Crackdown

One of the great open-world templates fails to come into focus in this well-meaning, if embattled, sequel.

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Crackdown 3 tech analysis: a console classic reborn?

Xbox One X, Xbox One S and PC versions tested.

You can't play Crackdown 3's competitive multiplayer with friends at launch

Party functionality to come with a post-launch update.

After multiple delays Crackdown 3 re-emerges with a firm release date

And our first look at multiplayer destruction.

XO18 Inside Xbox special live report

Acquisitions! Expansions! Some weird bit about Winnie the Pooh! All the news as it happened.

Microsoft details this weekend's two-hour X018 Inside Xbox live stream

Crackdown 3, Sea of Thieves, Forza 4, and more.

Crackdown 3 gets a lick of paint

A Sumo Digital production.

Crackdown delayed to 2019

UPDATE: Now coming February 2019, says Microsoft.

FeatureXbox Game Pass revives Xbox One's digital vision - without the evil

Microsoft kills game ownership and… it sort of makes sense?

Crackdown 3 delayed until spring 2018

"We want to ensure we deliver the right experiences all the way through."

Mark your calendar: Microsoft's Gamescom live show set for 20th August

Xbox One X, Age of Empires, Sea of Thieves and what else?

Clearing up confusion surrounding Crackdown 3 destruction

It was always going to be in multiplayer only.

FeatureThe big interview: Xbox boss Phil Spencer

On Xbox One X, exclusives and more.

Crackdown 3 will launch alongside Xbox One X in November

New gameplay revealed via Terry Crews.

FeatureThe safest pair of hands in video games

A snapshot of Sumo Digital as it prepares to step out of the shadows.

The Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusives due out in 2016

Gears of War 4! Crackdown 3! Sea of Thieves! More!

FeaturePhil Spencer on Xbox's big year

The importance of exclusives, PC, VR and more.

Microsoft Gamescom 2015 conference live report

Quantum Break! Scalebound! Crackdown! Halo Wars 2! All the news as it happened.

Don't expect to see Crackdown, Quantum Break or Scalebound at E3

Spencer: "There simply isn't enough time."

Don't call Crackdown on Xbox One Crackdown 3

Plus, Scalebound CGI trailer "is the game".

Microsoft's confusing Xbox One cloud message shifts to dedicated servers

"Xbox Live is the service. Dedicated servers is the benefit."