Need for Speed Unbound Introduces Meetups & Side Bets; New Trailer & Screenshots

Publisher EA and developer Criterion have shared a new gameplay video for their upcoming racing title, Need for Speed Unbound, highlighting Speed Race events, including Meetups and Side Bets.

During Meetups, players can interact with each other within an underground locale to show off their customized rides. Further, money can be put on the line for impactful races. Spectators can view said races and place bets on who will win, allowing for potentially substantial earnings. New areas of Lakeshore City can be explored by using Meetups as an avenue as well.

Check out our previous coverage emphasizing this entry’s stylistic art direction, and the official reveal trailer.

Brand new screenshots were also unveiled, viewable via our gallery below:

You can view the new Need for Speed Unbound gameplay trailer showcasing Speed Racing below:

Need for Speed Unbound is launching for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on December 2, 2022. This title will debut the series’ jump into 4K resolution and 60 FPS, boasting new immersive graphical capabilities with the most realistic cars seen in the franchise.

Players will find themselves competing in Lakeshore’s Ultimate street racing challenge, The Grand, where one can also fully realize their ultimate racing fantasy via incredible customization.


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