The Need for Speed series was the first to popularize high-octane street racing games. The well-known series is unquestionably associated with the arcade racing genre. Need for Speed mixes street racing with nitro-boosted arcade aspects, unlike some other modern goliaths that emphasize genuine circuit racing. Need for Speed games has grown across all significant platforms over the decades, with over 20 titles. Similarly, the franchise did not hesitate to branch out into mobile. Electronic Arts are now working on a brand-new Need for Speed game for mobile devices.
The facts revealed in official comments and new employee hires in the middle of 2021 sparked rumors regarding an open-world Need for Speed mobile game. We learned that there was an ongoing conversation about the possibility of a Need for Speed open-world mobile game. Due to the ongoing epidemic, the project was scrapped, and the corporation shifted its focus to other well-known franchises. However, according to a recent post on r/needforspeed by u/Clxbsport, gameplay footage from Tencent Games’ alleged Need For Speed mobile game has suddenly been revealed.
The future Need for Speed game for smartphones is being developed using Unreal Engine 4 and will have comparable handling to the aborted Need for Speed: Edge, as well as identical drift boost effects, according to the Redditor. Meanwhile, the map is reported to be similar to that of Need for Speed Heat, however, this could change as the game progresses. According to the Reddit user, the game does not currently have a story or officers.
There are currently only three cars in this game, according to published information: the McLaren F1, the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, and the Lamborghini Gallardo. The game is being created in Unreal Engine 4, according to job advertisements. The vehicle handling is similar to Need for Speed: Edge, with certain drift boost effects, while the map is based on Need for Speed Heat, albeit with various changes.
There is yet no confirmed story for the next Need For Speed mobile game, nor are cops confirmed to give gamers a high-octane chase. The game is now free to play, however, microtransactions may be implemented in the future. Need For Speed Heat has been used to compare the open-world game. There is no fresh information about the release date, although previous speculations stated that the game would be in beta testing later this year. Nonetheless, the game appears to be well-equipped in the leaked demo, suggesting that a release date is not far off.
• Tencent can Speed up the development process for Need for Speed Mobile
• The game will be using Unreal Engine 4
• Gameplay is based on Need for Speed Heat
• 3 cars are confirmed in the game as of now
• No story or cops have been confirmed yet
• The game could be free to play at the moment with microtransactions possible in the future
The need for speed games has always been popular among gamers. The new need for speed game for mobile devices is being developed using Unreal Engine 4, and will have comparable handling to the aborted need for speed: edge, as well as identical drift boost effects, according to the Redditor. Meanwhile, the map is reported to be similar to that of the need for speed heat, however, this could change as the game progresses.
However, according to a recent post on r/needforspeed by u/Clxbsport, gameplay footage from Tencent Games’ alleged Need For Speed mobile game has suddenly been revealed.
Need for Speed Mobile could be coming soon. While Criterion Games works on a new Need for Speed game for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series S/X this year, claimed footage of a new Need for Speed mobile game has been sighted online. According to the leaked video, Tencent is working on a new Need for Speed racing game for Android and iOS smartphones, with maps similar to those found in Need for Speed Heat. However, neither Electronic Arts nor Tencent have announced any intentions for a mobile racing game.
The Reddit NFS Mobile video displays 47 seconds of gameplay with two vehicles, giving gamers a taste of how the game might appear during the day and at night. The McLaren F1, Lamborghini Aventador SVJR, and Lamborghini Gallardo are currently available in the game, according to a remark from user u/NFSLYY on the post. On-screen text looks to be in Chinese at parts of the game.
As previously stated, neither EA Games nor Tencent have made any announcements about a new smartphone game. However, on an earnings call in November 2020, EA and Criterion stated that they are working on a new Need for Speed game for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series S/X. The as-yet nameless NFS game was meant to be released in late 2021, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic and other internal issues, it will be released later this year.
It is possible that Need for Speed Mobile will be released in late 2022. The game is currently in beta testing and there is no confirmed release date as of now. The gameplay is based on Need for Speed Heat, with three cars confirmed at the moment.