Criterion's VP and GM Matt Webster has left after over 23 years at the publisher along with four other long-time members.
New modes and progression for Lakeshore Online, along with cars, customization content, and features, are planned for future updates.
The Callisto Protocol debuted in sixth place while Marvel's Midnight Suns placed 26th in the UK physical charts ending December 3rd.
"With the new physics system, the new handling, the new effects, and new graphics – I feel like anyone that plays it will totally understand," says Criterion's Kieran Crimmins.
"If you got your Need for Speed Unbound disc early, please be considerate of your fellow players and don't post spoilers," EA says.
The Palace Edition is available to pre-load now ahead of its early access launch. Base game owners can pre-load starting November 30th.
EA has released a slew of details for upcoming racing game Need for Speed Unbound, including accessibility features and system requirements.
The trailer provides a better look at the racing sim ahead of its launch on December 2nd for Xbox Series X/S, PS5, and PC.
The upcoming open world racer will have 42 Trophies including the Platinum- 29 Bronze, 8 Silver, and 4 Gold.
A$AP Rocky, Moksi and Lexblaze, Pvris, Charli XCX, and many more artists are featured, with the playlist available on Spotify.
Takeover Events will challenge players to showcase their speed and skill in their bid to prove themselves to Lakeshore's best street racers.
EA Play subscribers on PC can also play the 10-hour trial on November 29th, while EA Play Pro provides access to the Palace Edition.
Generate Heat and get into high-speed chases with the cops to earn cash. Partake in events or make side bets with Rivals for further profit.
A teaser clip showcases cop chases, sick jumps and boosting. The gameplay video goes live tomorrow at 8 AM PT/5 PM CEST.
Tags are activated by boosting and have art styles by artists like Sentrock and JC Riviera, whose works can also serve as Wraps.
Players can equip a variety of Tags, from colored smoke trails to impressive Boost effects, when the racing title launches on December 2nd.
Criterion's latest Need for Speed launches on December 2nd for Xbox Series X/S, PS5, and PC, with over 140 cars available.
EA and Criterion have released the full list of vehicles that will be available in the racer when it launches for PC and consoles in December.
Multiplayer is as "low friction as possible," with players able to create race and playlist requests and join them seamlessly.
Creative director Kieran Crimmins talks about the franchise being about "rebellion" and at the "heart of that street racing fantasy."
The Criterion-developed racer blends anime aesthetics with a photorealistic style. It will launch for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.
Neowing's listing for the Criterion's next Need for Speed has gone up early with a December 2nd release date and no PS4 version mentioned.
Criterion Games' next Need for Speed title promises an "evolution" of the series and is rumored to be releasing in December.
Criterion's next title in the series is reportedly called Need for Speed Unbound and rumored to release on December 2nd.
The playtests will allegedly run for six hours each day, according to insider Tom Henderson. A full release is rumored for December 2nd.
Journalist Tom Henderon claims the racer's reveal is expected roughly within the next couple of weeks, with its launch following not long afterward.
A leaked gameplay clip seems to confirm previous leaks about the next Need for Speed featuring light anime elements in its visuals.
The next instalment in the Need for Speed series, reportedly titled Need for Speed: Unbound, will allegedly launch in November.
In addition to previous rumours regarding an imminent skate. reveal, it seems EA will soon announce a couple of other games as well.
Criterion Games' footprint will thus double and encompass hubs in Guildford and Cheshire to work on the "future of the Need for Speed franchise."
Journalist Jeff Grubb claims the next Need for Speed title is set in Chicago-inspired Lake Shore City, and will feature "anime elements" with photorealistic visuals.
The next Need for Speed game, currently in development at Criterion, is reportedly still due out this year, and won't be releasing for PS4 or Xbox One.
The Evolution Studios successor, which developed Onrush and DiRT 5, will be acting as a support studio for Criterion Games' next title.
Criterion Games' first new Need for Speed game in a while will supposedly launch later this year, according to an insider.
Criterion will return to the racing series next year.
The next Battlefield is planned for holiday 2021 and will have "never-before-seen scale."
Cross-platform play will be coming to Need for Speed Heat tomorrow.