'Crackdown 3' Release Date, News & Updates: Full-Scale Destruction Mode In 4K; More Details Revealed!

By Andrea Lou , Updated Dec 06, 2016 03:08 PM EST

"Crackdown 3" is coming out in the 4th quarter of 2017, more specifically the "holiday of 2017 or earlier" as quoted by Jorg Neumann, Director of Production for Microsoft Studios, and Peter Connelly, Executive Producer of Crackdown 3 on a clip on Extra Life Livestream on Xbox. "Crackdown 3" will also be 4k compatible with the soon-to-be release Project Scorpio. It has been confirmed that "Crackdown 3" will be an Xbox Play Anywhere Title which means that you only need to buy one and play it on different platforms namely, Xbox One and Windows 10 PC.

It was back in E3 2014 when the come back of "Crackdown 3" was confirmed. It was designed to give the gamers a very extraordinary gaming experience and aims to "redefine open- world gaming" by incorporating multiplayer mode through Microsoft Cloud and Xbox Live. According to Dave Jonas, The Creative Director of Reagent Games, they want to give the avid fans a never-before-seen cutting edge gaming experience at a "scale never thought possible" so they have to move the release date to attain that goal.

The upcoming action-adventure dual mode game, "Crackdown 3" is developed by Reagent Games and runs on Unreal Engine 4. Gameplay from the previous Crackdown Series is carried over to the latest batch with a third person shooter. The full-scale destruction which is a key feature to "Crackdown 3" can only be availed on the online multiplayer mode while the campaign mode will have limited access to destruction.

It has been seven years since "Crackdown 2" was released. With months and years passing without a solid follow-up on the "Crackdown 3" and much more the delays, fans are starting to have doubts if it has been shoved out of the shelves, according to reports. This latest announcement is what they need to bring back the hype on the "Crackdown" franchise. At this moment, "Crackdown 3" is available for pre-order at the Microsoft Store for only $59.99.


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