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Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Gets Three New DLC Packs

by William Schwartz

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Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit will be getting three new content packs starting next week.  Criterion has just announced the three new DLC packs for their award winning racing game.

Armed and Dangerous, will launch on February 22nd and will feature two new game modes: Most Wanted and Arms Race. Most Wanted will have the police chase down a specific racer, while the rest of the racer group protects the target.  Arms Race is free-for-all racing with weapons enabled. Also included in the pack will be three new trophies/achievements. The Armed and Dangerous DLC is set to launch for 560 MS points or $6.99.

Lamborghini Untamed will release on March 1st and includes Police and Racer versions of the Lamborghini Diablo, Countach and Sesto Elemento. The DLC will cost $6.99/560 MS points. The DLC also includes ten new events and four new trophies/achievements.

Porsche Unleashed will release on March 8th with  the 82 Porsche 911 Turbo, Porsche 959 and 911 Speedster. Alongside the new cars there are ten new events and four new trophies/achievements. This DLC will cost you the same price as the Lamborghini Pack $5.49 / 560 MS Points.

As of this time the three DLC packs will be releasing for the PS3 and Xbox 360. There have been no plans announced by EA to bring the content to the PC.

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Armed and Dangerous
The first pack, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Armed and Dangerous, contains two all-new game modes that expand and extend the spectacular online experience. “Most Wanted” is an open world battle where the cops are out to bust a specific racer while the racers battle to protect them, making full use of the open world, weaponry and demanding team tactics. In “Arms Race” it’s every man for himself as racers use their full arsenal of weaponry on each other in ruthless races to the finish. In addition, this pack also contains three new trophies and achievements. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Armed and Dangerous will be available beginning February 22 for £5.49 (560 Microsoft Points) on the PlayStation®Network or Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Porsche Unleashed
The third pack, Porsche Unleashed, continues to add to the already stellar lineup of Porsche cars in the game. Any car enthusiast will be delighted to see the Porsche 911 Turbo (1982 Edition) make its way into the game, along with the Porsche 959 and 911 Speedster. The Porsche 911 Turbo is a high performance tier one car, designed to enable players to go back and reignite their earliest rivalries and beat their friends’ times. Also included in this pack are 10 new events and four new trophies and achievements. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Porsche Unleashed will be available March 8 for £5.49 (560 Microsoft Points) on the PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Lamborghini Untamed
Lamborghini Untamedadds three of the world’s most famous Lamborghini’s to the game, but with a Need for Speed Hot Pursuit twist; the legendary Lamborghini Diablo SV, Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV and Lamborghini Sesto Elemento will all be playable as both a cop and a racer. In addition to this, the Lamborghini Untamed content pack will include 10 new events and four new trophies and achievements. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Lamborghini Untamed will be available beginning March 1 for £5.49 (560 Microsoft Points) on the PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

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