New Crackdown 3 Info Is "On The Horizon," Developer Says
"2017 is shaping up to be great!"
It's been a while since we've gotten new information about Crackdown 3, but that is going to change soon, it seems. More information about the Xbox One and PC is "on the horizon," reads a tweet from the game's official Twitter account.
"2017 is shaping up to be great!" the developer said (via WindowsCentral). "Crackdown 3 info is on the horizon, and we're ready to bring the boom!"
Asked on Twitter if the Crackdown 3 news might come on Thursday as part of the Project Scorpio reveal, the developer said, "We have no insight in to what other teams are working on, but Crackdown news will start rolling out BIG TIME in the coming months."
The "coming months" could be a reference to E3, which takes place in early June. Microsoft's briefing is scheduled for the afternoon of Sunday, June 11, which is earlier than its normal Monday morning timeslot.
Crackdown 3, or at least a part of it, was previously expected to launch in 2016. Microsoft later confirmed a delay to 2017, for a couple of reasons. First, Xbox marketing manager Aaron Greenberg said the open-world game won't launch in 2016 because the company's holiday lineup was already so stuffed with great games that it didn't need more. Later, Microsoft Studios boss Shannon Loftis said the delay is partially the result of needing more time work on the campaign.
Crackdown 3 is in development at Reagent Games, under the guidance of Crackdown series veteran David Jones. For more on the game, you can see all of GameSpot's previous written and video coverage here.
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