Hold on to your butts. Crackdown will be making a return on the Xbox One it seems, after Microsoft Game Studios boss Phil Spencer practically spilled the beans in a recent interview.
First off, the image of a Crackdown
agility orb that could be seen at Xbox One's May 21 reveal event? "It wasn't accidental. Definitely," he told IGN
, before revealing his love for the franchise and how Xbox One's cloud features could really help the open-world crime-buster.
is one of my favourite games, and not just because it's a Microsoft first-party game... No, I don't think Crackdown
is dead at all. It's a franchise that's still close to me... For me, the natural progression for a game like Crackdown
- and you see this showing up on our stage - is in these living, open worlds that live in the cloud."
The question now, is who will be developing the title? Crackdown 2
studio Ruffian Games has flat-out denied any involvement in a new Crackdown
project, and franchise creators RealTimeWorlds is no more.