The Need for Speed series looked like it was on ice for a little while, but as of Thursday morning EA finally confirmed that we’ll get a new cops versus street racers game later this year.
It’s called Need for Speed: Heat and it’s launching on November 8. The first gameplay will be shown off during the new press conference at Gamescom this year, although the official reveal trailer is a pretty good indication of what to expect.
I’ve always had a soft spot for the Need for Speed games — it brought my fiancee and I together, funnily enough — but the last three titles have been well below the glory days of Underground 1 and 2. The trailer has a ton of drag races and other footage that look a little reminiscent of the first Underground, but we’ll see how it holds up at Gamescom later this month.