After two years of development, the latest installment in immortal Need for speed The video game franchise is almost here. Short video clip for Need For Speed Unbound recently released, and the game looks like nothing we’ve seen before in the world of digital racing.
The trailer shows a highly artistic gameplay, combining sharp graphics with cell shading and comic book-style effects that appear while driving. For example, neon striped wings appear when you press the nitro button. Colored stripes are shot from the wheels and lights as they move. Tire smoke is described as a billowing cloud of color. And the characters look like they’re jumping off the pages of a comic book. He very different compared to almost all other racing games available now. Or anything in recent memory for that matter.
That’s not a bad thing here. The racing genre is packed with all kinds of titles, and this first look suggests Need For Speed Unbound trying to create something unique. Based on IGN, the action takes place in the fictional city of Lakeshore and will focus heavily on street racing, returning to the franchise’s roots. Criteria served as the lead developer for the title, marking the company’s return to Need for speed for the first time in nearly a decade.
The visuals clearly don’t capture the realism of the original, but it’s still a high-performance game for today’s generation consoles. The open world environment will offer 4K resolution at 60 frames per second, which IGN said it would offer better control for in-game vehicles. Speaking of vehicles, we don’t have a list of cars that will appear in NFS Unbound but the trailer reveals several models. The Nissan 240SX featured rather prominently, and we caught glimpses of the Lamborghini Huracan, C8 Chevrolet Corvette, Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911, and nothing else missing from the classic Mercedes 190E.
We first reported on this game in 2020, and now the wait is almost over. It is scheduled to launch on December 2 for Playstation 5, Microsoft Series X/S, and PC.
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