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WATCH: Trailer hits for upcoming Fast & Furious: Crossroads video game

December 15th, 2019 by Marc Comments

With the trailer just a few days ago for the upcoming Fast & Furious animated series Spy Racers (here), now we have a trailer for a new Fast & Furious video game and, like the series, it feels a little, well, underwhelming.

I love the Fast franchise, it’s literally one of my favourite guilty pleasures, and I love the idea of a series I can watch in between movies and I really love the idea of an in-universe immersive game experience (is this only the second video game based on the franchise after Showdown?) but, as the kids say, this ain’t it. Probably.

The game, Fast & Furious Crossroads, will be available on Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC in May next year and will star franchise stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson with Star Trek Discovery’s Sonequa Martin-Green going the cast.

The immersive new experience that expands the Fast & Furious saga features voiceover performances from Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson—as well as an all-star cast of new crew members

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe, Universal Games and Digital Platforms and Slightly Mad Studios today announced Fast & Furious Crossroads, a team-based, vehicular-heist action game set in the adrenaline-fueled Fast & Furious universe. Coming to PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC, the game is set to launch in May 2020. The Ninth Chapter in the Fast & Furious film saga hits U.S. theaters May 22, 2020.

Featuring an authentic storyline, and packed with heroes, gadgets, cars and non-stop cinematic-style action, Fast & Furious Crossroads will deliver pulse-pounding gameplay both in single player story mode and a soon-to-be-revealed multiplayer mode.

The Fast & Furious Crossroads story mode expands the Fast & Furious universe—with Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson reprising their roles as Dom, Letty, and Roman in an action-packed adventure set across stunning global locations.

Joining the cast are Sonequa Martin-Green (STAR TREK: Discovery, The Walking Dead) and Asia Kate Dillon (BILLIONS, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum).

Players will travel from the streets of exotic locales to the murky world of international espionage, pulling off high-speed heists and stunts as they battle to take down a new threat.

“Fast & Furious remains one of the most beloved franchises of all time and continues to innovate in extraordinary ways,” said Jim Molinets, SVP of Production, Universal Games and Digital Platforms. “Fast & Furious Crossroads is an authentic experience that stays true to the series by amplifying the signature elements that fans love – a star-studded cast, high-stakes story, over-the-top action, deep family ties and, of course, fast cars.”

“We’re excited to be part of this huge global franchise, and to provide Fast & Furious fans with the opportunity to experience first-hand the action, cars, and gadgets they know and love,” said Katrin Darolle, Director of Publishing, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe.

“We are commited to creating and developing compelling games, and Fast & Furious Crossroads joins an ever-growing line-up of games created by BANDAI NAMCO for fans across the globe.”

Check out the trailer below which, despite the Playstation 2 generation graphics, looks like it could be an exciting addition to the Fast universe, let’s just hope they up their game between now and release.

But yes, I’ll likely be buying it…

Here’s a few released images:

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….