A trailer for the new game will premiere on Thursday, October 6 at 4pm BST / 11am EST.
EA confirmed in May that the next Need for Speed game would be released in the fourth quarter of 2022.
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It’s been claimed that the title will be set in a fictionalised version of Chicago called Lake Shore City and feature a photo-realistic art style mixed with anime elements.
A short gameplay clip of the title seemingly leaked in August, showing a car crashing while attempting to jump through an obstacle.
EA announced in February 2020 that it had handed Need for Speed development duties back to Criterion Games as it planned to restructure Ghost Games, which made the previous four entries in the racing series
UK-based Criterion is best known for the Burnout series and has also developed two previous Need for Speed titles: 2010’s Hot Pursuit and 2012’s Most Wanted. It contributed to 2013’s Need for Speed Rivals too.