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Need for Speed Payback: Details, Location and Release Date Revealed


The Need for Speed series has always delivered high-octane races fueled by either vengeance or glory. With dark and action-packed storylines in previous installments, 2015’s Need for Speed gave us a little more comfort with a clever yet corny cast, but nonetheless held its own above many others in the series. Ghost Games’ has been quiet about the next title in the franchise, until now. Need for Speed Payback has been officially announced and we can plan to see it hit shelves this holiday season.

An intense story packs the streets of the fictional setting Fortune Valley, this newest installment in the long-running franchise will have you building the perfect ride while partaking in an action driving fantasy. With intense heist missions, high stakes car battle, pursuits and amazing set pieces, Payback will raise the bar in action racing games.


Taking control of three different characters throughout the story, you’ll put everything on the line to put a stop to the local cartel controlling the cops, casinos and criminals, known as The House. As Tyler, Mac and Jess (the Racer, the Showman and the Wheelman, respectively) you’ll earn respect from the underground while deeply customizing your unique ride.

Also, a car pack is included for anyone interested in pre-ordering Payback, which gives the player access to 5 highly tuned and customized additional cars, each equipped with Platinum Blue Tire Smoke. The bonus cars are listed as follows:

  • Nissan 350Z 2008
  • Chevrolet Camaro SS 1967
  • Dodge Charger R/T 1969
  • Ford F-150 Raptor 2016
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2016


Not much more detail has been released at this point but we do have a release date and a new trailer to help bring in the new racer. Need for Speed Payback is coming everywhere on November 10th to Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Origin for PC. Check out the trailer below.


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