Fans of the best racing game of the year, Need For Speed Hot Pursuit, should get their racing gloves ready. Tuesday, EA will release the first of three announced DLC packs for the game expanding not only the car selection but also adding game modes. Here are the details on the DLC along with their release dates:
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Armed and Dangerous – February 22, 2011
The first pack, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Armed and Dangerous, contains two all-new game modes that expand and extend the spectacular online experience. “Most Wanted” is an open world battle where the cops are out to bust a specific racer while the racers battle to protect them, making full use of the open world, weaponry and demanding team tactics. In “Arms Race” it’s every man for himself as racers use their full arsenal of weaponry on each other in ruthless races to the finish. In addition, this pack also contains three new trophies and achievements. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Armed and Dangerous will be available beginning February 22 for $6.99 (560 Microsoft Points) on the PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Lamborghini Untamed – March 1, 2011
Lamborghini Untamed adds three of the world’s most famous Lamborghini’s to the game, but with a Need for Speed Hot Pursuit twist; the legendary Lamborghini Diablo SV, Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV and Lamborghini Sesto Elemento will all be playable as both a cop and a racer. In addition to this, the Lamborghini Untamed content pack will include 10 new events and four new trophies and achievements. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Lamborghini Untamed will be available beginning March 1 for $6.99 (560 Microsoft Points) on the PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Porsche Unleashed – March 8, 2011
The third pack, Porsche Unleashed, continues to add to the already stellar lineup of Porsche cars in the game. Any car enthusiast will be delighted to see the Porsche 911 Turbo (1982 Edition) make its way into the game, along with the Porsche 959 and 911 Speedster. The Porsche 911 Turbo is a high performance tier one car, designed to enable players to go back and reignite their earliest rivalries and beat their friends’ times. Also included in this pack are 10 new events and four new trophies and achievements. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Porsche Unleashed will be available March 8 for $6.99 (560 Microsoft Points) on the PlayStation Network or Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
If you haven’t picked up this game yet – this should be reason enough to seek out the deals. Drivers – Start Your Engines!
Source: EA News Feed