Smilegate Entertainment, the developer of CrossfireX, a first-person shooter video game, has announced that it will be ending all services for the game on May 18th, 2023. The game was released in February 2022 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S and has been met with largely unfavorable reviews.
The discontinuation of services related to CrossfireX will result in the halt of all sales of the game on the Xbox Store, and players will not receive any new updates or content in the form of maps, modes, or customization options. As of February 3rd, 2023, customers who have made transactions in the previous two weeks may be eligible for a refund, which they can request through a designated link provided by Smilegate Entertainment.
The decision to end services for CrossfireX was made by Smilegate Entertainment due to the game’s failure to meet expectations, despite being the third installment in the Crossfire series. This unfortunate outcome has disappointed fans and players who were looking forward to playing the game for an extended period of time.
The end of CrossfireX services serves as a reminder of the competitive and challenging nature of the video game industry. The discontinuation of services and halt of sales will affect not only the players but also the development team behind the game. It is a difficult decision for Smilegate Entertainment to make, but it is necessary in order to move forward and focus on other projects.
However, the legacy of CrossfireX will remain, and its impact on the video game industry will not be forgotten. Despite its short lifespan, the game has managed to gather a dedicated player base and has contributed to the growth and development of the first-person shooter genre.
It is always a disappointment when a game that was once highly anticipated fails to meet expectations and must come to an end. However, this is a part of the life cycle of video games and the industry must move forward and continue to push the boundaries and create new experiences for players.
For those who have enjoyed playing CrossfireX, the end of services may be a difficult goodbye. However, the memories and experiences shared while playing the game will always be cherished. The discontinuation of services for CrossfireX serves as a reminder that all good things must come to an end, but it also opens the door for new opportunities and experiences in the future.
In the end, it is important to remember that Smilegate Entertainment made this decision in the best interest of their players and their company. While it may be a disappointing outcome, it is a necessary step in order to focus on new and exciting projects that will provide a better experience for players in the future.
So, on May 18th, 2023, we bid farewell to CrossfireX, and look forward to the future of video games and the experiences they will bring.