Fast & Furious Crossroads Launch ‘Uncertain’ in Wake of F9 Film Delay – IGN
Slightly Mad Studios’ Fast & Furious Crossroads may not launch in May 2020 as originally planned, Codemasters has revealed in a note to investors, via GamesRadar.Citing the fact that Universal Pictures has delayed the release of F9 until April 2021 (11 months later than originally scheduled), Codemasters has admitted “[t]iming for the launch of [Fast & Furious Crossroads] is now uncertain.”“Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe is working closely with our partners at Universal Games and Digital Platforms regarding the F9 film’s newly announced theatrical release date of April 2021,” continues the Codemasters statement. “While not directly tied to the film, news and updates pertaining to the Fast & Furious Crossroads game will be shared once they become available.”
“The development team at Slightly Mad Studios and Codemasters will continue to finalise the Game as planned.”
Screens – Fast and Furious Crossroads
Fast & Furious Crossroads was announced during The Game Awards in December 2019 by franchise stars Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez, who will also be playing their Fast characters Dom and Letty in the game itself. The project was first hinted at back in 2017.
Fast & Furious Crossroads and Project CARS developer Slightly Mad Studios was acquired by Codemasters in November 2019.
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