New Need For Speed Game Gets First Details and Confirmation for 2017; Won't Be Always Online

The new Need for Speed by Ghost Games has been confirmed for 2017, and will include a completely offline experience.

By Giuseppe Nelva

May 9, 2017

Today Ghost Games posted on the official Need for Speed website, providing some details on the new game of the franchise currently in development and coming some time this year.

First of all, the game has been confirmed for a 2017 release “by the end of the year.”

  • Customization will play a “strong role as ever” in the new game.
  • Cop chases will also return and they will “bring a Rhino to a street race.”
  • The game will include both tarmac and dirt surfaces.
  • “Epic jumps” have also been mentioned.
  • The game will not require you to be always online. Players will be able to enjoy “a single player experience completely offline,” and pausing the game will be an option.

No further information was provided, but more details have been teased as we get closer to EA Play in June.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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