NEED FOR SPEED RIVALS CROSSES THE LINE ONTO NEXT GENERATION CONSOLES THIS NOVEMBER

Usher in the next generation of high-octane racing when Need for Speed™ Rivals arrives in time for the holidays!  In North America, Need for Speed Rivals will be in-stores starting November 22 for the Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. . In Europe, the game will be available starting November 22 on Xbox One and November 29 on PlayStation 4.

Need for Speed Rivals puts gamers behind the wheel of both sides of the law, daring them to cross the line as either a cop or racer in order to gain any advantage in the street’s ultimate rivalry. Players will choose between two distinct career experiences, each with their own set of high-stakes challenges, rewards, pursuit tech and cars. The intensity of the action is at an all-time high thanks to AllDrive, a revolutionary new feature that destroys the line between single player, co-op and multiplayer. Through AllDrive, friends will be seamlessly connected to one racing world where their races and chases can collide at any time, creating the ultimate edge-of-your seat experience.

Winner of the official Game Critics Award for "Best Racing Game" at E3 2013, Need for Speed Rivals will deliver the most adrenaline-filled action racing game this holiday. Need for Speed Rivals is also coming to the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC on November 19 in North America and November 22 in Europe. Players eager to bust racers from day one can pre-order the game at participating retailers and receive the Need for Speed Rivals Ultimate Cop Pack at no additional cost*.

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Gem Woolnough

Publicist

EA Games Label

gwoolnough@ea.com

 


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