Need for Speed Payback release date confirmed for November 10th

Katharine Byrne
Need for Speed Payback release date confirmed for November 10th

EA has revealed the title of its latest Need for Speed title, Need for Speed Payback – and it's coming later this year on PS4, Xbox One and PC on November 10th.

Developed by EA's in-house studio Ghost Games, Payback is "about building the perfect ride, getting behind the wheel and playing out an action driving fantasy," says EA. Alongside its story campaign, Payback will feature heist missions, high stakes car battles and plenty of cop pursuits.

As usual, EA Access subscribers will be able to play the game for up to 10 hours a week ahead of the game's launch, starting on November 2nd, and anyone who pre-orders the deluxe edition of the title will be able to get three-days worth of early access starting on November 7th.

Inside the deluxe version, fans will also get exclusive customisation items such as the deluxe edition license plate and NOS colour, in-game discounts, Rep bonuses, and the Platinum Car Pack, which includes instant access to five iconic cars. Anyone who pre-orders the standard version of the game will also get the Platinum Car Pack.

Need for Speedreturns this year to challenge what players expect from racing games,” said Marcus Nilsson, executive producer.

We're still delivering everything our fans love about the franchise – the deepest customization, an impressive roster of cars, intense races and open world pursuits – but withNeed for Speed Payback, we're bringing together all those elements in an all new blockbuster driving experience. From the story, to the different characters you can drive as, to the varied missions, to the edge-of-your-seat moments, this is our vision for what action driving entertainment means today.”

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