The Original Crackdown Is Currently Free on the Xbox Store

By Sam Quirke, 11 days ago
Crackdown 3 is just around the corner, and to celebrate Microsoft have made the first title completely free to download for a limited time. Here's the link:


The Games on Demand version supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese. Download the manual for this game by locating the game on and selecting “See Game Manual". This is war. A war on crime.

The first Crackdown was an Xbox 360 title and is Backward Compatible on Xbox One. As for Crackdown 3, we recently learned that the game will have a separate list for its multiplayer --Crackdown 3: Wrecking Zone. You can see the achievement list here, and you can help out with the mode's Technical Test today if you are an Xbox Insider.

We've got the full list of Crackdown achievements - check the list for guides to unlocking them.

Check out our Best Xbox Third Person Shooters Available in 2018 article for a compilation of other great games in this genre.
Sam Quirke
Written by Sam Quirke
Sam has been a Newshound since 2016. He's also been gaming long enough to know what a text parser is. When not hopelessly lost in the latest open-world epic, Sam is busy devouring books and podcasts or trading Pokémon with his wife.