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Ubisoft makes The Crew available for free

By Daniel Perez, Sep 14, 2016 8:46am PDT

As part of its 30th anniversary, Ubisoft has made its open-world racing game, The Crew, available for free on PC.


"It was pretty bad but right now the client is fine. You should give it another go"

- Horn see all 13 comments

The Crew dev studio acquired by Ubisoft

By Daniel Perez, Oct 05, 2015 10:03am PDT

The Crew is now officially a part of the Ubisoft family. Just in time for The Crew Wild Run.


"Game was pretty lame. Couldn't get any car to drive straight if my life depended on it. It was a ..."

- rtricoche see all 7 comments

Gamescom 2015: The Crew Wild Run rides in with new trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2015 2:20am PDT

The Crew Wild Run has taken it to the extreme over at Gamescom 2015 with a new trailer.


"So I need to get this lame expansion, to get a graphical update to a game I already own? Nice one!"

- rtricoche see all 2 comments

The Crew gets Vintage Live Update and free trial

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 24, 2015 10:30am PDT

The Crew owners are getting a new free update, while those that have yet to take a ride with Ubisoft's new racer can pick up a free trial.


"I'm telling you, the game just doesn't have staying power. They'd have to make that game free to ..."

- rtricoche see all 2 comments

The Crew Live Update adds Vintage Cars

By Steven Wong, Mar 19, 2015 11:55am PDT

The Crew releases its Vintage Car Pack today alongside an update that includes new missions, mods, and game mode.


"Only Ubisoft would release a driving game where the driving feels wrong."

- Alastayr see all 4 comments

The Crew feels a need for new Speed Live Update

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 16, 2015 10:05am PST

The Crew is getting its next free content update today with the new Speed Live Update, along with some new cars in the not-so-free Speed Car Pack DLC.


"Anyone figure out how to make your cars NOT fishtail. I cant get any car not to do this no ..."

- rtricoche see all 3 comments

The Crew gets 'Extreme' with free Extreme Live Update

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 3:00pm PST

The Crew is getting some new mission content today with the free Extreme Live Update, deploying alongside the Extreme Car Pack DLC.


"Ill settle for a game that's fun and with soul. This is a VERY mechanically sound game that hits ..."

- rtricoche see all 2 comments

The Crew Review: Racing Back to the Caution

By Daniel Perez, Dec 11, 2014 6:00am PST

The Crew is quite the ambitious undertaking by a brand-new development studio that offers some fresh ideas for racing games, but it hits a few bumps and roadblocks along the way. Our review.


"Played Rivals to death on 360, then bought it again on PS4 this past black Friday...I'm tempted ..."

- Ghostman2k78 see all 9 comments

The Crew revs up open beta on November 25

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 20, 2014 10:30am PST

The Crew has an open beta period lined up just before the holiday weekend on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.


"firmly on the fence for this one, I'm glad there's going to be a beta. I wish more games had ..."

- Dravenport see all 2 comments

The Crew 'Season Pass' detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2014 10:45am PST

Ubisoft has detailed the Season Pass contents for their upcoming racer, The Crew.


The Crew's next closed beta drives in on November 6

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 9:30am PDT

The Crew is rolling out another closed beta, this time for console audiences. The beta will run from November 6-10.


The Crew delayed to December 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 06, 2014 11:27am PDT

The Crew won't make its scheduled November road trip, needing a few more weeks in the garage.


"you know you can just play games on pc if it bothers you that much"

- godm0de see all 6 comments

The Crew gets social with PvP video

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2014 12:00pm PDT

The Crew is banking on its social features helping it stand out, with a new video showing off some of the game's PvP modes.


The Crew impressions: Cooperative competition takes you by surprise

By Steven Wong, Aug 05, 2014 2:00pm PDT

We got hands-on with The Crew at the Ubisoft Summer Showcase event and put our driving skills (or lack thereof) to the test. Check out how the game ended up winning us over.


"As much as I want to get or play this game, the fact that ubisoft is in it puts me off."

- aSheepamongWolves see all 5 comments

The Crew's creative director discusses instanced multiplayer and customization

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 04, 2014 9:45am PDT

The Shacknews video crew spent last week in New York City and stopped to talk to The Crew's creative director, Julian Gerighty, about the MMO racer's instanced multiplayer, customization options, the progression system, and more.