With over one billion registered players, Smilegate’s Crossfire is probably the most popular shooter in the world. If you don’t live in Asia, though, you’ve probably never played it, but you can try it now, with an open beta for the Western port, CrossfireX, that just started today on Xbox One.

Three game modes are available in the beta: Spectre Mode, Team Match, and Point Capture. The first two sound like variations on typical Counter-Strike gameplay, with one side using stealth and melee weapons in Spectre Mode and both teams trying to plant C4 explosives in Team Match. Point Capture is a more traditional deathmatch, with both teams trying to obtain a certain number of eliminations.

Participation in the CrossfireX open beta will net players the X-B.C. Axe weapon skin when the game launches later in the year. The beta runs until 9 p.m. Pacific on June 28. Learn more on the Xbox CrossfireX site.

Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.

3 COMMENTS

  1. “With over one billion registered players”
    Registration means nothing, half of those accounts could be long abandoned.

  2. Come on!!! I need Crossfire HD for PC!!! Black Squad is on life support, A.V.A is not available for the time being… Irony Sigh’ (Ironsight) is not even worth discussing xD … I need my dosage of F2P Korean FPS…!!!

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