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Need For Speed Unbound will get an entire second year of extra content, starting this month

Audi’s back in the stable, plus more updates inspired by classic NFS to come

Published: 21 Feb 2024

Hands up who’s still playing 2022’s Need For Speed Unbound? Yep, plenty of hands visible there among the tyre smoke and underfloor neons. Well it’s good news: EA’s committing to another full year of Volume Updates for you.

Starting with a content drop before February’s out, Unbound will get a total of four new Volumes throughout the year, and within each one there’s at least one new mode or feature, two new vehicles with multiple body kits, and additional content to tick-off like PvP playlists and events.

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The best bit: there’s a running theme throughout the year, and it’s all about celebrating 30 years of Need For Speed. In other words, we’re getting the best bits from the classic games.

2024’s second Volume update reintroduces drag and drift events inspired by seminal 2003 racer Need For Speed: Underground, home to one of the nastiest crunk soundtracks ever published.

The third volume brings in a ‘Cops Vs. Racers’ mode inspired by 2010’s Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit, and an as-yet unannounced nod to the series’ heritage joins those three Volumes this winter. And listen, we don’t want to be unreasonable about this but if the exact VW Golf R32 that we used in our NFS: Pro Street career doesn’t feature, in the exact livery and body kit configuration that we chose, we’ll consider it a real affront.

You can read more about the year 2 roadmap and the contents of each Volume update on this blog post on EA’s official NFS Unbound site.

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