Crackdown 3 secures February 15 release for Xbox One and PC

Following several hefty delays since its 2014 unveiling, Crackdown 3 has resurfaced at the Xbox "X018" event in Mexico City. With the upcoming Xbox-exclusive shooter entering the final stages of development, Microsoft has finally committed to its new launch date – February 15, 2019.

Crackdown 3's last major delay shifted the game from spring 2018 into next year, adding further polish and features amid multiple delays. While the project has been pushed back multiple times, Microsoft has now promised a new planned release, packing both single-player and multiplayer modes.

At X018, Crackdown 3's "Wrecking Zone" multiplayer mode debuted, backed by cloud computing. For a deeper dive into Crackdown 3, don't miss our fresh pre-release hands-on impressions.

Crackdown 3 multiplayer hands-on preview: Cloud, combat, and concerns

Matt Brown

Matt Brown was formerly a Windows Central's Senior Editor, Xbox & PC, at Future. Following over seven years of professional consumer technology and gaming coverage, he’s focused on the world of Microsoft's gaming efforts. You can follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.