The 2019 Ashes is fast approaching and to accompany the fight for the urn will be Cricket 19 – The Official Game of the Ashes on Xbox One, PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch. Today as the buildup continues, Big Ant Studios are delighted to reveal the official release date.
So, stick the 28th May 2019 in your diary as that is when Xbox One, PS4 and Switch players will be given the chance to get hands-on with Cricket 19, the most immersive game of its type yet. That will then be followed by a PC launch on Steam shortly after.
Created in collaboration with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Maximum Games, Big Ant Studios will be found delivering all the tense action of the Ashes as players get the chance to guide their team to glory, or battle it out for some ODI victories.
Whoever and however you want to bowl, bat and catch, Critcket 19 – The Official Game of the Ashes, will deliver the goods, with photo-realistic character models of all the men’s and women’s players that will duke it out for the trophy. Further to that, there’s a full suite of gameplay modes included, with the ever-popular career mode becoming deeper and more narrative-driven, whilst a world championship tournament, and the scenario mode will see you the opportunity to recreate classic matches, and then share them online to challenge people to change history.
“Big Ant Studios games have always been known for deep customisation and flexibility”, Big Ant Studios CEO, Ross Symons, said. “With Cricket 19 we take this to the next level, with even more gameplay modes, more options, more ways to play and much more customisation.”
ECB Commercial Director, Rob Calder said: “We are delighted fans can now get their hands on Cricket 19. Big Ant have been great to work with ensuring that the game achieves authenticity and realism. The Ashes is cricket at the highest level and Cricket 19 delivers a first-class experience for gamers.”
We’ll be sure to remind you when Cricket 19 – The Official Game of the Ashes releases on Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch come May 28th 2019. For now though, a new trailer is more than worth a watch.
This summer… it’s on!