Fast & Furious Crossroads

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Fast & Furious Crossroads
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Developer(s) Slightly Mad Studios
Publisher(s) Bandai Namco Entertainment
Director(s) Andy Tudor
Designer(s) Sean Fitzpatrick
Composer(s) Stephen Baysted
Series Fast & Furious
Platform(s)
Release
  • WW: August 7, 2020
Genre(s) Racing, action role-playing
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Fast & Furious Crossroads was a racing and action role-playing video game based on the Fast & Furious film franchise. It was developed by Slightly Mad Studios, a subsidiary studio of the British developer Codemasters, and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game was scheduled to release on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in May 2020, [1] [2] but was delayed to August 7 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic following the postponement of F9 . Upon release, the game received negative reviews.

Contents

Gameplay

Fast & Furious Crossroads was set across global locations and features main characters from the Fast & Furious film franchise. [3] The game offers a new storyline and action, with loads of cars. [4] In addition to the single-player mode, which focused on the story, a multiplayer mode was also available in the game. [5]

While the majority of Fast & Furious Crossroads was focused on racing, players must also fight enemies and avoid traps by using equipped weapons on their cars.

Plot

Cast

Development

The game was announced during The Game Awards 2019 [6] [7] and was set to be launched in May 2020 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One following the release of F9 to theaters. [8] However, the COVID-19 pandemic forced both works to postpone. [9] On May 27, 2020, it was announced that the game would be released on August 7, 2020. [10]

Bandai Namco announced that the game would be delisted from all platforms by end-April 2022, with all sales ending on 29 April at 4am CEST. [11]

Reception

Fast & Furious Crossroads received "generally unfavorable" reviews on all platforms according to review aggregator Metacritic. [12] [13] [14]

IGN gave the game a 4 out of 10, stating that it is "short, shallow, and surprisingly simple, and it's nothing less than a crashing disappointment in virtually every department". [20]

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