This one is for the My Life at Speed gamers out there! Last week Ghost Games, an Electronic Arts (EA) studio, announced a full reboot of the Need for Speed franchise. The first full trailer will be out on June 15, 2015 and the game itself is scheduled for a Fall release, but in the meantime here’s a teaser trailer featuring all in-game footage. All we can say is wow!
Official Press Release:
NEED FOR SPEED RETURNS IN AN ACTION DRIVING EXPERIENCE THAT UNITES THE CULTURE OF SPEED
Deep Customization, Authentic Urban Car Culture, Open World, and Immersive Narrative All Feature in the Reboot of the Famed Need for Speed Franchise
GOTHENBURG, Sweden – May 21, 2015 – Ghost Games™, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) studio, announced today the return of Need for Speed™ in a full reboot of this storied franchise. The game delivers on what the fans want, and what Need for Speed stands for – deep customization, authentic urban car culture, a nocturnal open world, and an immersive narrative that pulls you through the game.
“Need for Speed is one of the most iconic names in gaming, and we’re returning it to greatness in this reboot,” said Marcus Nilsson, Executive Producer at Ghost Games. “Pulling on our 20 years of history, and then taking a year out from releasing a game, we are making the game we’ve always wanted to. We’re listening to the fans and delivering an experience that will capture their imagination and unleash their passion for cars and speed.”
Fuelled by EA’s own car culture community, Speedhunters (www.speedhunters.com), Need for Speed will deliver an experience that’s grounded in authentic car culture by diving into the rich world of past, present and emergent trends of the urban car scene. This collaboration with Speedhunters in the research and development of the game means the level of detail and real-world authenticity will envelop gamers in an exciting world to discover and enjoy in a way that only Need for Speed can deliver.
See the Need for Speed announce teaser trailer now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybZ5nchDm6o, and subscribe to see the first full trailer on June 15, 2015.
Need for Speed will launch worldwide in Fall 2015 on Origin™ for PC , PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. To join the Need for Speed conversation please visit https://www.facebook.com/NeedforSpeed, follow us on Twitter® at https://twitter.com/NeedforSpeed. Press assets for Need for Speed are available at http://info.ea.com.