Crackdown 3

Sumo Digital, Microsoft Game Studios

Weak Man
OpenCritic Rating
63
Top Critic Average
20%
Critics Recommend
Based on 108 critic reviews
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Crackdown 3

Rating Summary

Based on 108 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

20%

Critics Recommend

Based on 108 critic reviews
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Reviews Summary

Repetitive Gameplay
Dull Narrative
No Multiplayer Depth

Summary: Crackdown 3 fails to deliver anything fresh or innovative when it comes to its campaign, multiplayer, and presentation. Fans waiting for a new Crackdown or Xbox exclusive will likely be disappointed.

Game Information

Available on:Xbox OneFeb 15, 2019
PCFeb 15, 2019

Developer: Sumo Digital

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Genres: Adventure, Third-Person Shooter

Time to step up your boom and stop crime as a super-powered Agent in Crackdown 3's open-world sandbox of mayhem and destruction. Explore the heights of New Providence, tear up the streets in iconic vehicles, and use your powerful abilities to stop a ruthless criminal empire. Play the campaign solo or with a friend in co-op mode or compete in the all-new “Wrecking Zone,” a multiplayer mode where destruction is your ultimate weapon. Online multiplayer requires Xbox Live Gold subscription (sold separately).

Level Up Your Agent
• Level up your super-Agent skills to move as fast as lightning, jump over skyscrapers, hurl trucks at your enemies and protect the city from cold-blooded criminals.

Dangerous Open-World Playground
• Play solo or with a friend in co-op mode to explore an expansive, vertical world to infiltrate crime lords and take down their syndicates.

Take a BOOM Out of Crime
• Lure vindictive crime lords out of hiding by completing objectives, attacking criminal operations and taking out high-value captains.

All-New Multiplayer “Wrecking Zone”
• Crackdown 3 includes the all-new “Wrecking Zone” – an explosive competition with unique modes where destruction is your ultimate weapon against friends and rivals.

Where to Buy

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Review Data

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Mighty Head
4
Strong Head
6
Fair Head
26
Weak Head
38

Trailers

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X018 - Crackdown 3: Get The Jump

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IGN

5 / 10.0
IGN

Crackdown 3's mediocre, collectible-heavy campaign and poor Wrecking Zone multiplayer are rarely satisfying busywork.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

One of the great open-world templates fails to come into focus in this well-meaning, if embattled, sequel.

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PC Gamer

60 / 100
PC Gamer

Repetitive and middling, Crackdown 3 is a totally average open-world game that doesn't give itself a way to stand out.

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Recent News

Crackdown 3 now lets you team up in Wrecking Zone with Squads

Crackdown 3 now lets you team up in Wrecking Zone with Squads

Now you can hit the Wrecking Zone with your friends and take on other players in Squads.

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Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Plays Destiny, Crackdown with Microsoft's xCloud

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Plays Destiny, Crackdown with Microsoft's xCloud

During Inside Xbox, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer confirmed that Crackdown 3 and Destiny 2 are running on Microsoft's xCloud, as he was the one playing them while traveling.

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Crackdown 3 Fails To Chart In February NPD Top 20 For Debut Month

Crackdown 3 Fails To Chart In February NPD Top 20 For Debut Month

Crackdown 3 has certainly been one of the longest gestating games of this generation of consoles after initially being revealed as a way to really push

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Crackdown 2 Is Now Free On Xbox One

Crackdown 2 Is Now Free On Xbox One

The title joins the growing list of backwards compatible games, and is also free to grab.

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Crackdown 2 Is Now Free On Xbox One

Crackdown 2 Is Now Free On Xbox One

The title joins the growing list of backwards compatible games, and is also free to grab.

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Crackdown 2 goes free on Xbox backward compatibility, Crackdown 3 gets 'Keys to the City' cheats

Crackdown 2 goes free on Xbox backward compatibility, Crackdown 3 gets 'Keys to the City' cheats

Crackdown 3 was supposed to launch many months ago, but was pushed back to February 15 to polish up the experience. Luckily, it’s available right now through the Microsoft Store. You can buy it for $60, or you can grab it with Xbox Game Pass.

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Crackdown 3 Was Delayed Multiple Times to “Meet the Expectations of That Franchise”

Crackdown 3 Was Delayed Multiple Times to “Meet the Expectations of That Franchise”

Multiple delays have plagued the reputation of Crackdown 3. However, developer Sumo Digital has stated that this was so the game could live up to the reputation of its predecessors.

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Crackdown 3 'Pretty Much Done,' Devs Using 2019 Delay to Polish

Crackdown 3 'Pretty Much Done,' Devs Using 2019 Delay to Polish

Sumo Digital's remaining work is mostly polishing up what the studio has already created.

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Crackdown 3 Release Date Is Definitely in February, Recent Delay Was the “Final Time”

Crackdown 3 Release Date Is Definitely in February, Recent Delay Was the “Final Time”

Anonymous sources have claimed that the Crackdown 3 February 2019 release date was the final time that Microsoft Studios is willing to delay the game.

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Microsoft Is Reportedly Unwilling to Delay Crackdown 3 Any Further

Microsoft Is Reportedly Unwilling to Delay Crackdown 3 Any Further

Microsoft's patience for Crackdown 3's long development cycle may have finally run out.

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