During E3, the Microsoft conference announced that Crackdown 3 will be available for Xbox One and PC on November 7, 2017 but as of now, there appears to be a few snags in the original plan and because of that the action game won’t be released until the Spring of 2018.
The GM of Microsoft Studios Shannon Loftis stated that delaying the game gives Reagent Games, Cloudgine and Sumo Digital the time they needed to deliver the game to their quality standards.
Loftis also went on record saying “We’re very excited about Crackdown 3, and so are many fans, and so it’s a difficult call to move the release date,” Loftis told the site. “However, we want to make sure to deliver the right game, with the right quality, and at the right time. Crackdown 3 is a hugely ambitious game and we want to ensure we deliver the right experiences all the way through every part of the game, whether that’s campaign, co-op multiplayer or our competitive multiplayer mode, Wrecking Zone. Getting the balance right between the three modes is important, and we are going to take the extra development time to ensure that. Gamers can expect Crackdown 3 in Spring of 2018.”
As many of you remember, Crackdown 3 was originally supposed to be released in 2016, only to be postponed to 2017 and now 2018. After Scalebound was cancelled many Xbox fans had high hopes for this game especially since just a month ago at San Diego Comic-Con, a new trailer showcasing Commander Jaxon (played by actor Terry Crews) was a focal point.
For all of you looking forward to the game, try and stay optimistic but also be realistic and keep in mind that this game may never come out after all.