The Need for Speed Movie hit the international theaters last week and in contradiction to the US start, the movie is quite successful in foreign countries, according to Box Office Mojo.
Especially in China the movie was the top-grossing film past weekend, outperforming its rivals.
It grossed over $41.7 million, which is 43% of its total international takings life to date, and significantly more than its total US domestic take over two weekends of $30.5 million.
With estimated production costs of $66 million, the movie should be called successful, at least financially. At IMDB the movie currently has a rating of 7.3, which isn't too bad.
The Need for Speed Movies with Aaron Paul, Scott Mescudi, Imogen Poots and Dominic Cooper rolls out this week to the cinemas of the US. Fitting this event, Need for Speed Rivals gets a new Movie Car Pack, which extends the game by the following cars, which are also in the movie:
All of these cars will be available for digital purchase for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 home entertainment consoles, and available for download on Origin for PC. Packs are sold separately for both Racers and Cops, or together in Complete Packs.
The Koenigsegg One:1 was reveiled today at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show: the name One:1 stands for the 1:1 relation between power and weight. With 1,340 horsepower the car weighs 1,340 kg.
And the best part is, before others can drive it you can sit behind the wheel of this supercar in Need for Speed Rivals!
With the latest update the car is availble in the game on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 and PC.
Need for Speed Rivals gets extended and receives with the Ferrari Pack and Jaguar Pack two new DLCs for your gaming experience.
The Ferrari Pack features the anniversary editions of the F40 1987 and F50 1995 models – at the time when both were released, they were each the fastest, most powerful, and most expensive car that Ferrari sold to the public.
The Jaguar Pack includes the XJ220 and the Jaguar C-X75 Prototype – a hybrid-electric two-seater named in honor of Jaguar’s 75th Anniversary.
Additionally in the next weeks there might come more content over the social media channels, so stay tuned.
The packs are available as digital purchase on Playstation 3 and 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC (Origin). The packs are sold as racer or cop-packs, or together in Complete Packs.
Parallel to the recently announced World of Speed the Slightly Mad Studios is still working on another how new game: Project CARS!
As the name says (Project CARS = community assisted race sim) the game is being developed in form of crowd-funding together with the community. In a new trailer the game shows amazing graphics:
Featuring a dynamic time of day and weather system, full pit stops & strategies, fully-loaded online play, a comprehensive tuning system, bleeding-edge physics, and a world-class graphics engine supporting 4K gaming and Oculus Rift, Project CARS is the truly next-generation race experience.
Project CARS will be coming to the Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Steam OS & WiiU starting 2014.
The Slightly Mad Studios, the makers of Need for Speed Shift are Shift 2 Unleashed stayed in the racing genre and announced World of Speed, a free-to-compete online racer:
World of Speed introduces a new level of connected competition allowing players to team up and compete in an ever-expanding number of gameplay modes where completing team-based objectives determines the victor. Being the first to cross the finish line no longer guarantees your victory; it’s all about the Team! Players can also team up with friends and other players to form Clubs where they can customize their logos, earn access to a Club garage social hub, compete against other clubs, show off in the Airfield Playground and battle in high-stakes races in Territory Wars.
You can find more information at the official World of Speed website:
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