Cricket 24: Official Game of the Ashes is a very long title and is being released in June 2023

Big Ant Studios and Nacon have announced that Cricket 24: Official Game of the Ashes is being released in June 2023. According to Big Ant and Nacon, Cricket 24 will include more licenses than any cricket video game ever and will expand upon Cricket 22 by including teams from “every corner of the globe, creating the most complete video game simulation of cricket seen to date.”

Cricket 24 will also include equal representation of Men’s and Women’s cricket with both featuring equally in the game.

Cricket 24

Key features according to Big Ant and Nacon are;

  • The Ashes; Cricket 24 will feature the biggest rivalry in cricket, The Ashes. Detailed cutscenes put the user into the moment as the Ashes tour progresses. Feel a part of the team with press conferences and team training sessions. Unique commentary allows for complete Ashes immersion. Experience The Ashes playing as a single player, or as Australia or England.
  • Official Licenses; Over 200 players with full photogrammetry. Major Cricket Nations including Australia, England, West Indies, New Zealand and Ireland with more to be announced. The biggest tournaments including The Ashes, the KFC BBL and Weber WBBL, The Hundred, the Caribbean Premier League plus a number of “to be announced” professional Indian T20 teams, along with more than 50 highly detailed official stadiums.
  • Career Mode; Follow the journey of your player from club cricketer 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 more control to the player in determining their 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.
  • Cross Platform; Fully cross-platform, play online against your friends and the world’s best players regardless of platform. Create and share custom content across different platforms including stadiums, players, teams and more with the academy.
  • Pro Team; Collect player cards and build your cricket dream team. Take on weekly challenges in single-player game play, or go online against the world. Join your friends to compete at teambuilding in The Auction mode.

Big Ant CEO, Ross Symons, said “The passion and excitement shown by our fans at the prospect of another game being released before the upcoming Ashes has been overwhelming. We’ve been working incredibly hard with cricket boards all over the world to bring what is the deepest, most realistic video game representation of the sport ever. I believe Cricket 24 will bring something special for cricket fans all over the world, it is the first truly global cricket video game.”

Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley said, “Cricket Australia is excited to once again partner with Big Ant Studios to bring such an interactive and realistic video game to cricket fans in time for upcoming Ashes Series in England. The Ashes is one of world sport’s greatest rivalries and it brilliant that fans will be able to play their own Ashes series through Cricket 24 and emulate their favourite players and teams.

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