Need for Speed: The Run PS3-exclusive cars revealed

Porsche, Lamborghini, Lexus models among seven rides found only in Sony console edition of EA's upcoming racer.

Need for Speed: The Run puts players in a race across the country, with courses ranging from city streets to country roads. The game's stable of cars should provide a number of choices for different race types, and PlayStation 3 players will have an even bigger lineup at their disposal.

This Porsche will only be available to those racing cross-country on Sony's console.

Sony today revealed the seven supercars will be available exclusively for the PS3 version of NFS: The Run. The lineup will include the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, Hennessey Venom GT, Gumpert Apollo S, Lamborghini Countach QV5000, Koenigsegg Agera R, Lexus LFA, and Porsche Carrera GT.

Developed by EA Black Box, The Run includes a story mode set during a cross-country road race from San Francisco to New York. The game is built using EA DICE's Frostbite 2 engine (the same technology powering Battlefield 3) and features the return of NFS: Hot Pursuit's Autolog online functionality, which lets players compare their progress and performance with friends.

For more on Need for Speed: The Run, check out GameSpot's recent coverage.

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vivaLAbostonia
vivaLAbostonia

@JasPlun i realize that people hate on this game and even this franchise simply because its not realistic. But its nice to have that arcade style absurdness sometimes, imean it is a video game right? Having said that, im still not buying this game..

Clive-Owen
Clive-Owen

@JasPlun your comparison is wrong. they're 2 different games with totally different audience and vibes. it's like comparing Brink to Battlefield.

Clive-Owen
Clive-Owen

@vivaLAbostonia seriously...right!

steelmouth
steelmouth

@SpicyRamen10 i thot so too unless someone (sony) lied about that MS policy that it shoudnt get a lesser deal

steelmouth
steelmouth

what is this? i thot we had agreed we never buying any need for speed because of this whole Porsche licensing thing rit?

vivaLAbostonia
vivaLAbostonia

well im definitely going to run... away from this game need for speed games (recently anyway) havent offered offline multiplayer. What kind of a racing game doesnt offer multiplayer....

JasPlun
JasPlun

Crap game anyway Forza 4 blows it away. Hell Forza 3 blows Need for Speed away imo.

GAMERALL
GAMERALL

I just hope for a decent PC port this time around. NFS: HP sucked on PC.

Lockedge
Lockedge

Welp, not getting this one if the QV 5000 is only on the PS3.

TORCEDOR
TORCEDOR

they got their head screwed up wrong. no wonder the console war happens. its because of s*it like this. keep it equal i say.

AngelCage-2
AngelCage-2

There's still people giving attention to this ea-money milking-crap-short-mini racing-game????

sladakrobot
sladakrobot

I dont know if these cars are any good in the game but i ask myself:"why should i buy a X360 version of the game for the same money but with LESS content?" Smart move EA coz my final decision is to not buy that game at all.And if many think as i do---->EA less profit with X360 sales. Nonthenless,its nice for PS3 gamers.

Bluescreenof
Bluescreenof

The game is trash. Completed the story in a little over 2 hours and im talking 3 or 4 minutes over. Challenges all plat in 3 hours 20 mins. Cars are a joke and the story is just terrible. Ea money grabbing trash.

ArabrockermanX
ArabrockermanX

It seems like there is some tension between EA and MS... Could be wrong but EA seems to be working much closer with Nintendo and Sony than MS.

Valen_Ca
Valen_Ca

So is EA actually going to honour this arrangement this time or are they going to change their minds, not tell anyone and then just give PS3 owners a chance to buy DLC early?

warhawk-geeby
warhawk-geeby

Had my PS3 since the weekend of launch and it STILL doesn't fail to disappoint :) Sony may have their haters, but they sure give a decent fight. Sony gamers seem to be getting the better deal nowadays.

Vodoo
Vodoo

Plus the game stinks, judging by the demo, and noone will buy it. So it doesn't really matter anyways ;)

Vodoo
Vodoo

EA has ALWAYS favored Sony over Microsoft because Microsoft wants to have control over Xbox Live and EA gets their panties in a bunch over that. Sony lets publishers do whatever they want. I have both consoles and really wih they wouldn't do things like this. I want all multiplatform games on my 360 because of the achievements and just PS3 exclusives on the PS3. Now I'm not getting the full experience that PS3 users get or I'm forced to buy a version of the game I don't want to get it. Complete BS!!!! And this goes the other way also, with the Xbx getting exclusive crap. It just should not be done and isn't fair to people that can't afford to have both systems.

Halloll
Halloll

too busy playing gran turismo, you knew the game where cars actually handles like cars.

SpicyRamen10
SpicyRamen10

Wait, this game is coming out for the 360 too and doesn't Microsoft have some kind of policy on not getting the short end of the stick when it comes to multi-platform games?

Dawg9000
Dawg9000

This kind of crap is just unfair to opposite platforms.

Tsuchikage
Tsuchikage

It doesn't make sense to limit the fastest car in the game (the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport) to just one platform. That's like restricting the best weapon in Call of Duty to one platform.

mtait01
mtait01

When it comes to racing games I honestly don't care what car I drive... just as long as it is fast and gets me to the finish line. It is a nice little bonus for PS3 users like myself though :)

muzza93
muzza93

@BURGERgio Xbox does not always get left out, xbox got GTA IV DLC and COD DLC way before PS3, PS3 always gets left out. But i do think these deals are stupid, either include all the content u made for a game or it should be completely exclusive.

Legend002
Legend002

Probably too busy with Forza 4 to even touch this.

issa3703
issa3703

..With these exclusive cars hope this, game will get good score, cause IGN reviewed it and its 6.5

Barighm
Barighm

Exclusives aren't meaningful anymore. At first they included extra characters and unique weapons. Now they're usually aesthetic.

BURGERgio
BURGERgio

Leave 360 owners out, yeah I'm not getting it no more, we always get left out i don't want no dumb COD map packs early. They're all rip a bunch of rip offs.....

SadPSPAddict
SadPSPAddict

Damn and I pre-ordered on the Xbox. Might have to change my mind!!

Hobbes444
Hobbes444

Another reason why you should buy a PS3, to play awesome games, get awesome stuff, and have an awesome console :)

RadView
RadView

And theirs those Porsches that were absent from Forza.. Thanks EA (sarcasm)

kweeni
kweeni

Porsche Carrera GT :o Awesome. Not that I'm planning to buy the game, just like the car lol.

mrzero1982pt2
mrzero1982pt2

which means in january after xmas this will be a 5 dollar pack on xbox live. EA has to reap some money after screwing us xbox owners over by making ferrari a NFS exclusive.

Triton
Triton

This crap is why its nice to have all the systems. Still will be passing on this anyway still playing GT5 and Forza4

Darnasian
Darnasian

Sounds nice...I'm happy I bought a PS3 2 months ago... It's nice to see EA supporting their partnership with SONY but I'm still disappointed after screwing the bonus for Battlefield 3 Still the cars look great and I hope EA will repay the PS3 owners and customers for the lie about the bonus for BF3

Darnasian
Darnasian

@SSJ4CHRIS Just for PS3 At least I guess since EA has made a partnership with SONY @im-a-roustabout EA made a partnership with SONY some time ago and since then almost every EA game had something bonus for the PS3

im-a-roustabout
im-a-roustabout

I love that Lexus model, but why they're Sony exclusives is beyond me. I think the days of paying off third party developers should go by the wayside if only because it means that Sony or MS just may make them do things the woulndt normally do to the game. I have no proof but I think it bears mentioning. The best example is kind of what lobbyists do in Washington.

SSJ4CHRIS
SSJ4CHRIS

So, are there exclusives for all platforms, or just the PS3?