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Cricket 19: The Official Game of the Ashes planned for Switch

Posted on March 7, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Big Ant Studios today announced Cricket 19: The Official Game of the Ashes, which is coming to Switch in May.

The title will feature all formats of the international game, both men’s and women’s teams, and all host venues. Specsavers Ashes, fully licensed for both England and Australia, will be included. Big Ant Studios is also promising intelligent AI, new features, and more.

We have the following overview and trailer for the game:

Deep enhancements to the AI engine mean that the opposition is more realistic than ever before. When bowling, the AI will suss out your player and team’s weaknesses, and target that with a concentrated bowling strategy. When batting, the AI will rotate the strike to protect weaker players, and actively look for gaps in the field.

New features to be added to Cricket 19 include a scenario mode, which allows players to recreate the greatest matches in history, and then share them online to challenge other players to achieve difficult run-chases, or play out a draw from a disastrous situation. Enhancements to the career mode build a story around your player; how you look in the news headlines affects your potential career trajectory.

For the first time ever, a deep, rich cricket simulation will also be playable on the go. Cricket 19 will be available on the Nintendo Switch, allowing you to play both single player and multiplayer anywhere, anytime.

Cricket 19: The Official Game of the Ashes will be getting additional information about new features and gameplay later.

Source: Big Ant Studios PR

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