EA and Criterion have announced that the latest Need for Speed entry from last year, Heat, is getting cross-play support across PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 platforms with a new update.
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Ghost Games will no longer be in charge of developing games for the Need for Speed franchise as EA is moving the racing series back to Criterion Games. Ghost Games will become a support studio.
EA and Ghost Games have finally taken the wrappings off of this year's Need for Speed. Riding in with the title Heat, it will be delivering both legal and underground racing elements.
EA has quietly put up a countdown to August 14 on its Need for Speed page, and all signs point to it going down towards unveiling the upcoming entry to the long-running racing series.
EA confirms that Need for Speed Payback will be available on Microsoft's upcoming Project Scorpio console as well as PlayStation 4 Pro. A Nintendo Switch version, on the other hand, is unlikely.
The newest entry into the Need for Speed franchise has been unveiled with a brand new trailer. Need for Speed Payback will supposedly feature the deepest car customization seen in the series.
Need for Speed series' current developer Ghost Games has confirmed a new entry to the racing franchise this year. The game will be playable entirely offline, and even supports pausing this time.