Software update: Xfire 1.51

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Xfire has been updated to version 1.51. This program is aimed at avid gamers and allows them to chat with others both in and out of games, easily find out which game the people on the contact list are playing and then easily add themselves to that game. Xfire can also help you find a fast game server with still free seats, game patches and demos can be downloaded via your own P2P network and there is the option of voice chat. At the moment there are almost 500 games recognised, of which about 150 games’one click join‘ and 250 ‘in game chat‘ to support. The changelog for this release shows the following changes:

Release notes for 1.51:

  • Added the ability to send a file directly to your friend using the Actions | Send File menu item on chat windows, if you have compatible firewalls. There is no file size limit. We will continue to enhance this feature in future updates.
  • Revamped the user interface for voice chat to make it easier to use.
  • Added the ability to create and launch a game lobby from a group chat for the following games:
    • Age of Empires II
    • Jedi Knight
    • Heroes of Might and Magic III
    • Heroes of Might and Magic III Armageddon’s Blade
    • Midtown madness
    • Midtown madness 2
    • Monster Truck Madness 2
    • Motocross Madness 2
  • Increased the rate of our “ping” message to prevent people with aggressive firewall timeouts from getting disconnected.
  • Added the option to play a sound when someone enters or leaves a group chat.
  • Added the ability to add a game server to favorites using an xfire: URL.
  • Fixed Xfire In-Game problem that truncated your friend list (in game) if you had more than 90 friends online.
  • Fixed chat log bug that truncated your friend’s message if it was longer than 256 characters.
  • Fixed a serious texture leak problem with Xfire In-Game continuous mode in OpenGL games.
  • Fixed chat color bug with Xfire In-Game.
  • Fixed detection of WarRock.
  • Fixed a problem preventing old Xfire updates from being automatically deleted.
  • Fixed game detection for Rose Online.
  • New games supported:
    • Star Wars Empire at War Demo
    • Star Wars Empire at War
    • Metal Gear Solid2 Substance
    • KumaWar
    • Heroes of Might and Magic III
    • Heroes of Might and Magic III Armageddon’s Blade
    • Rakion Chaos Force
    • Midtown madness
    • Midtown madness 2
    • Monster Truck Madness 2
    • Motocross Madness 2
    • Rainbow Six Lockdown Demo
    • Final Fantasy VII
    • Final Fantasy VIII
    • Battle for Middle-earth II Beta
    • Heroes of Might and Magic V Beta
    • MX vs ATV Unleashed Demo

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Version number 1.51
Operating systems Windows 9x, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Website Xfire
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File size

1.96MB

License type Freeware
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