Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit could soon celebrate a return as a remaster. According to a recent report, the game is under development by the makers of Burnout Paradise Remastered. Hot Pursuit was released in 2010 and is still one of the best parts of the series. A confirmation from EA is still pending.
Publisher Electronic Arts appears to be relaunching another racing game from its portfolio shortly. After the release of Burnout Paradise Remastered, Stellar Entertainment's development studio is now to work on Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. That is at least from a current one items by VentureBeat journalist Jeff Grubb. The game will be released within the next twelve months.
Even though the report is specifically about upcoming EA titles for Nintendo Switch, implementation on other platforms is very likely. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit was released in 2010 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 and is still considered one of the best offshoots in the series. The new edition of the racing game would also shorten the waiting time for the next Need for Speed from Criterion Games. Recently there was within EA Play a first look at the next-gen vehicles.
Depending on the release of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered (buy now) the title could of course also appear in addition for PS5 and Xbox Series X. VentureBeat's list also lists Plants vs. Zombies Battle for Neighborville and a new EA original for Nintendo Switch. A re-release of the Mass Effect Trilogy has already been suggested by Jeff Grubb. The absence on the list could mean that the new edition will not appear on Nintendo Switch or that the release is still more than twelve months away.
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