Activision is staying on top of the hype for Fast and Furious 6 by putting out a high tension, action-packed racing video game. Fast and Furious Showdown is driving onto all the gaming consoles that matter, plus it's coming out on May 21, 2013 for the low price of $39.99. Here's five facts facts you need to know about this somewhat unknown racer.
1. The Game Bridges The Storyline's Together for The Earlier Movies
This 3D racer won't follow the storyline for the latest film; it will instead focus on the plots of the earlier films in the series. This game's plot offers a story arc that connects the events of the fifth feature film from 2011 and the upcoming sixth release. The game will offer racing, as well as action segments that involve shooting from the passenger's seat of a moving vehicle. Players will also be able to customize their vehicles. Fast and Furious Showdown will release on the PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii U. The portable 3DS version will play and look much differently from its bigger console counterparts.
2. The Game Includes Co-Op
Two players will be able to tackle the game's 31 missions. As for those who prefer single-player, an A.I.-controlled partner will aid you during the game's wild skirmishes. A Challenge Mode allow's players to beat other online players' high scores for each mission.
3. Vin Diesel and Paul Walker Won't Be Playable
Unfortunately, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker won't reprise their on-screen roles for the video game version of the movie series they're most known for.
4. The Achievements/Trophies List Has Been Released
There are 50 in-game goals that players can achieve through the Trophies/Achievements system. Xbox 360 Achievements posted up the full list of achievements being served up for this high-octane racing game.
5. A Fast and Furious Game Is Coming Out on iOS Platforms
A portable iOS game (Fast and Furious 6) has already been released. Check out the video game trailer above and the full game description below:
Fast & Furious 6: The Game by Kabam
Step into the world of Fast & Furious 6. Earn cash and the respect of the "Fastest" drivers as you drift and drag through the London street scene. Join the Fast & Furious crew as they prepare to take on a series of jobs in an all new heist mode. Fast & Furious 6: The Game takes the mobile racing genre to greater heights with stunning graphics, new game modes, addictive challenges and intense full-throttle missions that dare you to exceed all limits.
JOIN THE FAST & FURIOUS 6 CREW
Take down an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers to earn respect as you drift and drag through the streets of London.
Collect, customize and upgrade a slew of high end licensed vehicles that range from the classic 1970 Dodge Charger to the super cars of today - all featuring stunning graphics.
PULL OFF ONE LAST JOB, OR TWO
Earn big cash and unlock the next tier upgrades in heists with the Fast & Furious 6 crew
Jump into tournaments or join a crew and take on the world by dominating the global leaderboards