Need for Speed: Heat sends fans to Palm City, a brand-new open world where street racers have gathered to make their names known. By day, players compete in the Speedhunters Showdown, a sanctioned competition where they earn Bank to customize and upgrade their garage of high-performance cars. At night, players risk it all to build their Rep in underground races where a rogue police task force roams the streets, ready to take racers down and swipe all their earnings. The roads, the risks, and the rides never end in this street racer where a player can roll deep with their crew, build their garage full of hot cars, and make the city their nonstop playground.
- Take Chances, Take Victories - Lay it on the line in the Speedhunter Showdown by day, competing to win bank in race, drift, and off-road events. Then take on the city by night and hit up underground street races to build your reputation. Only watch your back when it comes to cops, because when the sun goes down you’re not the only one breaking the rules. The thrills never stop as you face big risks that are sure to get your blood pumping
- Be Unruly, Be Expressive - With even more options to customize your stable of cars as well as personalize your identity behind the wheel, this isn’t the time to hold back - be unique and make sure everyone knows who you are. And that means your wheels too - tune your car’s performance and handling to suit your style then build a crew of online friends and hit the streets to wreak havoc across Palm City. And if anyone tries to stop you... that’s when the real fun starts
- Beat the Heat - You’ll have to go out of your way to rile up the cops patrolling Palm City during daylight hours. But after dark the rules change when a rogue task force comes out to play - now they’re on the hunt for you and your wheels. Delve deeper into the story and face off against the head of the task force, Lt. Mercer who runs a corrupt operation targeting racers and chopping their cars for cash. Now in Mercer’s sights, you must race to expose the cop’s crooked dealings if you have any hope of staying alive and making it into street racing’s elite