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There is still one more hour to go for an official Need for Speed reveal, although it seems like Amazon has pull the trigger earlier than expected and give us some more details about EA’s latest entry in its popular racing franchise.

According to Amazon US listing, Need for Speed is apparently titled as Need for Speed: Payback and is set in fictional Fortune Valley which draws inspiration from Las Vegas. You can presumably play as three different characters – Tyler the Racer, Mac the Showman, and Jess the Wheelman in search of vegenance against The House which is described as “a nefarious cartel that rules the City’s Casino, criminals, and cops”.

Here’s the Amazon describtion for the product:

Need for speed, One of the world’s bestselling video game franchises, returns with a vengeance in the new action-driving blockbuster need for speed payback. Set in the Underworld of Fortune Valley, you and your Crew are reunited by a search for vengeance against the House, a nefarious cartel that rules the City’s Casino, criminals, and cops. In this corrupt gambler’s paradise, the stakes are high and the House always wins. Play a variety of challenges and events as tyler, the racer; Mac, the showman, and jess, the wheelman. Each driver must take on races, missions, and challenges to earn the respect of the valley’s underground and compete in the Ultimate race to finally take down the House. From insane Heist missions to devastating car battles to jaw cropping set piece moments, need for speed payback delivers an edge-of-your-seat, action-driving fantasy.

Need for Speed: Payback is slated for a November 10 release date this year on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. For more details and official reveal head towards Need for Speed’s official YouTube channel.

Update: Evidently, EA and Ghost Games, developer behind 2015’s Need for Speed reboot, officially unveils Need for Speed: Payback as a November 10, 2017 title.

“This explosive adventure is filled with intense heist missions, high stakes car battles, epic cop pursuits and jaw dropping set pieces,” reads a press release we received just moments ago. “It’s blockbuster gameplay never before seen from the series, fueled by a gripping story of betrayal and revenge. With Need for Speed Payback, it’s no longer just about being the first to cross the finish line or racing to prove to be the best, it’s about building the perfect ride, getting behind the wheel and playing out an action driving fantasy”.

“Need for Speed returns this year to challenge what players expect from racing games. We’re still delivering everything our fans love about the franchise – the deepest customization, an impressive roster of cars, intense races and open world pursuits – but with Need for Speed Payback, we’re bringing together all those elements in an all new blockbuster driving experience,” said Marcus Nilsson, Executive Producer. “From the story, to the different characters you can drive as, to the varied missions, to the edge-of-your-seat moments, this is our vision for what action driving entertainment means today.”

Pre-ordering the game will assure you a Need for Speed Payback Platinum Car Pack and will give you instant access to five uniquely customized and tuned iconic cars at launch, each with exclusive Platinum Blue Tire Smoke. The Car Pack includes:

  • Nissan 350Z 2008
  • Chevrolet Camaro SS 1967
  • Dodge Charger R/T 1969
  • Ford F-150
  • Raptor 2016
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2016

There’s also a Delux Edition which not only gives you up to three days of early access to the full game but also gives you access to exclusive customization items such as the Deluxe Edition license plate and NOS color, in-game discounts, Rep bonuses, everything the Platinum Car Pack has to offer, and more.

You can also get your hands on the game before launch through EA Access and Origin Access, where members can play for up to 10 hours starting Thursday, November 2nd with the EA Access and Origin Access Play First Trial.

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