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New Need For Speed Announcement Teased With Countdown Timer

The popular driving franchise has waned in recent years.

by William Schwartz

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EA is getting ready to reveal something about the Need for Speed franchise.   A countdown timer has popped up on the EA website that will end in about 2-days time.  When that timer expires, it is likely that Electronic Arts will reveal what’s next for the driving series as they confirmed earlier this year that a game is in development and that it would be released before March 2020.

What’s next for the Need for Speed franchise

It’s been some time since a new Need for Speed game has been released, and the last few  entries in the series haven’t been great.  Electronic Arts had released a new Need for Speed game each year from 2002 until 2013 before fatigue set in for the franchise.  Then after a couple of year breaks they released the Need for Speed reboot and Need for Speed: Payback, which were both received with mixed reviews from critics and consumers.

Can EA turn the Need for Speed franchise around?

Need for Speed: Payback was probably one of the worst Need for Speed games in the series with a focus on micro-transactions and a very grind-heavy progression system.

We won’t need to wait too long for the reveal of the new Need for Speed.  The timer countdown is set to end on Wednesday, August 12th.

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