Is The Crew Motorfest always online? 

Aakash Regmi
Toyota Supra in The Crew MotorfestUbisoft

Ivory Tower haven’t pulled from The Crew’s traditional formula of massive open worlds for The Crew Motorfest. Some players are wondering if this means they’re ditching the always-online DRM and allowing a full offline single-player experience. Here’s all we know about The Crew Motorfest being always online. 

The Crew Motorfest has brought car culture back to the Hawaiian paradise of O’ahu. For many who have played the original Test Drive Unlimited games, this is a trip down a familiar lane. It is, after all, a bid by Ivory Tower to recreate the Test Drive magic.

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However, what has always been synonymous with The Crew is its multi-discipline racing, huge collection of cars, and social features. Thanks to the social features in past games, you frequently come across other racers in their sprawling open world, but this requires a 24/7 internet connection. 

The always-online requirement has always received a mixed reception from the community, but is it in The Crew Motorfest?

Does The Crew Motorfest require you to be always online?

Yes, The Crew Motorfest requires players to be always online, like the previous two The Crew games.

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A shot of an electric car in The Crew MotorfestUbisoft
The Crew games are always online to encourage interaction with other players.

Other games, like Forza Motorsport, require an online connection too, but that’s only for career mode and it has an offline play option as well. The Crew Motorfest will require online connectivity regardless of whether you tune into single-player, co-op, or multiplayer modes. 

That’s all for The Crew Motorfest and its always online requirement. For more on The Crew Motorfest and other racing games, check out: 

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Aakash Regmi is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel, and has previously written for sites like Collider, Hard Drive, DualShockers, and Try Hard Guides. He loves Assassin's Creed, feel free to share your love for the franchise with him any time of day at [email protected].