Ubisoft’s ‘The Crew 2’ Revs Up Your Game With “Hot Shots” Update

Ubisoft decided to turn their high-octane racing game The Crew 2 up to 11 with the release of the Hot Shots expansion, which unlocks a bunch of new rides, new playgrounds, and a ton of new customization options!

Let’s check out the official press release from Ubisoft and see what’s under the hood:





Free Weekend Will Run April 25 – 28

SAN FRANCISCO – April 24, 2019 – Today, Ubisoft announced that The Crew® 2 Hot Shots, the third free update brought to Ubisoft’s open world motorsports game, The Crew® 2, will be available on April 24 on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X and Windows PC.

The Crew® 2 Hot Shots update introduces a new version of the LIVE Summit, a weekly PvE competition where Icon-level players take on nine activities selected among the game’s wide range of playgrounds and fan-favorite disciplines such as Street Racing and Hypercar, to win new exclusive vehicles.

Ubisoft's 'The Crew 2' Revs Up Your Game With "Hot Shots" Update
//Credit: Ubisoft

Debuting for the first time on consoles and PC, the new Bugatti Divo, celebrating the 110th anniversary of the brand  will be part of the six new elite vehicles available for players to access on April 24.

Beginning April 24, Season Pass owners will get seven day early access to two new additional vehicles – the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X – 2014 and the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – 2009 – as part of the game’s monthly vehicle drop.

The update will also feature more than 40 new customization items, including colored smoke, custom tires and text emotes, brand-new unique challenges, additional Skills and in-game activities such as photo quests.

To coincide with the The Crew® 2 Hot Shots release, The Crew® 2 will offer a free weekend from April 25 – 28. During this time, players will have access to the full game and can test their skills on all events. The game will be available for purchase at a discount of up to 70 percent off of the game and 50 percent off of the season pass. Progression from the free weekend will carry over to the full game purchase. For more information on The Crew® 2 free weekend, including the sale dates per platform, please visit: https://thecrewgame.com/freeweekend.

Developed by Ubisoft Ivory Tower,* a studio based in Lyon, France, The Crew® 2 lets players experience the thrill of the American motorsports spirit inside a fully redesigned USA. The game’s playground pushes physical boundaries to let driving and open world fans test their skills in nonstop competition and exploration. From coast to coast, drivers can explore America and compete to become the greatest motorsports champion by collecting a wide variety of exotic cars, bikes, boats and planes, and dominating the motorsports scene on the land, on the water and in the air. They can find challenges and inspiration among four different motorsports families: street racing, off-road, pro-racing and freestyle, and will be given a broad set of options among a wide selection of vehicle types.

For the latest news on The Crew® and all of Ubisoft’s games, please visit news.ubisoft.com.

For more information about The Crew® 2, please visit thecrewgame.com and please follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/thecrewgame.usa and on Twitter at twitter.com/TheCrewGame or hashtag #TheCrew2.

*Associate studios include Ubisoft Bucharest / Paris / Shanghai and Massive Entertainment

Ubisoft's 'The Crew 2' Revs Up Your Game With "Hot Shots" Update
//Credit: Ubisoft


The Hot Shots expansion for The Crew 2 is live now, so what are you doing? Get that pedal to the medal!


About Leigh Kade

Leigh George Kade is a writer, illustrator, and sculptor who lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and two small Skrulls. Leigh has also been a panelist on the wildly popular Geek Show Podcast since 2008. He has been an Entertainment Writer for Bleeding Cool since 2018.

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