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CrossfireX Delayed To 2021

CrossfireX Delayed To 2021 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 November 2020 / 806 Views

Smilegate announced it has decided to delay the release of the Xbox console exclusive, CrossfireX, to 2021 due to COVID-19. The extra development time is to ensure the game lives up to expectations. 

"After much deliberation, and in consideration of the challenges faced by the Smilegate development team due to COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to delay the release of CrossfireX to 2021," said the CrossfireX team.

"Moving our release will allow us to deliver the Crossfire experience on console our team set out to create. We’ll have more to share in the future."

Here is an overview of the game:

CrossfireX delivers an intense free-to-play multiplayer first-person shooter experience spanning multiple thrilling gameplay modes, unique characters, and cinematic visuals.

CrossfireX delivers an intense first-person shooter experience where players are immersed in a sprawling global conflict between the world’s two most formidable private military factions: Global Risk employs veterans of powerful armed forces who use advanced technologies to fight for order and security; Black List employs hardened mercenaries trained in guerrilla tactics who fight to destabilize oppressive regimes in the name of freedom. Choose your side and complete objective-based missions across a variety of classic and innovative modes featuring tightly crafted gameplay and cinematic visuals.

Key Features:

  • 4K Ultra HD.
  • Xbox One X Enhanced.
  • Xbox Live online multiplayer (two to 16 players).

CrossfireX is in development for the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One. 


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments

sales2099 (on 20 November 2020)

Sounds good to me. 2021 just got better

  • +1
Bandorr (on 19 November 2020)

Did it even have a release date?

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gtotheunit91 (on 20 November 2020)

Just "2020" lol so I'm not surprised at all about the delay this close to the end of the year

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