Need for Speed Rivals

  • Released on Nov 22, 2013
  • By Ghost Games for PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360

[edit] Background

Welcome to Redview County, where a street-racing rivalry between cops and racers never stops as both sides push the limits to win followers and support in an all-out media war.

[edit] Game Play

  • Defeat your rivals by any means necessary

Racers are lone wolves out for their own glory; driving agile cars built for high speed racing and epic chases. Cops work in teams to hunt down and bust racers using the full power of the police force.

Switch roles whenever you like, and watch the stakes grow through a new scoring system that puts your speed points on the line letting you push how far you’ll go for greater rewards.

[edit] Features

  • Destroying the line between singleplayer and multiplayer

New in Need for Speed Rivals, All-Drive destroys the line between singleplayer and multiplayer gameplay. Seamlessly join a world where your friends are already racing and chasing. No lobbies. No waiting.

Paths cross and experiences merge, creating a world where your race and your friend's pursuit collide

  • Experience speed that you can truly feel

The power of the Frostbite 3 gaming engine brings the breathtaking scope and high speed action of Redview County to life. Every detail of the game world is rendered in stunning, high definition, next generation graphics, while weather conditions constantly change as you race and chase in snow, hail, rain, dust storms and heavy fog.

Connect with the Need for Speed Network to drop roadblocks or alert friends of inbound cops. Compare your progress against your rivals and share pictures of your best races and chases.

  • Personalize your cars with performance and style

Power up your car with the latest upgrades in gadget technology and personalize your bodywork with fresh paintjobs, liveries, custom license plates, rims, and decals to show off your car to the world.

You can save different configurations and keep a variety of car packages on alert to leave your mark no matter the situation.

  • Use the latest gadgets and modifications

Intense racing moments are made even more thrilling with access to technology and upgrades customized to each side of the law.

Racers evade cops using tech such as turbos bursts, jammers and electromagnetic pulses. Cops are outfitted for aggressive busts with shockwaves, roadblocks, helicopter support and more. No matter the side you choose, use technology to stay one step ahead of your rivals.

Forum Posts


Need for Speed Rivals gets a new trailer, where EA reminds us that racing games can be social

Stay connected to the game, forever

Dec 03, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 4 comments
Ghost Games confirms Need for Speed Rivals will debut on PlayStation 4 starting November 15

Big props to Ghost Games and EA for making this happen

Nov 04, 2013, by Rory Young | 5 comments
Criterion Games restructures down to 15 members after deciding not to work on Need for Speed

A Criterion Games both familiar and yet irreconcilably different

Sep 14, 2013, by Rory Young | 3 comments
Need for Speed Rivals video goes through customization, where you can race with camo paint job

It won't look good, but you can do it anyway

Sep 12, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 7 comments

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Nov 22, 2013 (XBOXONE)
    • Nov 19, 2013 (PC)
    • Nov 15, 2013 (PS4)
  • Europe:
    • Nov 29, 2013 (PS4)
    • Nov 22, 2013 (XBOXONE)
  • Australia: Nov 28, 2013
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