Deep Customization, Authentic Urban Car Culture, an Open World, and an Immersive Narrative All Fuel the New Need for Speed Game
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REDWOOD CITY, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Ghost Games ™, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) studio, today announced Need for Speed ™ Heat, the ultimate street racer versus cop fantasy. The game deepens and expands everything Need for Speed ™ fans love - expressive customization, authentic urban car culture, and an immersive narrative that pulls you into the game. Watch the announce trailer here.
Need for Speed Heat sends fans to Palm City, a brand-new open world where street racers have made their names known. By day, players compete in the Speedhunters Showdown, a sanctioned competition where they earn their own garage of high-performance cars. At night, players risk all of their reps in underground races where a rogue police task force roams the streets, ready to take racers down and swipe all their earnings. The roads, the risks, and the rides never end in this street racer where to build their garage full of hot cars, and make the city their nonstop playground.
"We are delivering more options than ever before," said Riley Cooper, Creative Director at Ghost Games. “Our fans have been clear that they want more cars, more customization, and more challenges, and we're tuning up on every aspect. We're your everyone's creativity with this new game. "
Fans who pre-order the standard edition will get a KS Edition styled Mitsubishi Evolution X. Pre-ordering the Deluxe Edition adds three KS Edition styled cars (BMW i8 Coupe, Mercedes C63 AMG Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport), access to exclusive deluxe edition character clothing, and increased earnings of in-game currencies Bank and Rep. Anyone who pre-orders Need for Speed Heat in-game from Need for Speed Payback on any format will also get 10% discount as a Loyalty Reward1.*
Need for Speed Heat November 8 launches, 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation® 4, and PC. 5, 2019 with EA Access and Origin ™ Access to the game. First to get full access on PC. **
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1 Loyalty Reward discount does not stack with Access. Must pre-order in-game menu in Need for Speed Payback.
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