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Crash Team Rumble (2023) is a fighting game where teams compete to get the most fruit. You run and jump through stages, shooting and attacking enemy players to stop them from getting fruit back to their base while trying to collect and secure fruit yourself. It's this fruit-collecting dichotomy, paired with fast-paced combat, that makes it a unique take on the brawling genre where excellent teamwork and communication are just as essential as skill.

You can play as Crash, his enemy Dingodile, and a host of other famous faces from the Crash Bandicoot games, and play in team matches of up to four-versus-four on a selection of different stages. The gameplay revolves around finding and collecting fruit and bringing it back to your team's zone, where it gets added to your score. You also fight players from the opposing team, using a variety of long and short-range weapons to defeat them in fast-paced combat and steal their fruit.

Each character has their own unique skills and abilities, which can help out in a number of different scenarios, be that in traversal or combat, and utilising them to the fullest extent can help give your team the edge. Learning the layout of each stage and the best places to go to for defence, attack, and fruit collection can also help you overcome the other team. Working together as an effective team, where each person has different roles, each playing to that member's strengths, is essential; communication and planning a good strategy can be just as important, if not more important, than sheer skill.

The result is a novel twist on the fighting genre that combines fast-paced and frenetic fights with item collection and teamwork to create a unique game where deciding as a group on ambitious and experimental strategies is paramount to success.

Our examiner, Ben Kendall, first checked Crash Team Rumble 18 months ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated a year ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Fighting and Traversal game with Platform and Shooting elements. You can play this by yourself or as a 8-player online game. You can play in up to 4v4 competitive matches with friends online.

Cross-Play: Play across all systems.

 
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Content Rating

Rated PEGI 7 for mild violence that lacks any apparent harm or injury to human-like and fantasy characters. When hit by another player, characters react in a comical and non-realistic manner. For example, stars circle their heads, or they're flattened like a pancake but then pop back up again. When defeated, characters fall to the ground and briefly remain visible while their spirit - showing wings and a halo or a skull and bones - floats above them. After this brief animation, characters simply disappear in a puff of smoke and respawn at their team’s base.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Rated for younger players in Australia. Rated General (G) for Very Mild Violence.

Skill Level

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. You need to work as a team and communicate important information clearly, and quick and precise reactions and fast thinking are also required.

Account Rating

  • You need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.

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There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • You need a subscription to play online:
    • You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
    • You need to purchase a Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
 
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DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 20/06/2023

Out Now: PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1 (8 online)

Genres: Fighting, Traversal (Platform and Shooting)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon

Developer: Activision (@Activision)


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