Nacon and Big Ant Studios have confirmed that Cricket 22 is officially coming. The game is a follow-up to Cricket 19 and is going to come with improved graphics, all the major teams, and far more content compared to its predecessors. Because of this, there's plenty of information about the upcoming title to digest, which is why we took the liberty of rounding up everything that there is you need to know about Cricket 22.
What is Cricket 22?
Cricket 22 is the official video game of the 2021-22 Ashes series and a sequel to the 2017 game, Ashes Cricket, as well as Cricket 19. Big Ant is the developer of Cricket 22, with Nacon publishing the game.
When is the release date of Cricket 22?
According to the game's developers, Cricket 22 will be available to play on November 25, 2021. The release comes just in time for the Ashes Series in Australia this December. Interested players can already pre-order Cricket 22 now.
What's new in Cricket 22?
As expected from a licensed title, you can expect to see a lot of things from the official real-life games in Cricket 22. We're talking about the Caribbean Premier League, The Hundred, the Bashes, and even the Sheffield Shield. There's also an all-woman commentary team, a better career mode, as well as major arenas and stadiums found in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Another big advantage that Cricket 22 will have over the older titles is that it will load much faster and it is built with next-gen consoles such as the Xbox Series S/X and PS5 in mind.
Which platforms will Cricket 22 release on?
Is there a Cricket 22 trailer available?
Yes. There is. The lack of a trailer for weeks made fans worry that Big Ant might delay Crickett 22. However, just today, Big Ant dropped a new trailer for Cricket 22 showcasing the controls and game mechanics of the game. This suggests that Cricket 22 is going to release on November 25, 2021, as intended.