News The 'Worst Xbox Game Of 2022' Is Shutting Its Servers This May
Including the single-player campaigns
It's been a week of closure announcements in the world of Xbox and we've got another game to add to that list, as Metacritic's worst-rated Xbox game of 2022, CrossfireX, is officially shutting its servers this May. The news was announced by the CrossfireX team today, with the explanation being that "the game
News Alan Wake Remastered & CrossfireX Failed To 'Generate Royalties' For Remedy During Q3
Where are the cheques, Alice?
Developer Remedy Entertainment has released its last-quarter financial results, and they make for some interesting reading on the team's direction over most of 2022. While the company is positive about its upcoming project pipeline, income from some of the studio's new releases over the last year-or-so has started to...
News The 'Worst Xbox Game Of 2022' Is Slowly Starting To Make A Comeback
It's improved a lot since launch
It's no exaggeration to say that CrossfireX ended up being a huge disappointment when it arrived on Xbox earlier this year, getting awful reviews and becoming Metacritic's worst Xbox game of 2022 - it'll probably stay that way, too. However, in the interest of fairness, that Metascore of 38 doesn't represent how...
News Remember CrossfireX? It's Added A New Map & More In July's Update
Yes, it's still kickin'
Ah, we have to admit we'd sort of forgotten about CrossfireX. The first-person shooter, co-developed by famous developer Remedy, launched earlier this year and was incredibly disappointing. Even more so the multiplayer, created by Smilegate, which barely functioned at launch. Well, since then the team has been steadily...
News CrossfireX Update Will Add New Maps And Fix 'About 80 Major Bugs'
"We will continue to develop CFX with content updates and balance adjustments"
CrossfireX launched in a less than favourable state last month, with two mediocre campaigns and a bunch of unbalanced multiplayer modes. Well, the developer is hard at work correcting the game's MP mishaps, and major changes are afoot. Developer Smilegate has been heads...
News Digital Foundry's CrossfireX Breakdown Shows Xbox One X Ahead Of Series S
CrossfireX launched earlier this month, and it's safe to say first impressions weren't exactly glowing. It's a competent shooter, at least in its campaign mode, but it feels a decade old. As for the tech side of things, Digital Foundry has delivered its verdict, and there's some interesting results here. As you'd expect, Xbox Series...
Pick One If You Reviewed CrossfireX, What Score Would You Give It?
Based on what you've played so far
Alright, so CrossfireX has been out for a little while now, and hopefully you've had a chance (if you're interested) to check it out. We all saw the initial impressions, which unfortunately weren't good at all, and even led to the game's Executive Producer issuing a
Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About CrossfireX
Spoiler alert, it's not good
CrossfireX launched on Xbox and Game Pass last week, and while plenty of impressions have been reported across the web so far (including our own of the campaign), the reviews with final scores have taken a lot longer to surface. Low and behold though, we do now have some review scores to share, and... they're not great...
News CrossfireX's Campaign Is Finally Now Live With Xbox Game Pass
CrossfireX has been suffering some major issues with its campaign on Xbox Game Pass for the past five days, but with the rollout of the game's latest update, it looks like "Operation Catalyst" is finally available on the service. For those who aren't in the know, CrossfireX contains two single-player campaigns developed by Remedy...
News CrossfireX Dev Issues Personal Apology For State Of The Game At Launch
"It felt like we’ve betrayed the trust of our players"
The botched launch of Xbox exclusive CrossfireX has been a real shame this month, with the multiplayer portion receiving some pretty poor first impressions, and the single-player campaign not releasing on time with Xbox Game Pass due to a day one glitch (that still hasn't been fixed at the...
News CrossfireX Continues To Suffer Outage Issues On Xbox Game Pass
No sign of a fix just yet
CrossfireX launched on Xbox this past Thursday, with one of two campaigns expected to be included with Xbox Game Pass, but due to some technical issues that still isn't the case as of early Sunday morning, with no sign of a fix just yet. If you haven't been keeping track, it was reported back on Thursday that the teams at...
Hands On CrossfireX Operation Catalyst Feels Like A Decade-Old COD Clone
Been there, done that
CrossfireX has suddenly dropped out of nowhere, like a grenade-shaped lead balloon falling from the sky. We played a multiplayer beta way back in 2020, before the game disappeared for over a year. Since its re-appearance we've been keen to try out Remedy's campaign mode, especially after the developer's fantastic sci-fi...
News CrossfireX Developer Responds To 'Concerns' From Xbox Players
CrossfireX hasn't been out for a full day yet, and fans are already spotting plenty of issues. One of the biggest is an aim-down-sight bug that's causing the input not to work properly. Thankfully, a fix is coming. Smilegate has been quick to address launch concerns. In a developer update the team has listed its current priorities for...
Guide CrossfireX: How To Install The Campaign On Xbox Game Pass
An unusual method
Smilegate's shooter, Crossfire, has finally made it to console in the form of CrossfireX. For the Xbox release, the developer drafted in Remedy Entertainment to create a pair of campaign operations for the game. The install process is a bit finnicky though, so here's how to get it all downloaded and ready to go. Installing the...
News CrossfireX Is Out Now On Xbox, And First Impressions Aren't Good At All
"Honestly, this is sad"
CrossfireX has been a highly-anticipated release on Xbox Game Pass for a long time now, but unfortunately it looks like it's got off to a very poor start — at least according to people who have played it in the first few hours. The game went live at midnight GMT last night (with no reviews released prior to launch...
News Five Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (February 10)
Including Remedy's CrossfireX campaign
It's a big Game Pass day today! Five new titles are being added to the service, including the CrossfireX Operation Catalyst campaign. The other four additions are Besiege, Edge of Eternity (available at 2pm GMT), Skul: The Hero Slayer, and The Last Kids on Earth and the
Guide Here Are The Release Times For CrossfireX On Xbox Game Pass
Here's when you can start playing this Thursday
Alright, who's ready for CrossfireX on Xbox Game Pass? The game releases exclusively for Xbox this Thursday, February 10th, launching with two single-player campaigns (one of which is free on Game Pass), and free-to-play multiplayer. As for the CrossfireX release times, the game will launch at 12:00am...
Pick One Which Of Next Week's Game Pass Games Are You Most Excited For?
CrossfireX? Or something else?
It's time for another round of Pick One! This weekend, looking ahead to next week's slate of five Xbox Game Pass titles, we thought we'd highlight them once again and see which you're most looking forward to trying out. The highlight is arguably CrossfireX, which will be launching one of its two campaigns on Xbox Game...
News Everything You Need To Know About CrossfireX On Xbox Game Pass
Single-player details, pre-load info & more
Crossfire's Xbox version has been long in the making, and it's now a little over a week away from launch. Earlier this week we learnt that the game is coming to Xbox Game Pass (sort of, more on that below), bolstering the February lineup. CrossfireX launches this February, and ahead of the game's release,...
News CrossfireX 'Operation Catalyst' Campaign Will Be Free On Xbox Game Pass
A Remedy romp
CrossfireX is slipping under the radar a bit, which is understandable, given how packed February is. However, this news has certainly piqued our interest. When the upcoming shooter launches on February 10th, one of Remedy Entertainment's campaigns will be free on Xbox Game Pass. Yep, one whole FPS campaign at no extra cost. To...
News IGN Criticises CrossfireX Campaign's 'Tired Tropes' And 'Boring Gameplay'
It's a pretty scathing preview
We highlighted CrossfireX's campaign earlier this week in a preview from Easy Allies, and they seemed generally quite positive about the game (comparing it to the original Xbox title Black), but IGN has been much more scathing. The outlet was given access to a couple of early campaign missions for the pr
Video Here's Another Sneak Peek At CrossfireX's Single-Player Campaign
Developed by Remedy Entertainment
We've heard a lot about Xbox exclusive FPS CrossfireX over the past couple of years, and it was finally revealed at The Game Awards 2021 to be releasing on February 10th, 2022. Just a little bit longer to wait now! If you're not in the know, this is set to be a free-to-play multiplayer game, but with a paid...
News Xbox Exclusive FPS CrossfireX Officially Launches February 2022
Including both the campaign and multiplayer
We've been waiting on this one for a long time now, and it's finally been announced that Xbox exclusive FPS CrossfireX will be heading to Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on February 10th, 2022. This includes both the free-to-play multiplayer component of the game as well as the paid campaign...
News Xbox Exclusive CrossfireX Is 'Getting Closer' To Launch, Confirms Remedy
Sounds like a 2022 release though
It's been a while since we last heard anything about upcoming Xbox exclusive FPS CrossfireX, with the most recent update arriving in the form of a trailer back in August, but now Remedy Entertainment has commented on its progress. In the company's
News Xbox Exclusive CrossfireX Gets A New Multiplayer Trailer
Prepare for battle
As part of this year's Gamescom, the upcoming team-based FPS CrossfireX got a new trailer. In case you've missed our previous coverage, it's a collaborative venture between Remedy Entertainment and Smilegate Entertainment. The new video shows off the game's multiplayer modes. As impressive as it looks, admittedly it's got a lot...
News CrossfireX Devs Show Off Graphical Improvements And New Maps, Coming This Year
An Xbox console exclusive
With so many games in development, you may have forgotten CrossfireX, a collaborative venture from both Remedy Entertainment and Smilegate Entertainment. Well, the game is still alive and kicking with a huge recent development update on its progress, also reiterating that the Xbox console exclusive will be arriving later...
News Remedy Is Finishing Up Work On CrossfireX, Possibly Moving On To Alan Wake 2
Sounds like the team is busy, busy, busy
Remedy Entertainment has provided some more details on its current projects in a business review report, confirming that it's finishing up work on this year's release of CrossfireX, and moving on to a big AAA project with Epic Games. Let's start with CrossfireX. Remedy is handling the single-player portion...
News Xbox Exclusive First-Person Shooter CrossfireX Delayed To 2021
"In consideration of the challenges faced due to COVID-19"
The development team behind the upcoming first-person shooter CrossfireX (which is an Xbox console exclusive at launch) has made the "difficult decision" to delay the game until sometime in 2021. On Twitter, the team explained that it had made the decision "in consideration of the...
Video Take A Look At Remedy's CrossfireX Campaign
Including snippets of raw gameplay
Yesterday's Xbox Games Showcase gave us a first look at the campaign for upcoming first-person shooter CrossfireX, which is being created by Control and Alan Wake developer, Remedy Entertainment. You can check out the full trailer above, and IGN has since uploaded a video featuring impressions and snippets of raw...
News The CrossfireX Open Beta Is Now Live On Xbox One
Available all weekend
Fancy a bit of intense FPS multiplayer action this weekend? The free CrossfireX open beta is now available on Xbox One, but you'll only be able to play it until 9pm PT on Sunday, June 28. The beta, which Xbox Insiders have been playing since Monday, features three modes (Team Match, Point Capture, and Spectre), and also comes...
News CrossfireX Beta Arrives This Week, Xbox Insiders Can Play Now
Join the fight
As hinted on the Microsoft Store last week, upcoming free-to-play FPS CrossfireX is getting an open beta on Xbox One from June 25-28, while Xbox Insiders can begin trying it out right now. If you're part of the Xbox Insiders program, you'll be able to find the beta today by heading to the Xbox Insider Hub app and navigating to...
News Free-To-Play FPS CrossfireX Is Seemingly Getting A Beta Next Week
Appeared on the Microsoft Store
According to a new listing spotted on the Microsoft Store, upcoming free-to-play FPS CrossfireX is getting a beta on Xbox One next week. It looks like it'll be taking place on June 25. The listing currently says that the beta is "not available," but highlights the release date and file size of 5.88GB in the...