Briefly: The next Need for Speed will require an online connection, according to a tweet from the racing series' official Twitter account. This development isn't too surprising after seeing persistent connectivity play such a big part in NFS Rivals. Let's hope the implementation improves for the upcoming game.
@DeanRheims NFS will require an online connection, but the benefits are nice. More variety and a more rewarding experience with friends.
— Need for Speed (@NeedforSpeed) May 28, 2015