Don Bradman Cricket 17 To Add Female Players For The First Time

Players will be able to create a female character with various custom character options.

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Developer Big Ant Studios has announced that upcoming game Don Bradman Cricket 17 will introduce female players and teams, a first for the series.

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Players will be able to create a female character with various custom character options, and build up their own custom teams. To ensure that the representation of women's cricket was as "authentic and realistic" as possible, Big Ant used motion capture technology, assisted by members of the Australian women's cricket team.

Ross Symons, CEO of Big Ant Studios, said, "In cricket, the growth of the women’s game worldwide has been exciting to watch. We wanted to do something genuine to bring gender balance to our take on the game, and we’re immensely proud to be the first developer in the world to feature women in a cricket game with Don Bradman Cricket 17.”

The Don Bradman Cricket Academy app is a demo that showcases some of the character creation options available to players--you can download it for free on Steam right now. There is no limit to how many characters can be created.

Don Bradman Cricket 17 is scheduled for release in December 2016 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game will be powered by a new engine with a new lighting system. Players will be able to import characters from the previous Don Bradman Cricket game.

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