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Xbox Series X

Cricket 22 The Official Game Of The Ashes

PLU: 3665962011647
Format - Xbox Series X
Genre - Sport
Rating - G
Consumer Advice - General, online interactivity
Release Date - 25/11/21
Pre-Order Price Guarantee

When you pay for your pre-order upfront and the price drops before release day you will be refunded the difference shortly after release.

When will I get my pre-order?

Pre-order now to get exclusive access to the Cricket 22 THE NETS CHALLENGE!

This digital bonus includes early access to:
- Cricket 22 nets training
- Batting and Bowling mini-games
- Online leaderboards
- You will be issued an exclusive code within 3 business days upon pre-ordering for the Nets Challenge, playable from 12th October* until launch of the full game on the 25th November.

*Date may be subject to change

Get an exclusive first look at Cricket 22 in action! As a bonus for pre-ordering, you’ll be able to get access (closer to launch date) to this hands-on experience with the new batting and bowling features that you’ll be playing with in the game. Get a feel for the unprecedented accuracy and authenticity that will be at your fingertips with both bat and ball.

Be first to test drive both batting and bowling!
With the Cricket 22 THE NETS CHALLENGE, you will be able to drop into the iconic MCG for the full nets experience. Test your mettle in batting against spin and pace bowling, or work on your bouncers, yorkers, or leg breaks. 

Online leaderboards
Play a batting mini-game for points, and score that early Cricket 22 victory by placing yourself on a global leaderboard. Go for weekly glory in the leadup to the full game release, and compare your best efforts with your friends via the dedicated friends leaderboard.

The next generation of cricket is here - better, bigger, bolder than ever!

Cricket 22 delivers the most robust, substantial game of cricket that fans have ever seen. Enjoy the full licensed Ashes contest – the pinnacle of the long-standing rivalry between Australia and England. In addition, contest Australia’s big-hitting Big Bash T20 competition, the hugely innovative The Hundred in England, the tropical party of the CPL in the Caribbean, and take to the international field of battle with fully-licensed teams from Australia, England, The West Indies, New Zealand and Ireland. 

And, in keeping with Big Ant’s commitment to equality and equal representation, both the Men’s and Women’s games have been replicated across all of Cricket 22.

Cricket 22 also features a bevy of new innovations, including:

All-new bowling and fielding controls; whether it’s a feisty fast bouncer, or the satisfying “snap” as you hurl the ball from the infield for a precision run-out, Cricket 22 features refined, tight controls that enable you to play your best game of cricket.

A deep, narrative-driven career mode; you are in control on and off the field. You manage your training and press conferences, deal with injuries, and decide your path towards international glory!

It’s the most accessible cricket game yet; New to Cricket? Cricket 22 makes it easier to get into the game than ever before, with a completely overhauled series of tutorials and first-time user experience. Cricket 22 is the most detailed simulation of the sport that Big Ant has ever created, and thanks to these tutorials we’ll have you out there batting and bowling like a pro in no time.

An all-new commentary team; Cricket 22 brings a star-studded commentary team, featuring Michael Atherton, Ian Healy, Mel Jones, Alison Mitchell and David Gower. Every shot will be called with greater depth and analysis than ever before, and for the first time ever in a sports game, there will be an all-women commentary team, further deepening the representation of women in the Cricket 22 experience.

The best-looking cricket ever; Cricket 22 takes full advantage of the capabilities of the latest generation of hardware. Not only does the game load with blinding speed, getting you into the action more quickly than ever before, it also includes a full suite of visual updates, including incredible real-time ray tracing elements, providing the most visually realistic game of cricket ever seen.

Primary Format - GamesXbox Series X
Game GenreSport
Consumer AdviceGeneral, online interactivity
Game developerBigAnt Studio
Game publisherBigAnt Studio
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Release Date - 25/11/21
Release Date - 25/11/21
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^Discounts apply to most recent previous ticketed/advertised price. As we negotiate on price, products are likely to have sold below ticketed/advertised price in stores prior to the discount offer. Prices may differ at airport & express stores.