The explosively popular franchise built on speed is heading to console, as Activision announced that they plan to launch Fast & Furious: Showdown.

The game was developed through a license deal with Universal Partnerships & Licensing, and will be available to players, coinciding with the Fast & Furious 6 theatrical release in May, 2013. Fast & Furious: Showdown delivers an adrenaline-packed experience on Xbox 360, PlayStation3, Nintendo’s Wii U and 3DS, and Windows PC.

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In true Fast & Furious form, players will get behind the wheel of the some of the hottest vehicles and race across epic locations around the globe. Players can team up through two-player co-op, and take part in a collection of high-stakes driving missions. The game provides the ability to switch between key roles from driver, gunman, tactician, to daredevil. Players can also build and modify their dream car with a variety of fantastic upgrades and performance perks.  Also included is a Challenge Mode in which players can test their skill at completing over-the-top objectives and an online leaderboard allows racers to compare challenge scores with friends and gamers around the world for ultimate bragging rights.



Fast & Furious: Showdown will be available 24th May, 2013 and the game is rated PEGI 12.