CRICKET If there is a faction whom the coronavirus has left the most desolate, it is the cricket frenzy. Whether it be the action-packed and riveting Indian Premier League with its thrilling climaxes or the ICC T20 World Cup scheduled in October 2020. All of them have been pushed until seemingly eternity.
Amid this major missing, here are some digital games every cricket fan should check out to replicate their on-field heroes, regardless of whether it be the Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s jaw-dropping cover drives or Bumrah’s perfect Yorker. This games may help them try all of that themselves.
World Cricket Championship 2:
It wouldn’t be wrong to accredit this game as the revolutionary force in the Indian cricket gaming scenario. With its stunning graphics, variety of shots and bowling variations, and additional features like commentary and cheerleaders and adding to more riveting features like DRS and Hotspot. This game makes it a total all-round package.
The game has brought the next generation as it saw many traditional games coming with updates enriching the gamer experience.
The game also came up with the real-time multiplayer allowing gamers to compete with each other on a real-time basis.
Nextwave Multimedia reported, “Our DAU crossed three million at the start of April. It fell back to 2.8 million after that, but it’s still much higher than the 2.2 million DAU before COVID struck, Average time spent on the app has also gone up to 55 minutes from 45 minutes earlier.”
Real Cricket 20:
The game by Nautilus Mobile is the next in line of the cricket games available on mobile phones. Real Cricket has been one of the earliest series of cricket games on the mobile phone. The game had seen marvelous innovation and updates over time. The game features an exciting auction mode similar to that of the IPL auction and a plethora of multiplayer modes.
Overall, the controls are very smooth and the in-game experience is also very smooth. Although the joystick may not be as good as the former but overall the game is one of the best in the segment.
World Cricket Championship 3:
The successor to the “most downloaded and the most awarded” is the latest addition to the list of cricket games. While the games in at present under development, it is available for trial on the Android Play store and IoS App Store. The most notable addition to this version by the developers is bringing on board famous personas, namely, the Australian cricketing legend, Mathew Hayden, and the famous Indian cricketer and commentator, Aakash Chopra for English and Hindi commendatory.
Other major changes include the addition of My career option and the feature to upgrade individual player skills. The in-game experience has also been altered with the fielding made more interesting.
But for anyone who may want a full-fledged experience, this game may be a little disappointing as its full version is yet to be released.