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."
As per this new leak, the game will allegedly use Need for Speed Heat's map and is being built on Unreal Engine 4.
Previous reports indicated that Codemasters Cheshire was aiding the development of 2022's Need for Speed game.
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.
In a recent earnings call, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen discussed unannounced projects in the works and the company's current view on acquisitons.
Criterion Games' first new Need for Speed game in a while will supposedly launch later this year, according to an insider.
A job listing on Tencent's careers page hints at a new Need for Speed game being developed for mobile platforms by TiMi Studios.
EA is removing the games from sale and shutting down their in-game stores and online services as well. Online services will continue until August 31st.
Criterion will return to the racing series next year.
The deal is expected to be finalized by Q1 2021.
Motive Studios is also working on a "highly ambitious and innovative new game" for next-gen consoles.
EA recently handed the racing franchise back to Criterion- and we could not be more excited about what that might mean for the series.
Ghost Games will become EA Gothenburg, a support hub for engineering for all of EA.
Similar to previous games in the series.
Let them die in peace already.