Anticipation has reached a fever pitch as gaming giant Big Ant Studios and NACON prepare to launch their highly-awaited video game, “Cricket 24.”
Cricket 24 Release Date is 5th October 2023
Cricket enthusiasts and gamers worldwide are gearing up for what promises to be the most realistic and action-packed cricket gaming experience to date. The official release date has been set for October 5th, marking it a pre-Christmas treat for fans. It will be made available for Nintendo users later in the first week of November.
“Cricket 24 promises not just enhanced graphics and gameplay but also a deeper engagement with the strategic aspects of the sport,” says game director Ross Symons. The game will feature all major international teams, domestic leagues, and a revamped career mode where players can start their journey from local club matches to captaining their national side.
One of the most awaited features is the “Real World Scenarios” mode, allowing players to relive iconic matches from cricket history and change their outcomes.
To further entice fans, Big Ant Studios has partnered with several cricketing legends to provide voice commentary and insights, making gameplay feel as close to a live match broadcast as possible.
Retailers expect the game to be in high demand, with pre-order numbers already breaking company records.
Main Features of Cricket 24:
Create and take your player from club cricket to international fame in Career Mode or challenge your friends online regardless of platform via cross-platform multiplayer support, all taking place in over 50 highly detailed and official stadiums.
Building the most realistic cricket game ever!
Cricket 24 will feature the biggest rivalry in cricket – The Ashes. Detailed cutscenes put the user into the moment as gamers get the chance to play out their very own Ashes journey. Feel a part of the team with press conferences and team training sessions. Unique commentary allows for complete immersion. Experience The Ashes playing as a single player or as a member of the Australian or English teams.
Over 200 players with full photogrammetry. Major cricket nations include Australia, England, Pakistan, West Indies, New Zealand and Ireland with more to be announced over the coming months. The biggest tournaments include The Ashes, the KFC BBL and Weber WBBL, The Hundred, the Caribbean Premier League and the Pakistan Super League, plus a number of ‘to be announced’ professional Indian T20 teams, along with more than 50 highly detailed official stadiums.
Follow the journey of your player from club cricketer all the way to the international stage, developing your skills and growing your fan base as you hone your craft to become the next big thing in cricket. Cricket 24 gives you more control in determining your destiny, becoming a short-form hero, focusing on the Test team, or trying to balance both on your way to cricketing stardom.
All new fielding
A complete overhaul of the fielding systems to provide the most realistic and responsive fielding controls ever seen in a cricket video game.
Fully cross-platform. Play online against your friends and the world’s best players with no platform restrictions. Create and share custom content across all platforms including stadiums, players, teams, and more with the Academy.
“We can’t wait for cricket fans to be able to experience and play Cricket 24, leading their favorite Test, One Day or T20 team to victory in the most realistic cricket video game ever made,” said Big Ant Studios CEO, Ross Symons. “After a decade of experience, the Big Ant Studios team are the leading cricket video game developers in the world. We are really excited to offer our fans Cricket 24 this October, a cricket game with greater immersion and depth than any that have come before it.” added Symons.
Cricket 24 Official Twitter has gone live:
— Cricket24 : Community Professionals (@Cricket24_Game) October 5, 2023
Cricket 24 Game Trailer:
For more information and to place your pre-order, fans can visit the official Steam Page.