Here’s some pre-release gameplay for Ashes Cricket, due for release on November 16th. It’s dawned on me that it’s worth pointing out this is somebody else’s video, before anybody gets the impression that’s me spouting insight about the game. One completely random thing that I noticed amongst some really encouraging stuff in this clip, is that the batsmen’s feet don’t seem to disappear into the ground as they did in Don Bradman Cricket 17!
As mentioned before, I’m led to believe that you can do everything you could on DBC 17, for example: Career mode, custom leagues and tournaments as well as players and kits etc. You’re not just limited to playing the 2017-18 Ashes!
According to the clip, there’s 32 face scanned Australian players and 28 English. This should help clarify concerns regarding the composition of the on-disc squads prior to implementing any customisation.
The suggestion in the video is that the game has become easier. I previously read that the lower levels are more arcade like but the harder skill levels are still tough. Big Ant are bound to have toned things down a little as they try to attract the casual pick up and play gamer via the Ashes tag but I seriously hope this game hasn’t been dumbed down too much. The beauty of the Don Bradman games was that they were demanding!