The New Want for Velocity Will Have Offline Single-Participant, Coming

EA-owned Ghost Video games has confirmed {that a} new Want for Velocity sport will launch later this 12 months, with the return of a characteristic whose omission had infuriated many: the choice to play offline.

“It is possible for you to to play by way of a single participant expertise utterly offline,” the builders mentioned in an official weblog publish. “Earlier than you ask, and we all know you’ll, this does imply it is possible for you to to pause the sport.”

In two earlier entries, Want for Velocity had develop into an always-online expertise, in a bid to merge the single-player and multiplayer expertise. It appears EA is keen to backtrack on that mission, although there’s each likelihood that you’ll lose out on some single-player options whilst you’re offline. We received’t know for positive till EA Play, the corporate’s E3 off-shoot, rolls round in June.

On the face of it, it’s nonetheless a pleasant acceptance by the studio, after delivering two NFS titles – 2013’s Rivals, and 2015’s eponymous reboot – that primarily held you hostage.

Alongside, Ghost Video games additionally revealed a number of different particulars of their new racing sport. For starters, the brand new NFS can be playable in daylight, versus the 2015 instalment that came about fully at evening/daybreak.

Secondly, automobile customisation will stick round after making a return. “It’s not going away and it’ll play as sturdy a task as ever as we transfer ahead into the subsequent sport and past,” it added.

Along with that, it can keep on with its open-world coverage: “Whether or not you’re trying out your freshly customised journey or smoking the competitors in an occasion up within the canyons, you’re going to desire a world that not solely appears lovely, however affords you the house during which to do the belongings you need.”

And lastly, grime racing additionally appears to be part of NFS 2017. “We’re dialling up the motion and permitting you to tear up the tarmac, and grime, to your coronary heart’s content material,” Ghost Video games mentioned.

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