Crackdown 3’s Wrecking Zone multiplayer maps are being created by the best
While we only got a look at two maps during our session with Wrecking Zone, Microsoft did reveal to us that Certain Affinity are on-board to assist with creation and optimisation. Certain Affinity, if you don’t already know, is legendary in the first-person shooter industry, a studio formed by ex-Bungie staffers that specialises in competitive map designs. In other words, this is the team that you bring in to production when you want world-class level design and optimisation. The studio has worked on everything from Call Of Duty: Black Ops to Left 4 Dead, Halo: The Master Chief Collection to Doom, among many others. It has given us great confidence in what the developer is trying to achieve here.
Microsoft confirmed the two maps at XO18 in November last year. The first is called Blackout Zone, while the other is the intriguingly named Nova Station. One thing’s for sure, there’s unlikely to be much left standing of either map by the time you’ve finished wrecking them…