It was winter of 2014 when Ubisoft division released racing game known as The Crew. Almost two years have passed since its release and now Crew 2 is rumored to get a sequel. Even though there is not so much information about it, we still know some details.
The Crew 2 Reveal and New Storyline
No certain promises on this issue. Nevertheless, according to unofficial information you can expect Crew 2 in the beginning of 2017. The Crew PC version is said to come a bit earlier. According to the latest news PC version of The Crew 2 will arrive in the mid-January, 2017. When talking about The Crew for Xbox developers stay secret. However, many sources predict that Xbox version of The Crew will come in the beginning of February, 2017.
Little what we know about storyline mode but it is said that there going to be full of missions where you have to interact with members of your crew. Game world will be much large. In differ from the previous part not only can you visit U.S.A. locations but France, Russia and other countries as well.
When the first The Crew game was announced – it looks and feels like something really fresh. The whole states, cool cars and fancy upgrades, when you could make 911 an off-roader. The game has the same MMO Racing concept as Test Drive Unlimited. TDU was a well-balanced game with proper physics, almost perfect. While The Crew spoiled the great idea in all aspects – car handle like flat irons, dull level up, donate, full-price DLCs.
The only hope that Ubisoft will make error correction and we would enjoy the cool game, just like TDU is used to, maybe even better. That’s the second chance for genre.
System Requirements and New Features
This game will be released for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, iOS and Android devices as well PC. However, its possible system requirements are still secret.
One of the key aspects of Crew 2 is interaction with your allies. You can complete most missions by using skills of each driver in your team. No doubt you can combine them and find interesting solutions to reach your goals. Multiplayer is also important in this game. It is interesting to combine skills with your friends to get success.
It is relatively early to make any predictions on which characters Crew 2 will use. Nevertheless, there are promises to expect protagonists from previous version along with absolutely unfamiliar drivers. The list of Crew 2 cars is also kept in disguise so far.
For those of you who might have forgotten about The Crew scenery a launch trailer to remind.
Story mode is going to be as wide as in preceding part. Around 20 hours long with various missions. No matter whether you play single mode or multiplayer, the game will still require access to the Internet. Hardly will Crew 2 change this flaw. Multiplayer mode is going to offer you more serious competitions and tasks where you have to act as a team with your partners. This will enable you to succeed. Open world will be even larger. You are not going to be limited in one particular city. You can travel all over the world visiting new locations. It is likely that the map of the game events will be divided into regions again. So you can choose where you want to go. However, some of the regions will be closed until you complete certain tasks.
The Crew 2 Expectations
The previous part of the game was not highly praised by the critics but it was not attacked either. The release was described as a typical racing story which is good for a compony of friends. Open world of the game was a matter of praise because it gave the opoprtunity to use your phantasy to achieve goals. The gamers community expects that The Crew 2 will not disappoint players either. According to many sources open world along with team opportunities is a must. What critics hope to see is better graphics along with improved physics. The fact is that physics is the aspect mostly criticised in The Crew series. The Crew 2 for PC is supposed to be released without big number of bugs which could be found in the previous version. Some of reviews say that The Crew 2 for Xbox consoles should work on controlling aspect becuase it was uncomfortable in The Crew 1.