What you need to know
- Need for Speed Heat is the latest entry in the popular franchise.
- The franchise has languished in comparison to other games lately.
- Criterion Games is working on the next title.
- The team added cross-play between all platforms to Need for Speed Heat.
Ghost Games has made the past few Need for Speed games and they haven't done well at all. Compared to titles like Forza Motorsport or Horizon, they aren't on the same level when it comes to visuals and handling. It seems like EA wants to change the franchise and returned development to Criterion Games.
Criterion plans to release the last Need for Speed Heat update tomorrow which adds cross-play. The studio said the following on the EA website.
Cross-play seems like the future of the industry and it's great to see Criterion add it to Need for Speed Heat. We can't wait to see what how the franchise evolves in the future.
It'll last you a couple of months
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
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