The Crew is a revolutionary action-driving MMO, developed exclusively for next-gen consoles and high-end PCs that leverage new hardware capabilities to connect players online like never before. The Crew takes you and your friends on a wild ride across a massive, open-world recreation of the United States that is loaded with exciting...
User reviews: Mostly Positive (5,755 reviews)
Release Date: Dec 1, 2014

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June 25

July Patch Notes

Today, we’d like to give you a look at the main changes that will be applied to The Crew in our next major patch, coming on July 1st. Check out some of the highlights:

  • New Car - Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR
  • New PVP mode - The Crown
  • New Roulette system in PVP Lobby

Check out more of the patch notes click here

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June 12

Let it Snow Challenge

Hook up the snow chains on your favorite raid spec, you’ll be putting the pedal to the metal on the ski slopes!

From Friday, June 12th at 11 AM (GMT) until Monday, June 15th at 11 AM (GMT) you’ll be put in your favorite Raid spec in the ‘Let it Snow’ Faction mission. The mission is short, so make sure to optimize your runs, choose the right path and stay in control while drifting!

We’ll be rewarding the Top 50 on each of the following platforms: PS4, Xbox One and PC, so be sure to get your times in!

We’ll be rewarding based on score, so the better the score, the sweeter the reward.

The top 3 scores will win a Season Pass!
From the 4th to the 25th top scores, 100,000 Crew Credits.
From the 26th to the 50th top scores, 45,000 Crew Credits.

Please note that only Uplay-linked accounts are eligible for the rewards.

The Crew team

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Gold Edition

The Crew Gold Edition offers all of the great content included in the full game and access to exciting future content included with the Season Pass.

The first of four themed car packs, new missions, new stickers, and tuning kits will start rolling out to players in January 2015, with new PvP modes to follow shortly thereafter.


The Crew Season Pass includes:
  • Two exclusive cars – McLaren 12C and Ferrari 458 Speciale, available to Season Pass holders at launch.
  • One-week early access to all add-on car packs.
  • Four packs, 12 cars total:
    * Extreme Car Pack available January 2015, including performance cars perfect for exhilarating high-octane missions.
    * Speed Car Pack available February 2015, including sports cars finely tuned for speed racing.
    * Vintage Car Pack available March 2015, including vintage rides fashionable for missions set in iconic American locales.
    * Raid Car Pack available April 2015, including off-road vehicles recommended for missions on various types of terrain.
  • Official paint jobs and rims for each car.
  • Exclusive stickers delivered with each pack.

With the release of each add-on content pack included with the Season Pass, there will be new missions corresponding with each pack’s theme available to all players free of charge. New customization options, paint jobs, rims, interiors, and tuning specs will also be available from the in-game store.

About This Game

Your car is your avatar - fine tune your ride as you level up and progress through 5 unique and richly detailed regions of a massive open-world US. Maneuver through the bustling streets of New York City and Los Angeles, cruise down sunny Miami Beach or trek through the breathtaking plateaus of Monument Valley. Each locale comes with its own set of surprises and driving challenges to master. On your journey you will encounter other players on the road – all potentially worthy companions to crew up with, or future rivals to compete against. This is driving at its most exciting, varied and open.

Jump in and out seamlessly and build your crew of four through bonding or intense rivalry. Whether your objective is to take down a convoy or to escape the police, achieving it with friends ensures a fresh experience each time you join in.

The entire United States is your driving playground – all roads and everything in between. Every type of terrain imaginable is yours to master – from downtown city streets to suburbs, hillsides, cornfields, canyons, desert dunes or even race tracks.

Collect body and performance parts as you progress to customize and upgrade your licensed cars. Equip your ride with 5 different tuning specs (street, perf, dirt, raid, circuit) to adapt to different driving terrains. Choose from a wide range of perks to enhance your vehicle according to your driving style.

Continue the experience on iOS, Android tablets, and on the web. Track of your friends’ performance and fine tune your ride before taking it live to set new records, or send your crew on jobs while on-the-go to earn more XP and parts.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 (64bit only)
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.5 GHz or AMD Athlon II X4 620 @ 2.6 GHz (or better)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX260 or AMD Radeon HD4870 (512MB VRAM with Shader Model 4.0 or higher)
    • Hard Drive: 18 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard required, XBOX 360 controller optional (or compatible controller)
    • OS: Windows® 7, Windows® 8 and 8.1 (64-bit only)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.66 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 940 @ 3.0 GHz Recommended for 30FPS / Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.4 GHz or AMD FX-8150 @ 3.6 GHz Recommended for 60FPS
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX580 or AMD Radeon 6870 (1024MB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 ) Recommended for 30FPS / NVIDIA GeForce GTX670 or AMD Radeon 7870 (2048MB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0) Recommended for 60FPS
    • Hard Drive: 18 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible
    • Additional Notes: Peripherals Supported: Windows-compatible keyboard, mouse, racing wheel, headset, optional controller (Xbox One Controller or Xbox 360 Controller for Windows recommended) Multiplayer: 1024 kbps or faster broadband connection *Supported Video Cards at Time of Release: AMD Radeon™ HD 4870 / 5000 / 6000 / 7000 / R7 / R9 series, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 260 / 400 / 500 / 600 / 700 / TITAN series
Helpful customer reviews
1,381 of 1,576 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
177.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 3
Well. The Crew... I honestly was dying to get this game, and I dropped the $85 for the gold edition. I figured since I loved racing games to death that this would be the perfect fit for me. But boy was I wrong. I do have a lot of fun on it but beware, the car physics are horrible and the map is sub-par at best. You get this hype from looking at the game that it's going to be awesome with a gigantic map and tons of cities to drive through but then you get in and BAM, there's only 2 cities that are slightly like 10% close to the historic scale of it, and those two are LA and New York. The problems with those are they take up 1/4 of each region they're in. West Coast: 75% nothing, 25% LA. East Coast: roughly 40% New York and 60% Hills and forests. The handling in the game is sub-par too, which I kinda braced for knowing it was on a havok engine. But when you really get into it it's one of the single most disappointing things in the game. Most of the cars either handle like you're steering them with your feet or handle like you crank the wheel over on each turn even if you're trying to only follow slight contours in the road.

+The cars are nice
+The map is still nice despite the major lack of any cities between New York and LA
+Bonneville Salt Flats is acutally made to a barely historic scale (only for the speed area)
+Street cars handle pretty well
+Circuit cars are hilarious
+Circuit Silverado

-Miserable offroad physics because of the vehicle flipping limitations, Raid car physics leave a lot to be desired
-crash cutscenes are the most annoying things ever and tend to take ~15 seconds to go away
-Missions are subpar at best
-Campaign is linear and not even racing
-some of the fastest cars in the game are some of the slowest performance cars (Koe♥♥♥♥segg Agera R: 279 mph fullstock (amazing buff), and 219mph level 1299 perf tune. Real/recorded top speed: Nowhere near any of these at 263mph)
-Between LA and New York the cities are horrible and very half ♥♥♥♥♥, 90% of the giant cities that rival LA are just represented as small towns (Dallas, Washington DC, etc...)
-A lot of major cities aren't even represented in the game (Houston, Phoenix, Glendale, Palm Springs [I know it's in the game but that's like one house, palm springs is a pretty nice place], Denver, etc..)
-The game feels like minimal effort was put into it.
--Crashes every 1-3 hours, usually during something important like the end mission or a skill
--Graphics depend too heavily on shaders and shadowing, not real effort and modelling skills.
-Cops are kinda annoying but really not bad any more, updates changed the police and made them hilarious golf balls for Hummers.
-Tuning the H1 to Raid spec is horrible because it tunes it like a gas engine. The Duramax LLY diesel tuned to 600hp on a would NOT have only 700lb/ft of torque, it would EASILY be in the 4 digits (around 1,150ft/lb) for torque and it would be unstoppable. Work on diesel engines, then it gets my vote (granted it's an extremely small gripe because I still love the H1 to death ingame)
-Mapping is horrible, around Black Mount there are patches of trees floating 5 feet off the ground and trees growing in the middle of the train tracks that the train just drives through, and in New York the storm gutters in the tunnels underground have no collision meshes and your wheels get stuck underground if you hit that area.

My personal thoughts on this is they should put it as an early access game, not a full release game. This release is just.. For lack of better word, it's just not good, it's an incomplete game marketed as a full game.
If they announce they have no plans to do any major revamps I would never recommend this to any of my friends. All in all, The Crew pretty much turned out to be exactly what I hoped it wouldn't be, and that is just another overhyped game that isn't worth the money, destroyed by Ubisoft forcing the game developer to cut a lot of corners and release a broken game

EDIT: My view of the game went up a lot with the addition of the Mini with a circuit tune and a Ford Focus with a Raid tune (the 2 funniest cars in the game now) There were plenty of updates after that but I have neglected to mention them, but it's still not worth paying the full price for, anyone interested should get it while it's on sale.

Another edit: They fixed a lot of the AI issues, the races are extremely easy to win now if you play your cards right. The cops are like golf balls for Hummer golfing.

Still not worth the price tag, though.

Thank you for reading.

The game is getting better but it still leaves much to be desired.
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528 of 640 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
125.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 6
This game can be summed up into two words, "Wasted Potential".

The Good
- Large detailed map than can be driven for hours on end with little to no repetition

The Bad
-Sub par car selection
-Car/Driver levels are pointless as all races/racers will scale to you
- Cheap AI features that borders on cheating/hacking, they can move at impossible speeds, plow through obstacles with no slowdown, will rarely spin out while a slight nudge will send you flying
-Bad navigation system, so many times the navigation system will point me to an off-ramp only to curve back onto the highway, or will direct me through obstacles including walls

Simply put this is a lazy attempt by the devs, they did not put proper effort to make this game fun. Instead they took the cheap way out and its more frustrating than fun. It is not an MMO. They intend to fix the problems but this is just another game that follows the disturbing trend of releasing unfinished games for full price then slowly fixing it to be what it should have been. I wish i could get a refund and spend the money once I see a REAL COMPLETE game but i guess i just have to hope they actually do what I paid for.

EDIT: Please remember the history of the game that when i wrote this review it was a buggy mess, there have been updates and changes to it but I for one am finished with this game for now.
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337 of 450 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
22.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 3
For the most part I can IGNORE the BAD BAD BAD AWFUL AFWUL cop chases, car customization and stuff but I bought this game for my friend HOPING that we can play together. Never ever had it crossed my mind that my friend and I CAN'T PLAY TOGETHER this so called MMO. Pure crap! And the 50 euro price tag is a cruel joke. I can't begin to say how sorry I am to have payed for this game.
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351 of 471 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
26.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
THIS GAME IS NOT WORTH $70 dollars, I'd pay $20 bucks for this piece of crap. This is NOT the game we were advertised, the videos displayed showed a ♥♥♥♥ing fuctioning game with legitimatly good looking races.
-Only 40 cars
-cars are unbalanced, a 1967 chevy impala can apparently catch a 2013 ferrari, every nissan car dousn;t even have a top speed in this, and those cars that do have a top speed all have the same top speed save for a 10km here and there, example, 2011 mustang has 240km, BMW z4 250km, camaro 250km for both old and new.
-A.I are ♥♥♥♥♥, cars are super unbalanced when the A.I is driving, so many times I have seen a golf hit 300km an hour in less than a ♥♥♥♥ing eye blink, and their made of ♥♥♥♥ing adamantium, ford raptor beats a ferrari in speed but a ferrari knocks the raptor off the track like it was nothing, and the ♥♥♥♥ing cops, dousnt matter whether you have dirt tyres or road cops hit their top speed anywhere, ♥♥♥♥ing going vertical up a mountain, and they are always faster and beat your ♥♥♥ till you cry
-crew system broken, everytime I hop on my buddies are auto ejected from the crew and I must add them again and vice versa, and most time the invites and mission invites don't go through.
-♥♥♥♥ing story sucks, save lives and stop crime through street racing, ♥♥♥♥ off, we had enough of the rehashed ♥♥♥♥ with the fast an furious films
-♥♥♥♥ing Uplay, steam has to download the Uplay launcher to verify that you own the games, like they don't trust steam security, and so they can ram ♥♥♥♥ from their other games down your throat, ♥♥♥♥ing check the news for the crew on steam, there is none, you open the page and the two most recent things is a ♥♥♥♥ing apology basically for how ♥♥♥♥ unity was and the other is a ♥♥♥♥ing advertisement for computer parts, guess what Uplay/american gaming companies, not all you ♥♥♥♥ing customers are american, more than half live in Australia and other english countries and more also in countries like india, no one ♥♥♥♥ing cares about america, it's ♥♥♥♥, you cram your ♥♥♥♥ stained propaganda down every ♥♥♥♥ing countries throat, jsut once I would like a ♥♥♥♥ing game that is based in england or preferably australia, or just a game that was developed in another country, sick and ♥♥♥♥ig tired of american corporations ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ down the throats of consumers and saying their welcome, ♥♥♥♥ YOU CORPORATE ♥♥♥♥ NUGGETS!!!!!

-it's free roam...

Am not ashamed to admit I bought a game for a lot of money and it was complete ♥♥♥♥, just another ♥♥♥♥ up like watch dogs, seriously this is a major gaming company and ♥♥♥♥ing minor or unknown gaming companies can make better games in their basements like warframe, I don't know who ♥♥♥♥ing made it but they must not be a big company if they did't ram their ♥♥♥♥ing ♥♥♥♥♥♥ logo down our throats, and warframe is ♥♥♥♥ing free, this ♥♥♥♥ cost 70 bucks, or 87 for me in australia, so not worth it, bigger disapointment than an ebola outbreak. May god have mercy on Uplay, and whatever ♥♥♥♥ing mongoloid decided to release this game. And to all game developers, STOP RELEASING UNFINISHED GAMES, ♥♥♥♥ ALL THE LITTLE KIDS THAT WANT IT NOW, APPEAL TO YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE, HOLD THE GAME OFF UNTIL IT'S COMPLETE THEN GIVE IT TO US, GAME DEVELOPERS USE TO TREAT US THE CONSUMERS AS ACTUAL PEOPLE, NOW THEY TREAT US ALL LIKE ♥♥♥♥ING WALKING MONEY BAGS, NOT ALL OF US CAN AFFORD TO BUY YOUR GAMES AND WHEN WE MANAGE TO SCROUNGE TOGETHOR ENOUGH TO BUY IT WE EXPECT IT TO BE GOOD, I'D RATHER HAVE A SPIDEY MONKEY ♥♥♥♥ DOWN MY THROAT WHILST HAVING MY BALLS PULLED THROUGH A WOOD CHIPPER.
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165 of 217 people (76%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
140.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 13
Where to start ? ...

I gave my hope away on this game, I was expecting so much and it disapointed me.
Such a great map, good graphics and simcade driving, was everything I was looking for, to play with some friends, I was hoping with the updates they would fix the majority of bugs, and add some new stuff to the game, but no.
So far I think they released the beta version on the game, sometimes I even think the beta had less bugs then now, lol ..

Pros :
- Great map, it's really awesome;
- Graphics are good;
- Cockpit view, the interiors are well designed;
- Simcade driving is fun;
- Many specs ( Street, Dirt, Performance, Raid and Circuit ).

- Lack of cars, only 47 fullstock cars (if I'm not wrong.);
- Exterior car custimization is just poor:
- 200 rims ? And you get like the same rim with 3/5 different colors.
- The bumpers, some of them the only thing that changes is the headlights.
- Stickers, pre-made stickers that you can't even change the color of them;
- The MMO , ... when you launch the game you can see like 100 people on the same server as you, but while you are on free-roam you can see up to 8 people. That's like driving offline, with an option to PVP that will take you to a lobby with 4~8 people to race against.
- Cockpit view:
- When PVPing if there's no collison , the other player will just pass by your car and you won't be able to see nothing in from of you, only a black shade of your oponent.
- In cockpit view your mirrors don't work;
- AI , the AI is just impossible, if you are being chased by the police it's really hard to escape. You can go 400 km/h with a Circuit SLS on an Highway that a Ford Crown Victoria will chase you down.
- Some of the game physics are just out of this world:
- You get rammed by another player or a AI car your car just fly's away, you try to ram a cop you get stucked.
- You hit a fence or a pile of garbage on the sidewalk you lose like 10/20 km/h;
- PVPing, sometimes you need to wait 5 minutes to join a lobby to get rammed mostly.
- In PVP the lobby leader (the player with most wins) is the one who dictates wich track you are going to play and the settings, with or without traffic/collision, instead of being choosen by a vote among the lobby players.


And there's the Crew Credits, that for me it's neutral, in my point of view they are there to help people that lack of time to "farm" money to buy a car that they like, or parts of it, for people that buy the game to play 3/5hours a week.
Because you can easily make money doing pvp races (15~18k bucks each race and with perks the most expensive car is like 708k), you can buy all the cars and parts without having to buy the CC's.

Should you buy the game?
- Yes, if you are into this type of games, but buy it heavly discounted.
- No, if you buying it full price, because for the price that they are asking for it they should give players way more stuff and not this.

To me this was the most expensive "early-acess" that I've ever bought.
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