Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 are slowly starting to get more and more awesome games and the latest one to join the Windows family in the popular game made from the award winning action-car movie, Fast and Furious 6.
There would be any car racing and movie fan who hasn’t watched the popular Fast and Furious series where the car lovers get to race and do challenges. Now, the Fast and Furious 6 game is also available for play in Windows and Windows Phone Store which takes you to the streets of London. The game is based on the actual Fast and Furious 6 movie with actual characters like Brian O Connor, Hobb, Tej and Roman including the Villain, Shaw.
You get to drag and drift in the streets of London to earn achievements and unlock cars/parts. You can also race the wars events where you get extra points, if you manage to win a particular event. You join hands with the cop, Hobbs, to stop Shaw who is engaged in the business of illegal items.
You just don’t race to unlock parts and cars, you have to race to earn respect which will take you to the top of leaderboard. You can customize your car with after-market engines, tires, nitro, suspension and many other performance parts. You can also customize the look of your cars by adding different parts and paint jobs to it.
Coming to the graphics of Fast and Furious 6, they seem pretty good with high resolution texture and car details. You can also notice the high-resolution details of the tracks.
A handful of cars are available where muscles, imports and old-classics are available for you to drive. The cars from Fast and Furious 6 like Nissan GTR and Ford Mustang are also in the game.
The heist mode in the game lets you enjoy the same experience as the movie on streets of London where you get to slide and swipe the cars on the road to the side and clear you way while driving a specifically crafted car to swipe the cars. You are running after a robbery and have to escape the cops and other cars.
There are online and offline tournaments available to be played where you get special prizes on winning them. You can also play the game online with other players where you also have the option to join crews.
The game is fun to play and Fast and Furious fans might find it very attractive but, one of the drawbacks of the game is that it has not been optimized for non-touch screen devices on Windows 8.1 where you will find it pretty difficult to use with mouse and keyboard.
Fast and Furious is available for download from Store for free on both Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. The game has a download size of 285MB on Windows 8.1 whereas, the Windows Phone 8.1 version has a size of 20MB but, require 1GB or more RAM which means it won’t run on devices with 512MB of RAM.