Xfire sold, development team leaving
A broadcast to all users has revealed that the Xfire original development team is leaving
Posted on Aug 2, 2010 - 6:17pm EST (Aug 2, 2010 18:17)
A broadcast distributed to all Xfire users today is stating that the company has been sold to a new owner, and in effect the development team that has worked on the software over the past few years is leaving.
The full broadcast states:
At this time, the Xfire.com website is also down, so no further details are available.
*** Update: The Xfire website is back online, though no further details are there. A note from Chris, a member of the dev team, appears in the news box. It reads similar to the broadcast message.
*** Update 2: The official forums are full of speculation, but nothing official has been released. All we know is that Viacom has sold the Xfire rights to the next owner.
*** Update 3: Xfire has been sold to little-known company Titan Gaming, as spotted by TechCrunch.