A quarter of a century. That’s how long Need for Speed has been part of the gaming landscape. In fact the original game — The Need for Speed — predates the PlayStation itself by three months, and initially launched on the 3DO console. If you remember that, you’re showing your age.
When the official first trailer (and name) for Need for Speed Heat dropped in August, it was very difficult to miss the car taking center stage. Leading much of the chase action, and highlighting the game’s customization options, was a heavily modified Polestar 1.
Well that’s awkward. In a new interview with Ulvespill (and noticed by Team VVV), Need for Speed Heat producer John Wikberg has confirmed the upcoming racing game won’t support steering wheel peripherals at launch.
Earlier today, Electronic Arts pulled the curtain back on Need for Speed HEAT. With the first trailer out in the wild, fans of the franchise are eager to know which cars will be part of the game when it launches in November.
With Gamescom kicking off in a matter of weeks, an Austrian website has seemingly revealed the latest title in the long-running Need for Speed franchise. It comes with a sizeable grain of salt, however.
While there is indeed a new Need for Speed coming by the end of 2019, you won’t be seeing it next month. Developer Ghost Games has confirmed it won’t be debuting the as-yet-unnamed sequel in LA for E3 and Electronic Art’s own EA Play in June.
Fans of the longest-running licensed racing game franchise got good news from Electronic Arts last week. In a report on its Q3 FW19 earnings, the company name-dropped Need for Speed amongst its plans for the next year of releases.
If you’ve been driving around Fortune Valley looking for something new, you’re in luck. The Need for Speed Payback June update landed earlier this week, and it brought a variety of new content to the game.
Ghost Games has detailed the latest update for 2017’s Need For Speed Payback. Among a host of gameplay changes, some new content will arrive for players with both paid and free additions arriving next month.