Celebrated racing developer, and British-based studio Criterion are taking on the Need for Speed franchise’s fan favourite and bestselling title, NFS Most Wanted.
The reimagining of the 2005 classic will bring the hit racer to new fans with Criterion polish. Most Wanted is an open world racer, allowing gamers to explore an entire world of roads, side-roads and trails.
The game has opened up and now challenges players to test their racing skills, awareness of the terrain and to master weapons to take down their many rivals. Most Wanted also offers gamers nonstop multiplayer without having to fiddle with menus or lobbies. Players meet up, drive onto the start line and jump straight in. Speed challenges include 5,000 yard drifts, 90-second speed challenges and more.
Most Wanted offers an open-world concept that sees gamers able to drive their favourite cars as soon as they find them. Each car has a unique event designed to showcase its performance and abilities.
The popular Autolog feature returns, continuing to record everything you do in game whilst broadcasting your high scores, speeds and times to your friends. This is a great way for consumers to test themselves and tease their friends.
Most Wanted has also updated the handling, which is sure to please fans of Hot Pursuit and Burnout. The series style focuses on high speeds, spectacular crashing, amazing action and huge drifts.
“Criterion is shaking up the franchise with Need for Speed Most Wanted,” said Criterion games executive producer Matt Webster. “This is Most Wanted for a new generation of players.
“We’ve brought everything we know about racing, chasing and exploration and smashed them together in a highly connected open world automotive experience. Whether driving solo or racing with friends in our amazing new multiplayer experience, Autolog fires up competition out of everything as players compete to be most wanted amongst their friends.”
Need for Speed:?Most Wanted looks to be a stunning addition to EA’s racing portfolio a perfect racers for Christmas.
The limited edition of Need for Speed:?Most Wanted will feature double speed points, custom liveries, pre-customised rollouts and cars: the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale and the Porsche 911 Carrera S.
The PS3 and 360 versions of the game introduce motion control. Kinect allows voice commands while Move uses the coloured orbs for police sirens and the PlayStation move racing wheel.
Most Wanted features the second iteration of Autolog, aka Autolog 2.0, which first seen in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. The Autolog Feed automatically tracks in-game actions so you can compare with your friends.
DLC packs have been prepared for different retailers. Each pack offers livery and modifications. Packs contain the Caterham Superlight R500, the Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black series and the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor.