Sega's Crazy Taxi reboot described as a 'massively multiplayer driving game'

Sega's upcoming reboot crazy Taxi The franchise may still be years away, but thanks to a glimpse of a recruitment video and a job listing, we now have a somewhat solid idea of ​​what the game will have in store for us.

As spotted by VGC, Sega has described the reboot as a 'massively multiplayer driving game' in an online job listing, expanding on this in a recently posted recruitment video by saying that development is currently focused on adapting the classic Crazy Taxi gameplay to an online world with multiple players.

Furthermore, the game world is a realistic city based on the west coast of the United States (i.e. San Francisco, Los Angeles, etc.), with the map described as being ‘theme park-like.’ It looks like we can expect to see a lot of verticality with the game similar to the original entries.

Sega announced it was reviving Crazy Taxi during The Game Awards in 2023, showing a trailer that featured the likes of Shinobi, Streets of Rage, Jet Set RadioAnd Golden AxeThere's no information on when the game will release, but given that it's at least a year away from release at the moment, we'd probably expect it to appear on Nintendo's upcoming Switch successor.

Crazy Taxi was the last game to come to a Nintendo platform Crazy Taxi: Catch a Ride for the GBA in 2003. Likewise, the final mainline entry, Crazy Taxi 3: High Rollerlaunched as an Xbox exclusive in 2002. Ports of the first two games launched on the PSP in 2007 as Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars, while Sega has released a few mobile spin-offs in the years since.

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