Toronto, CANADA – December 15 th, 2011 –G4BOX Inc., a North American publisher and distributor of interactive online entertainment media, released today an update for its free-to-play military shooter, Cross Fire. The free update features the new UNSF character, three new maps in Elimination, Ghost, and Zombie modes, 7 new weapons, and Holiday-themed items and equipment. To mark the release of this festive update, Z8Games is hosting a special “12 Days of Cross Fire” event in which players can complete daily challenges for in-game rewards. For current players, the update will download automatically upon launching Cross Fire. New players can download and play the game for free from:

Cross Fire’s holiday-themed December update brings back the annual fan favorite Holiday Elimination Mode map, in addition to two new maps: Venice, an expansive Zombie Mode map, and Bio Facility an all-new Ghost Mode map. The update also introduces the new United Nations Security Force (UNSF) character, available now for purchase from the Cross Fire in-game and web item malls. The Holiday update also brings with it a full arsenal of new weaponry, including the Colt M16A3 light machine gun (GP), the VSK-94 sniper rifle (mission reward), the SL8 sniper rifle (coupon exchange).  Three holiday-skinned items are also available for a limited time only in select holiday crates: the M14EBR-Xmas Permanent, the M249 MINIMI-Xmas Permanent, and the Keris-Xmas Permanent. For a full rundown of the Holiday Update’s content, visit the patch page here:

A special “12 Days of Cross Fire” event kicks off the update’s holiday festivities, lining up twelve daily challenges for Cross Fire players to complete, each with their own unique in-game rewards. Players that manage to complete six of the twelve challenges will earn the event exclusive, and previously unreleased, AK47-Knife Adv.! Follow the event details as challenges unlock daily at:

Cross Fire is a free online military first-person shooter for the PC platform. It includes a military ranking system, in-game friends lists, an integrated clan system, deep character customization options and social media integration via the Cross Fire website. More MAPS. More GUNS. More MODES. More HEADSHOTS. Join millions of players online today in the ultimate military FPS experience.

Cross Fire is part of the Z8Games platform of free-to-play games.

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About Z8Games

Z8Games is the evolution of free to play gaming online. It’s an online destination for gamers to download the very best online games, including online military shooter, Cross Fire, and dynamic-action MMORPG, Metin2, as well as access engaging community features and events; all for free! Visit today to take part in the evolution of free-to-play gaming online. 

About G4BOX INC.

G4BOX INC. is a digital media provider specializing in the publishing and distribution of online video games. The company was founded in 2006 on the principle that online, community-based video games offer unique and compelling gaming experiences with untapped mass market potential and wide social appeal. They currently offer a growing portfolio of successful, massively multiplayer online game properties.

G4BOX is based in Toronto, Canada, where it employs a staff of widely-talented and culturally diverse employees – headed by an experienced and imaginative management team. Their mission is to become a premier content provider in the online gaming market. For more information about G4BOX and its current product offerings, please visit  

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