A Deluxe Edition was also announced at the end of the trailer.Numerous teasers were released leading up to the game's reveal on June 2, 2017 such as an initial reveal of the game's setting with an Under the Hood article and multiple tweeted images leading up to June 2nd.Players take on the role of three characters across the single player campaign; Street Leagues are the street racing crews that can be found across Fortune Valley.Each has their own skill level, racing discipline, style, and crew boss.
Parts available can be equipped to vehicles through the garage, but parts have to be unlocked by reaching certain milestones and the amount of available parts differs between vehicles.
Need for Speed: Payback is the twenty-third game in the Need for Speed series developed by Ghost Games.
It was released worldwide by publisher Electronic Arts on November 10, 2017 as well as an earlier November 7, 2017 release for the Deluxe Edition.
Offering a risk and reward design, earning rep goes towards rewards with long strings of driving maneuvers offering multipliers called Heaters.
Challenges also offer opportunities to earn bank, but also raise the stakes in races.
A side bet is an optional wager that can be placed at the beginning of an event.