After the 2007-08 MISL season, the league folded. Soon afterwards, the Ignition joined the Xtreme Soccer League. The Ignition ended the 2008-09 campaign in first place which netted them the XSL title. The XSL went on "hiatus" after one season.
For the 2007–2008 season, 11 Detroit Ignition games were televised by Comcast Local, a Midwest sports network based in Michigan and Indiana. Also four games were shown on Fox Soccer Channel. For the 2008-2009 season, 10 Detroit Ignition games were televised by Comcast Local. All games were live on b2 Network.