Need for Speed: Unbound Release Date, Trailer, System Requirements and Car List

The last Need for Speed ever released was NFS: Heat in 2019. It has been 3 years since we ever heard of a new NFS game. Well, the wait is finally over and there is a new Need for Speed game in town. Titled Unbound, the new NFS is here to bring in new changes and a new era in the NFS universe. Now that the game has been revealed let’s take a look at everything we know so far about the new Need for Speed: Unbound Release Date, Trailer, System Requirements, and Car Lists.

Need for Speed Unbound Release Date

The all-new Need for Speed Unbound game was announced on the 6th of October 2022 paired with a reveal trailer. This new game is slated for a December 2, 2022 release date. Pre-orders for the game have already begun on respective platforms for PC and consoles. You can check out the brand-new reveal trailer by heading here.

Need for Speed: Unbound- Developer and Publisher

As expected, Electronic Arts will be the publisher of the Need for Speed game. This time, Criterion Games have been tasked with developing Need for Speed: Unbound. This is the same team behind games like NFS Most Wanted,  NFS Rivals, Battlefield 2042,  and Burnout Paradise- just to name a few.

Need for Speed Unbound Trailer and Gameplay

With the new NFS Unbound game, there are a lot of things to unpack. First off, the new game. When you watch the trailer you can see some new effects around the cars. There seems to be a new anime theme going around which is not limited to the anime-themed car wraps spotted in the game trailer. The game also showcases whole new car customization options such as widebody kits, wings, and even bumper delete options for select cars.

Need for Speed Unbound Trailer

The new NFS this time takes place in Lakeshore City. As you would expect there are a lot of events within the game across the various parts of Lakeshore City, There’s A$AP Rocky in the game who you will have to beat and if you win will be able to take away his custom-designed one of a kind Mercedes 190E. There are a lot of events and races to play around in the new NFS Unbound game.

Need for Speed: Unbound – Lakeshore Spots

There are eight important spots in Lakeshore. There are as follows:

  • Rydell’s Rydes
  • Storm Drain, Cyrill Heights
  • City Pier, Underwood Gardens
  • Rudiger’s Safehouse, Yams Park
  • Car plant, Kennedy Test Track
  • Quarry Domes, Lakeshore Quarry
  • L-Train, City
  • Mountain road, Kennedy Drive

Need for Speed Unbound Cars List

Every time a car-related game is released, players want to know if their favorite cars or brands are available in the game. Well, with Need for Speed: Unbound, there will be a total of 143 cars. We can expect more cars made available in the game via DLCs and updates during the course of the game’s life. Here are the list of cars in Need For Speed Unbound game.

Need for Speed Unbound System Requirements
  • Acura NSX 2017
  • Acura RSX-S 2004
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio 2016
  • Aston Martin DB11 2017
  • Aston Martin DB11 Volante 2018
  • Aston Martin DB5 1964
  • Aston Martin Vulcan 2016
  • BMW i8 Coupe 2018
  • BMW i8 Roadster 2018
  • BMW M1 1981
  • BMW M2 Competition 2019
  • BMW M3 2006
  • BMW M3 2010
  • BMW M3 Convertible 2010
  • BMW M3 Evolution II 1988
  • BMW M4 Convertible 2017
  • BMW M4 Coupe 2018
  • BMW M4 GTS 2016
  • BMW M5 2018
  • BMW X6 M 2016
  • BMW Z4 M40i 2019
  • Bugatti Chiron Sport 2017
  • Buick Grand National GNX 1987
  • Chevrolet Bel Air 1955
  • Chevrolet C10 Stepside Pickup 1965
  • Chevrolet Camaro SS 1967
  • Chevrolet Camaro Z28 2014
  • Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 2017
  • Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport 2017
  • Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2020
  • Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible 2020
  • Chevrolet Corvette Z06 2013
  • Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 2019
  • Dodge Challenger SRT8 2014
  • Dodge Charger R/T 1969
  • Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat 2019
  • Ferrari 458 Italia 2009
  • Ferrari 458 Spider 2011
  • Ferrari 488 GTB 2016
  • Ferrari 488 Pista 2019
  • Ferrari F40 1988
  • Ferrari FXX-K Evo 2018
  • Ferrari LaFerrari 2016
  • Ferrari Testarossa Coupé 1984
  • Ford Crown Victoria 2008
  • Ford F-150 Raptor 2017
  • Ford Focus RS 2016
  • Ford GT 2017
  • Ford Mustang 1965
  • Ford Mustang BOSS 302 1969
  • Ford Mustang Foxbody 1990
  • Ford Mustang GT 2015
  • Ford Mustang GT Convertible 2019
  • Honda Civic Type-R 2000
  • Honda Civic Type-R 2015
  • Honda NSX Type-R 1992
  • Honda S2000 Ultimate Edition 2009
  • Infiniti Q60S 2017
  • Jaguar F-Type R Convertible 2019
  • Jaguar F-Type R Coupe 2016
  • Koenigsegg Regera 2016
  • Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 SV Roadster 2018
  • Lamborghini Aventador S 2018
  • Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster 2018
  • Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Coupe 2019
  • Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster 2019
  • Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary 1989
  • Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4 2021
  • Lamborghini Diablo SV 1995
  • Lamborghini Huracán LP580-2 2018
  • Lamborghini Huracán LP580-2 Spyder 2018
  • Lamborghini Huracán Performante 2018
  • Lamborghini Huracán Performante Spyder 2018
  • Lamborghini Murciélago SV 2010
  • Lamborghini Urus 2018
  • Land Rover Defender 110 Double Cab Pickup 2015
  • Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR 2015
  • Lotus Emira 2021
  • Lotus Exige S 2006
  • Mazda MX5 1996
  • Mazda MX5 2015
  • Mazda RX-7 Spirit R 2002
  • Mazda RX-8 Spirit R (R3) 2011
  • McLaren 570S 2015
  • McLaren 570S Spider 2018
  • McLaren 600LT 2018
  • McLaren F1 1993
  • McLaren P1 2014
  • McLaren P1 GTR 2015
  • Mercedes-AMG A 45 2016
  • Mercedes-AMG C 63 Cabriolet 2018
  • Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe 2018
  • Mercedes-AMG G 63 2017
  • Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series 2021
  • Mercedes-AMG GT R 2017
  • Mercedes-AMG GT S 2019
  • Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster 2019
  • Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 1988
  • Mercury Cougar 1967
  • MINI John Cooper Works Countryman 2017
  • Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 1999
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 2007
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2008
  • NISSAN 180SX Type X 1996
  • NISSAN 350Z 2008
  • NISSAN 370Z Heritage Edition 2019
  • NISSAN 370Z Nismo 2015
  • NISSAN Fairlady 240ZG 1971
  • NISSAN GT-R Nismo 2017
  • NISSAN GT-R Premium 2017
  • NISSAN Silvia K’s 1998
  • NISSAN Silvia Spec-R Aero 2002
  • NISSAN Skyline 2000 GT-R 1971
  • NISSAN Skyline GT-R V·Spec 1993
  • NISSAN Skyline GT-R V·Spec 1999
  • NISSAN Z Prototype 2022
  • Pagani Huayra BC 2017
  • Plymouth Cuda 1970
  • Polestar Polestar 1 2020
  • Pontiac Firebird 1977
  • Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 2018
  • Porsche 911 Carrera GTS 2018
  • Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Convertible 2018
  • Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 2.8 1973
  • Porsche 911 Carrera S 1997
  • Porsche 911 GT2 RS 2018
  • Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2019
  • Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS 2018
  • Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet Exclusive 2018
  • Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series 2018
  • Porsche 918 Spyder 2015
  • Porsche Boxster 718 Spyder 2020
  • Porsche Cayman GT4 2015
  • Porsche Panamera Turbo 2017
  • SRT Viper GTS 2014
  • SUBARU BRZ Premium 2014
  • SUBARU Impreza WRX STI 2006
  • SUBARU Impreza WRX STI 2010
  • Volkswagen Beetle 1963
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI 1976
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2016
  • Volvo 242DL 1975
  • Volvo Amazon P130 1970

Need for Speed: Unbound – Game Editions and Supported Platforms

The new NFS game will be available on the Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and PC. If you are a PC gamer, you can purchase it either from Steam, Epic Games, or the Origin Store. NFS Unbound comes in two editions. There is the Standard edition and the Palace edition. Both editions are available for pre-order on respective store platforms.

Need for Speed Unbound Release Date

NFS: Unbound – Standard Editon

Here are the additional items you receive when you pre-order the Standard edition of NFS Unbound

  • Driving Effect
  • License Plate
  • Banner Artwork and Sticker
  • $150,000 Bank (Multiplayer use only)

NFS: Unbound – Palace edition Editon

Here is what the palace Editon of NFS Unbound gets you

  • 4 stunningly intense, new Custom Cars 
  • New gassy Driving Effects
  • Mashman Decals and License Plate
  • Exclusive Character Pose and Banner Artwork
  • Exclusive Clothing Pack containing 20 items

If you pre-order the Palace Editon of NFS: Unbound, you get access to the following items

  • Driving Effect
  • License Plate
  • Banner Artwork and Sticker
  • $150,000 Bank (Multiplayer use only)

Need for Speed: Unbound System Requirements

While we all know that the game will run fine on the Xbox and PlayStation consoles, the system requirements come in handy when you will be playing the game on PC. Here are the minimum and recommended system requirements for NFS Unbound game.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 or Intel Core i5-8600
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: AMD RX 570 or Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 50 GB

Recommended System Requirements

  • CPU: Windows 10 64 bit
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 or Intel Core i7 8700
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX5700 or Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 50 GB

Final Thoughts

This is everything you need to know about the new upcoming Need for Speed: Unbound game. In all fairness, there is yet a lot more info to be revealed to the public by the developers of the game. Details such as what other elements and missions can we see in the game, will the police have something to do in the game, and even the soundtracks for the game. The soundtracks in most Need for Speed games have always been phenomenal. As and when such info is released, we will be updating this story accordingly.

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