EA just formalized NFS Unbound. The new part of the franchise takes a radical turn in some aspects. Trailer, gameplay, here’s what we know.
After 30 years of existence and five generations of consoles, the Need for Speed franchise wants to reinvent itself. The rumors were true, the famous NFS Unbound will mark a turning point for the license.
NFS Unbound Trailer and first details
The surprise was spoiled a few days before its announcement, but it’s official: NFS Unbound will be released on December 2nd, 2022 on PS5, Xbox Series and PC
The title will continue to feature Race Against the Clock, Cops to Sow, and a weekly qualifier system. The goal for aspiring drivers: Make it to the Grand, Lakeshore’s ultimate street race. Garage modes and tuning will still be present in NFS Unbound as wella fully playable offline single player campaign
Early access to Need for Speed Unbound for some players
Players can therefore challenge the protagonists of the single player mode in the order they want. Rapper A$AP Rocky will also play the leader of the Takeover scene, a new repeatable driving mode in which the community must come together to take control of the city and “celebrate driving in style rather than pure speed.” »
As far as multiplayer is concerned, it will consist of the world as the central hub, where it will be possible to challenge opponents in certain specific locations. The 2022 game will require (or not) crossplay between all platforms will be part of the game. In any case, EA intends to improve the simulation with NFS Unbound by offering a 4K resolution at 60 fps coupled with a high refresh rate of the vehicle physics.
The game can already be pre-ordered. EA Play members will get 10 hours of early access to Need for Speed Unbound starting November 29th.