PvP and Demolition Derby give The Crew 2 a much-needed shot within the arm
It is the second The Crew 2 gamers have been ready for since launch: PvP is in! Whereas it is at all times been attainable to goof off with different gamers in Ubisoft’s miniaturized United States sandbox, now we will go head-to-head. What’s extra, there is a new Demolition Derby mode, and it is among the many most enjoyable I’ve had with the sequel. In the event you preferred the outlandish monster truck trick occasions, you may really feel proper at residence.
For straight-up PvP, there’s little or no barrier to entry.
You solely have to have unlocked the primary HQ (which occurs shortly into The Crew 2), and everybody’s automobiles can be scaled to their maxed-out degree in hopes of making a good enjoying subject. PvP is damaged into two classes: the “Race” playlist accommodates Avenue Race and Hypercar occasions, whereas the “Combine” playlist adjustments each day and “attracts from all the sport’s disciplines, besides Drag Race and Air Race.”
You and as much as seven different rivals will vote on a set of randomized occasions as soon as you have chosen your most well-liked playlist. Fairly simple. If a match is an actual nail-biter and also you need a redo, there is a “Revenge” choice. As for rating, The Crew 2‘s PvP makes use of a League system spanning Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. “League factors are gained or misplaced in accordance with your efficiency in occasions, with the precise quantity depending on yours and your opponents’ present rank,” in accordance with Ubisoft.
The opposite main characteristic is Demolition Derby which, once more, is a blast. It is a new self-discipline in The Crew 2, which means there are a number of occasions underneath the Demolition Derby banner. The wanting it’s that you’re going to smash into different automobiles till they crumble and take a look at to not get crushed by trap-like obstacles. It is tremendous chaotic and arcadey. I did not have significantly excessive expectations coming in, however it delivers.
Different patch highlights embody “extra real looking” adjustments to collisions with visitors and static parts within the setting; tweaks to Rally Raid dealing with; a brand new illumination system so gamers aren’t completely blind at evening; each day contracts that dish out credit; and full key remapping for automobiles on PC.
You possibly can skim by way of the total PvP and Demolition Derby patch notes over right here. They’re intensive.