Ashes Cricket

Rating Summary

Based on 14 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

43%

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Game Information

Available on:Xbox OneNov 16, 2017
PlayStation 4Nov 16, 2017
PCNov 16, 2017

Developer: Big Ant Studios

Genres: Simulation, Sports

OUR GREATEST TEST Ashes Cricket is the officially licensed video game of cricket’s greatest rivalry. Bringing all the fast paced action, big hits and skill that you see in the greatest cricket competition on earth, in both a more realistic and authentic way than ever before, you’ll be able to bathe your team in glory in the men’s and women’s 2017/2018 Ashes tours. Courtesy of Big Ant’s unique photogrammetry technology, Ashes Cricket presents official photorealistic likenesses for all of the Australian and English men’s and women’s teams – it will make you feel like you’re right there at the live game. Star Test players have been fully motion-captured and you can choose your own batting or bowling style to make your game your own. Big Ant’s most detailed and refined cricket engine to date allows for true 360-degree batting. No two players will play the game the same way! Other features of the most in-depth and realistic cricket game to date include: • A deep career mode that offers the ability to play as a star or start as a junior and play club cricket until reaching international level. • Fully customise your play experience. Create players, teams and even umpires in the Cricket Academy and upload it on the online community. • All the officially licensed stadiums featured in the 2017/18 Ashes tour. • Want to create your own dream competition? Create your own stadiums and logos to enhance your playing experience. Make this your personal cricket game. • Online play - play with or against players in the most competitive online cricket game yet!

Where to Buy

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Ashes Cricket - First In-game Trailer!

Ashes Cricket isn't pitch perfect, but it's the best videogame representation of the sport to date.

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While it doesn't quite score a century, Ashes Cricket still puts in a decent knock.

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The Ashes isn't going to bowl over non-cricket fans, but it's a solid representation of the sport, and not that biased against us poms.

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It may be occasionally janky, and despite best intentions, it isn't always as easy to understand as it could be, yet Ashes Cricket's bright spots shine through the flecks of grime. This is not a perfect game of cricket, but it is a good one.

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Recent News

Ashes Cricket, The Bard's Tale Trilogy, and more join Xbox Game Pass in August

Ashes Cricket, The Bard's Tale Trilogy, and more join Xbox Game Pass in August

A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced that several [email protected] games were coming to Xbox Game Pass soon. However, we didn't know which "AAA" experiences would be joining the service in August. Luckily, that changed today. Xbox Live's Director of Programming Larry Hryb just announced that Ashes Cricket, Space Hulk: Tactics, and more games are being added to the service in the coming days.

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Cricket 19 Comes to the Crease This May

Cricket 19 Comes to the Crease This May

From the developer of Ashes Cricket and Don Bradman Cricket.

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