Electronic Arts is bringing back the 2010 Criterion Games-developed racer Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit with a fresh coat of paint. It carries enhanced visuals, cross-play, and more.
Version 4.1 of the Network File System protocol is now supported on Azure Files. It will be provided to customers in the form of a fully managed NFS file system as a service, in preview for now.
The latest capability makes Blob storage the only such platform which supports NFS 3.0 over object storage natively. Microsoft has welcomed feedback to further improve the feature in the future.
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.
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.
Electronic Arts has sent out an email letting users know about changes made to the way its games are updated and accessed. It involves a 120-day period, after which verification is required.
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.