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The Need for Speed collection is alleged to be making a giant comeback this yr, with a brand new mainline title within the works. Need for Speed Mobile was being labored on by Tencent too, however now it appears the spinoff has gotten a false begin. Gameplay and particulars have discovered their manner on-line, and whereas we’ve to take the extra info with a grain of salt, the video is there for all to see.
Reddit consumer Clxbsport uploaded the gameplay, which appears to be like like what you’d count on from Need for Speed on present day-mobile gadgets. That is to say, it appears to be like fairly sharp, even when the display screen is affected by watermarks. Faux buttons on the contact display screen allow you to hit the gasoline, pump the breaks, enhance with nitro, and drift round corners, whereas a translucent D-pad is used for steering. Have a search for your self:
Clxbsport provides some further particulars within the thread, although take into account that none of this has been confirmed by Tencent or EA. The map is lifted from Need for Speed Heat and given a couple of modifications, however the game notably leaves out cop automotive chases — and any story components, for that matter. It appears it’s purely about driving and finishing challenges, with dealing with that feels “similar to Need for Speed Edge” based on Clxbsport. They declare that the game at present has simply three vehicles: the McLaren F1, the Lamborghini Aventador SVJR, and the Lamborghini Gallardo. Given the gacha nature of many cellular video games, cruising round and incomes (or paying for) further automobiles would make sense.
This cellular title is separate from the flagship Need for Speed game that’s in improvement — that’s had its personal fair proportion of latest tales too. Most lately, we discovered that the brand new Need for Speed and 4 unannounced titles are a part of EA’s 2022-2023 lineup. It’s reportedly releasing solely on current-gen consoles this vacation.