New cross-platform racer will launch in tandem with the latest movie.
According to online reports, Activision is jumping into yet another big movie franchise. Fast & Furious Showdown was listed on an EB Games Australia site for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. The game promises to deliver the definitive Fast & Furious experience of racing, heists and teamwork. In Fast and Furious nature, it’s all about the crew. Every mission is played cooperatively, either with a friend or A.I. Actress Gina Carano talks about the new Universal Pictures movie in the exclusive video below.
Heists, hijacks and shootouts combine in a storyline that ties events from Fast 5 and earlier movies to the upcoming Fast 6 movie. Gamers can play through the story taking on various roles, and switch it up as you please. Take on skill-based high scoring challenges on your own or cooperatively with a buddy, and compare your results against your friends list.
There will be 31 missions spread over eight chapters and set in eight locations from around the globe. Objectives include:
Get to Location – get to a target location as quickly as possible
Transport – transport a person, vehicle or item to a target location
Win Race - win a street race by finishing in 1st place
Catch Vehicle – catch up with an escaping vehicle
Survive Pursuit – survive a police or gang pursuit
Protect Vehicle – protect a target vehicle from being destroyed
Enter Vehicle – get your character inside the back of a moving vehicle
Wreck Objectives/vehicles – wreck target objects or vehicles
Avoid Detection – travel past security cameras at high speed
Rescue Teammate – rescue a teammate in distress
Hijack Vehicle – hijack a target car
Steal Cargo – steal cargo from a moving vehicle