Need for Speed Xbox One/PS4/PC New Details and Footage Coming Next Week

Big news planned for Gamescom, where the game will also be playable for the very first time.


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Need for Speed fans eager to learn more about the next entry in the series don't have much longer to wait. Developer Ghost Games has teased that Need for Speed will be shown off next week at Gamescom, where the racing game will also be playable publicly for the very first time.

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You can play Need for Speed at the EA booth in Hall 6 during show hours August 6-9 (see this post for a specific list of times). Gamescom attendees will get to customize their car in a virtual garage, and then take it out onto the streets of Ventura Bay (a fictional version of Los Angeles) and cruise around in free mode, or try out some pre-set events.

The new Need for Speed will also be featured in EA's press conference at Gamescom, which begins at 12:30 AM PDT / 3:30 AM EDT on August 5. Developers will take to the stage to show off new footage and reveal fresh details--maybe we'll finally get to see about the highly touted story?

A "full reboot" of the Need for Speed series, the new game is currently in development for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The game is scheduled to launch on November 3.

We played the new Need for Speed at E3--you can read our impressions here.

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