The Crew 2 launches March 16, Gamescom 2017 trailer and screenshots

Pre-order bonuses and special editions announced.

The Crew 2

The Crew 2 will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on March 16, 2018, Ubisoft announced.

Users who pre-order The Crew 2 will get “The Legendary Motors Pack,” which includes the following vehicles:

  • Mercedes-AMG C 63 Touring Car 2016
  • Harley-Davidson Iron 883 2017

For $69.99, players can pre-order The Crew 2 Deluxe Edition, which includes:

  • The Legendary Motors Pack
  • The Motorsports Deluxe Pack
  • Ford F-150 Raptor Race Truck 2017
  • Abarth 500 2008 Monster Truck Edition
  • Pilatus PC-21 aerobatics plane
  • Three unique racing outfits to customize your player avatar

A Gold Edition will also be available, which includes the Deluxe Edition content and the Season Pass. It will also allow users to access the game three days early on March 13. The physical version of the Gold Edition includes a SteelBook and costs $109.99, and the digital version costs $99.99.

Here’s an overview of the game, via Ubisoft:

About

The newest iteration in the revolutionary The Crew franchise, The Crew 2 captures the thrill of the American motorsports spirit in one of the most exhilarating open worlds ever created. Welcome to Motornation, a huge, varied, and action-packed playground built within an entire open world America and designed for all motorsports. From coast to coast, four motorsports families gather: Street Racing, Off-Road, Pro Racing, and Freestyle. Join them in high-octane contests and put your skills to the test in each family’s set of disciplines, featuring all kinds of cars, bikes, boats, and planes. Want the freedom to explore and dominate America any way you want? You can now seamlessly switch between ground, water, and air vehicles on the go and enjoy a completely unique game experience based on your personal style. Record and share every glorious moment. The Crew 2 gives you the chance to showcase your skills and rise as the greatest motorsports champion.

Key Features

  • Challenge four motorsport families on the ground, on the water, and in the air. Burn rubber in the backstreets of New York City with the street racers, go off-road to explore every inch of the Grand Canyon, take up pro racing and tame huge waves on a powerboat, or go freestyle behind the stick of an aerobatic plane, spinning through fog and clouds above the snowcapped Rocky Mountains. In each family’s HQ, you will get hooked up with new vehicles and introduced to a unique culture and set of disciplines. Find and hone your personal style, collect and customize your dream rides, and take the lead in Motornation.
  • Switch instantly between vehicles and enjoy a 100 percent seamless experience. The Crew 2 is about empowering you to explore America and dominate your rivals in a near limitless world built for motorsports. There are no menus or loading screens. Seamlessly shift from your favorite cars to boats or even planes with just a push of a button using the Fast Fav feature, and experience the full potential and thrill of Motornation. Cruise through LA in your dream hypercar, switch to the swiftest aerobatic plane to rise above the skyscrapers, and enjoy stunning perspectives over Hollywood. Then swap to a slick powerboat as you reach the coastline, landing smoothly on the Pacific Ocean – opportunities for fun and challenges are limitless.
  • Share and shine in a connected world. The world of The Crew 2 allows you to share your thrills and your craziest moments, and to brag about your skills to friends and others. Everything you achieve, competing or roaming free in the open world, drives your progression and upgrades your fame status. As you climb the ranks to become a motorsports champion, through a feature called LIVE Track, every feat of yours is saved and displayed in-game as a new record for your friends to challenge. And with LIVE Replay, your wow moments are automatically recorded into a fully staged video clip.

Key Takeaways

The newest iteration in the revolutionary franchise, The Crew 2 captures the thrill of the American motorsports spirit in one of the most exhilarating open worlds ever created. Join four different motorsports families from around the country and put your skills to the test in the widest range of disciplines featuring all kinds of cars, bikes, boats, and planes. Enjoy non-stop competition, no-limits exploration, and total freedom as you switch between vehicles and experiences on the go. Record every glorious moment and share them with the world – fame is yours to take!

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