Another SWAT project based on Freelancer. FL: Expanded Universe is the project of another young member of the SWAT Development team which is introducing a new brazilian house and their home systems to the Freelancer Universe.

Project Leader of this mod is Firewolf. His concept of a mod is based on the missing sleeper ships and their possible origins based on the official lancer story. This mod is mainly a free interpretation of the Starlancer history and the beginning of the official Freelancer story. But it also is one of the most interesting interpretations which stick to the Freelancer world instead of developing something that has nothing to do with Freelancer anymore.

We have not taken many screenshots yet but will update everything in February 2009. Screenshots, features and detailed concepts.

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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.


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abmmhasan
abmmhasan

This currently in progress by this team!

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joker13o1
joker13o1

Looks good, any chance on getting a possible release date?

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StarLion
StarLion

Hi, shortly question: where┬┤s the Download??

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fire_wolf_br
fire_wolf_br

As said, the mod is still under development. If you liked the project and want to aid us in some way, just lay a comment here ^^

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dtiger01
dtiger01

hey i have one question.

i have played freelancer for a **** load of years and now when i want to add a new mod to freelancer it doesnt want to work it keeps bomming out on the boot up. and my mod manager gives me a message that the manager wat a beta and doesnt work anymore.wat do i do?

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R

use flmm 1.31 instead the beta crap
deactivate the 3d sound
remove old savegames because they might be incompatible with the mod

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Shadow85
Shadow85

singleplayer no?

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fire_wolf_br
fire_wolf_br

Well, the original plans are to make the mod *totally* playable on SP. So, the idea is to make a mod which can be perfectly playable both on SP or MP. You'll have fun on both. ofc, the only prob you'll have on SP will be going to the battlefields without friends (except the AI forces).

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SWAT_OP-R8R Creator
SWAT_OP-R8R

that depends on the final features - but based on the current content i see no reason why it should contain sp

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Kozmoman
Kozmoman

You are too much overworking :D Good job!

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