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  • Summary: CROSSOUT is the post-apocalyptic MMO Action game. Craft your unique battle machines from dozens of interchangeable parts, ride them directly into combat and destroy your enemies in explosive PvP online battles.
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  1. CD-Action
    Jul 6, 2018
    80
    A doubtlessly original title that offers a lot of fun through very extensive options of building, customizing and optimizing vehicles but could benefit from faster progression. [06/2018, p.52]
  2. Feb 28, 2018
    75
    There’s a lot to like about Crossout: the vehicular action shooter combines fast gameplay with a really good editor and a solid crafting system. The graphics are good and the damage model is even better. Sadly, there is no crafting tutorial, the background story is rather weak and most of the time the AI is disappointingly stupid.
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 14
  2. Negative: 4 out of 14
  1. Oct 5, 2018
    10
    Great looking graphics, proper physics engine, creating your own vehicles, tons of content - what else would you want from a free game?
  2. Oct 5, 2018
    10
    Really great fast paced vehicle combat game.

    Building vehicles is really great, theres a huge amount of parts and it does feel like u can
    Really great fast paced vehicle combat game.

    Building vehicles is really great, theres a huge amount of parts and it does feel like u can really make what u want. Theres great variety on the weapons even including things like deployable drones and turrets aswell as modules like scopes and radars to add.

    Parts are shot off of ur vehicle so how u build it is very important to how well it functions. Smart design can really help ur performance.
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  3. May 9, 2018
    9
    На раннем этапе разработки, это была сырая игра. Но сейчас, она на очень достойном уровне. Это очень крутая игра на данный момент. ВсемНа раннем этапе разработки, это была сырая игра. Но сейчас, она на очень достойном уровне. Это очень крутая игра на данный момент. Всем фанатам игры Ex-Machina особенно советую! Expand
  4. Apr 21, 2018
    5
    Decent idea flawed by poor match making and repetitive maps. It is common to have 2-3k ps(power score) matches with 5-7k players involved andDecent idea flawed by poor match making and repetitive maps. It is common to have 2-3k ps(power score) matches with 5-7k players involved and vice versa. Since AI bots fill in slots (8 vs 8) players don't fill it's hard to make the argument low player base is the reason. The only conclusion one can reach is the developers want relatively new players to get steam rolled by things they cant even scratch in the hopes they drop $. If there was anything todo in the game beyond endless matches on the same maps this might be mitigated. But to date not so much. Likely if this trend continues through release there wont be a player base beyond the handful of whales and grinders it has now. Give this one a pass. Expand
  5. Aug 21, 2017
    5
    Crossout is an innovative, fast-paced multiplayer car-combat game from the folks who developed War Thunder. It's quite an achievement, but inCrossout is an innovative, fast-paced multiplayer car-combat game from the folks who developed War Thunder. It's quite an achievement, but in its current state has a near-fatal flaw. More on that momentarily.

    In Crossout, the players are survivors of an unspecified apocalypse, roaming the wastelands in their welded-together scrap cars. If this sounds like a movie involving Roads and Warriors, well, yeah. Players alternately compete and cooperate to fight other players or server-controlled opponents in matches that never take more than a few minutes to complete. In most cases the player teams are chosen randomly for each match based upon the "power score" of the car the player has assembled; you can be teamed with someone in one match and shooting his face off with an 88mm cannon two minutes later.

    As players level they gain more and more junk parts to assemble their cars. There is also an in-game marketplace where players buy and sell the junk they earn and the pieces they craft. Building an endless number of variations of combat cars is half the fun of the game, and the build interface is excellent. The market is where high-powered car pieces and weapons can be bought and sold, and this is primarily where the pay-aspect comes in. While players who do not pay can earn plenty of in-game currency, your real dollars buy more such currency. Aside from cosmetic differences, there is really nothing you can buy with real money that you can't eventually buy with what you earn just for playing the game. This is the best mix of free-to-play and microtransaction I have seen in a game like this; anyone that tells you that it's "pay to win" is just plain lying. It's pay-to-be-impatient, and a good player with mediocre gear can easily slaughter a player whose only skill is buying credits.

    You know a game has decent balance when nobody agrees on what's "overpowered". The game is also fairly stable; on my Windows installation it's never crashed. The only technical problems have been glitches in the "matchmaker" (it's no fun to be the 2000-power guy in a match in which everyone else is 5000 or better), and occasional networking problems on the server end.

    This would be one of the best games out there, especially as it can be well-played completely free, except...

    ...except for your fellow players.

    The chat in Crossout is toxic. There's no other way to describe it. Rampant anti-semitism, homophobia, aggressive trash-talk and empty (but graphic) threats are all a near-constant. The in-game moderators are seldom present (or are playing rather than moderating), and are extremely inconsistent in their application of the chat rules; some are strict, others seem to be as much a part of the problem as the trolls they are supposed to be moderating. As the worst they seem to do is to mute someone from chat, there is no incentive for a player to respect a moderator; indeed, it is common to see people openly telling the moderators to f-off and taunting them, daring them to chat-ban them for a WHOLE HOUR. Coupled with a terms-of-service that tries to forbid players from discussing any interactions with the moderators (catch me if you can, Gaijin!), it all adds up to an experience that is as hostile as any X-box chat you will encounter.

    Seriously, if anything kills Crossout it will be the fact that the trolls, not the moderators, control the game. This is a pity, because Crossout could otherwise be one of the greats. The gameplay is there; the good balance between free-to-play and microtransactions is there; the technical and graphics are there. The will to control the screaming teenagers-in-mind is not. The hope is that Gaijin addresses this and grows the proverbial pair, and if they do I will happily reward them with dollars that won't help me win matches. Until then, I'm couch-surfing their game until frustration exceeds fun... which may be sooner rather than later.
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  6. Nov 9, 2018
    5
    Excellent game spoiled by monetization. -f2p review-
    Theme and mechanics of the game are great. Creating a driveable combat vehicle out of
    Excellent game spoiled by monetization. -f2p review-
    Theme and mechanics of the game are great. Creating a driveable combat vehicle out of random parts of other cars you've found and gathering a big scrapheap to craft surprisingly effective and safe weaponry is executed very well and allows very unique designs. The combat is well made, giving options to plays from far-off artillery cannon to fast ambush melee brawler. Combat areas are also good, having varied maps with good balance of tight corners to hide behind to more open areas for doing mad donuts around your opponents. Combat mechanics are very much excellent and play very well with the construction mechanics. Larger weapons feel impactful, with deafening near hits to the fact, that if you bolt a 57mm cannon on top of your fast and light buggy, it's gonna flip! Damage mechanics are also nice as you can take some damage, and only the armor pieces fall off, but you are still fine. Tiers are quite durable, but you can loose them and be forced to limp on with less than ideal number of them, but you can again innovate a vehicle that only needs 1 working tier to wiz around the map.

    Where the game fails is on the money side. I tested the game as a free-to-play capacity only, so take that to consideration. Going f2p means ungodly amount of grind, as making parts yourself requires dozens of matches due to pitiful amount of scrap you earn per match and one gun doesn't go very far, you need at least 2-4 AND 4 tyres if you go the traditional design! Even if that wasn't enough, lending a workbench to craft from your very hard earned scrap to useable pieces cost premium currency. Luckily you can sell self-made parts to other players and earn your P-currency, but that means more scrap, more matches, more grind!

    This is another case of excellent vehicle building and combat game made by a studio, who clearly have a whole lot of experience of making many successful vehicle combat games, stifled by the company greed of today. If only they has made f2p more rewarding by just slightly tuning up the scrap rewards, it wouldn't feel like gathering pennies from the street. If they fix this on a later date, this game has a chance to be one of the great, but the window is closing quick.
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  7. Dec 30, 2018
    0
    just had 95% of my gear deleted after putting hundreds of hours in because i didnt want to pay for packs, dont even bother with this scam

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