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:
According to Polygon EAs swedish studio Ghost Games was hit by layoffs earlier this week. Contractors were already let go and full-time staffers could either take compensation and leave or continue working on Visceral's rumored police-themed Battlefield title, code-named Havana.
While the studio made with Need for Speed Rivals it's first NFS title last year, the future doesn't look bright. In contradiction to earlier plans, that Ghost Games is in charge of future NFS titles, the new - yet unannounced - new Need for Speed seems to be set on hold.
Criterion Games, which developed two NFS games earlier, are already working on a completely new project after their staff was heavily reduced (and shifted to Ghost Games).
The official statement EA only mentioned that the company has "entered a consultation period for some positions in our Ghost Games U.K. studio."
So it'll be interesting what the future holds for the development studio and especially for the Need for Speed series.
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