After the crash and burn that was Need For Speed Payback, it looked as if Ghost Games were running out of gas when it came to the iconic, arcade-racing franchise. However, Ghost returns to the track with a third attempt at making a name for themselves on the 25th anniversary year for Need For Speed. Introducing Need For Speed Heat - the best of some worlds, with the worst of others.
One thing is for certain - Need For Speed Heat tries its utmost best to remind you that it will never be Payback in any shape, way, or form. For many, that will be a good thing. For others, it's just an annoying reminder of their past. Most importantly, this would be the last chance Ghost had at redeeming themselves. Who would look at a developer that ruined the 25th anniversary of one of the biggest racing franchises currently out? Thank heavens that this isn't the case.
Thankfully, Ghost chose to opt out from the Fast and Furious-like action set pieces...
[At night] You're no longer within the safe confines of legal street racing from the day time. Now, it's hunt or be hunted.
Will defend anything Dragon Ball. Occasionally has two-way conversations with himself. Has sleepless nights about Half-Life 3 confirmed.
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PC, PS4, Xbox One
8 November 2019
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