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Don Bradman Cricket 17 Release Date Revealed!


Cricket fans from around the world, get that scorecard ready for December 22!



Sydney, November 25: Home Entertainment Suppliers and Big Ant Studios have today announced the release date for the hotly anticipated Don Bradman 17.


Throughout Don Bradman Cricket 17, players will have access to the most authentic and realistic cricket game of all time. Featuring fully motion-captured players, stadium, player, team and logo creator modes, and for the first time in a cricket game, female players, this year’s game offers cricket fans dozens upon dozens of hours of precise, accurate gameplay.


“We have built completely new batting, bowling and fielding mechanics based on player feedback,” Big Ant Studios CEO, Ross Symons said. “With Don Bradman 17 releasing right in the heart of the Aussie cricket season, we’re looking forward to players recreating the classic moments of the summer of cricket in their homes.”


“We were overwhelmed by the success of our first run at Don Bradman Cricket,” Symons added. “To this day players from around the world play it daily, whether they are simulating their favourite test team matchups, or playing games with as little as one over each side. We think they’re going to love the enhanced career mode, refined on-field mechanics, and enhanced visuals and animation. After all, many of the changes came as a direct result of feedback from our most dedicated fans.”


The game will be available through retail and digital channels on December 22, and will be released on the Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. A PC (Steam) will be available one month later.


“The first Don Bradman Cricket game did a wonderful job of reflecting the heritage of The Don, and giving cricket fans around the world an authentic and accurate rendition of the sport on their gaming consoles," Rina Hore from the Bradman Foundation said. “We’re looking forward to seeing how fans respond to this year’s greatly enhanced version.”


You can pre-order Don Bradman Cricket 17 at leading game retailers today.





About HES


Home Entertainment Suppliers Pty Ltd (HES) are a Sydney-based firm specialising in the distribution of video game consoles, games and accessories throughout the Australian market. Established in 1984, HES are the exclusive distributors of Playseat and Tru Blu games in Australia, including 2003’s record breaking NRL Rugby League for PS2, XBOX and PC. HES also has a video game publishing arm, Tru Blu Entertainment.



About Big Ant Studios


Big Ant Studios is a leading Australian game development studio.  Developers of the critically-acclaimed Don Bradman Cricket, the Rugby League Live series, and Casey Powell Lacrosse, Big Ant Studios produces premium sports and racing content for all major platforms including PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox One, and PC. For more information about Big Ant Studios visit



About Bradman Foundation


The Bradman Foundation is a not for profit charitable trust supported by Sir Donald Bradman to honour and strengthen the game. The Foundation seeks to ensure that Don Bradman’s name is forever synonymous with cricket, as a cultural institution promoting his legacy through the Museum’s collection, youth education and university scholarship programs and other philanthropic endeavours.



For more information, contact:


Mathew Sainsbury, Big Ant





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