Fans of Electronic Arts racing series Need for speed may not have to wait long for the next game as new leaked images show the upcoming game has hit the web, and it all looks like anime AF.
Today members of the r/NeedForSpeed subreddit saw leaked images of the new one Need for speed unbound on the Japanese shopping site Neowing. According to a Google translation of Neowing’s listing of the game, NfS unbound will only be playable on next-gen consoles, especially the PlayStation 5. The Neowing graphics are small, but fans have since found larger versions, which you can view here.
NfS unbound is still being developed by Criterion Games. In 2019, the British video game developer, famous for its excellent racers, wrote in a blog post that it would turn toward the development of the next? NfS game after working on Need for speed heat. Safe to say the game is NfS unbound.
In addition to Heat‘s developers are back, the new ones NfS also has a fresh new layer of cel-shading and 3D anime characters, a contrast to the traditionally western look of previous games. The official NfS Twitter account just ended its one-year drought by tease that one NfS The 2022 video reveal is coming tomorrow morning, October 6, so we’ll probably see the game in action in less than 17 hours.
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If you take a look at the rest of the shop window translated by Google, it turns out that: NfS unbound will draw heavily on graffiti art and hip-hop aesthetics with its car designs and music featuring rapper (and Rihanna’s baby daddy) A$AP Rocky collaborating with the French producer on the soundtrack Brodinski. Gameplay-wise, NfS unbound will feature gatherings where you can show off your customizable car’s gear, which is always fun.
Although the leaks of a new NfS served as a generous spritz of WD-40 on the headlights of his fanbase, a virtual motorhead was quick to remind their fellow gamer don’t give in to temptation and pre-order NfS unbound. Good advice, all things considered.
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The last time we got a new one NfS game was way back in time before 2019 with F Speed Heat Required, which went down in history as the first EA game to feature cross-play. In our coverage of the game, we said: F Speed Heat Required called big Grand Theft Auto: Vice City feeling with its stylish cityscapes and complimented it on its cross-play feature, allowing players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC to share the same fun.