 30 2014, 11:24am says:

when i launch crossfire i get a black screen. I can hear all the sounds and skip the intro. When it reaches the loading screen (i can sometimes see it and sometimes not) it crashes. When i played crossfire first time it worked.

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Martind_Forlon Nov 30 2014, 2:11pm replied:

please visit swat-portal. There we can offer ways faster support.

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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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Highest Rated (25 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…

Jun 15 2012, 10:50am by willytilly

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