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EA reboots Need for Speed on Xbox One and PS4 this week

EA is celebrating the launch of the newly rebooted “Need for Speed” franchise. We reviewed the game earlier this week, finding it to be an exciting return to form for the franchise. The new installment was developed by Ghost Games and should be a popular release over the next few weeks.

“Since we started the journey to reboot this storied franchise, our goal was to create a game that delivered on what our fans wanted,” said Marcus Nilsson, Executive Producer, Ghost Games. “We’ve gone deep on authentic customization and crafted an experience that’s rich in the modern day urban car culture. We’ve also brought back an immersive narrative and a nocturnal open world, and weaved everything together to create the definitive Need for Speed.”

Players will find a ton of visual customizations, as well as authentic after-market brands, performance upgrades, handling tuning and a brand new wrap editor in Need for Speed. EA stated that the release, “delivers the richest and most authentic customization seen in the franchise’s 20-year history.”

The game offers “Five Ways to Play” with different game-modes surrounding “Speed, Style, Build, Crew, and Outlaw” and new gameplay mechanic which drives your experience through interconnected narrative which are built around five real world automotive icons. These icons include Magnus Walker, Ken Block, Nakai-san, Risky Devil, and Morohoshi-san, the stars of today’s urban car culture.

Need for Speed is available now worldwide for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 andXbox One. Need for Speed launches Spring 2016 on Origin for PC. You can checkout more information on the game, including pictures and video and pricing on authorized retailers like amazon.com.