Need for Speed Coming to PC on March 15

Electronic Arts has announced the release date for the PC version of 2015’s Need for Speed.

The Ghost Games-developed game will launch for PC in North America on March 15th, and on March 17th for the rest of the world. If you’re an Origin member, you’ll get access to the game earlier, on March 10th.

Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the PC release.

Chief among the PC updates are the unlocked framerate, and support for up to 4K resolution.

The PC release of the game will include all of the console releases updates, including manual transmission, and even the Icons and Legends updates. Electronic Arts is also adding steering wheel support for Logitech, Thrustmaster and Fanatec wheels.

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  1. Immahnoob
    February 11, 2016 at 11:19 am

    Looks a lot like Underground with better graphics.

    Which is good.

  2. Nani Sore
    Nani Sore
    February 11, 2016 at 11:20 am

    Ah I missed Lil Jon :3c

  3. Pico
    February 11, 2016 at 11:22 am

    Allways online

  4. Professor_Icepick
    February 11, 2016 at 11:31 am

    If they’re still using Origin, then why would anyone care?

  5. TheManWithPants
    February 11, 2016 at 11:38 am

    Oh hey, I remember this serie-

  6. 21603
    February 11, 2016 at 12:09 pm

    Just play your on the house copy of Need for Speed Most Wanted? I think it’s Most Wanted. Whatever, one of them is free at the moment. Still uses Origin though and because of that I can’t be bothered playing it myself, but I still added it to my account because FREE.

  7. Neojames82
    February 11, 2016 at 12:12 pm

    Yeah I don’t know why EA hasn’t just given up on it already. I’m pretty sure it hasn’t made them a lot of money to justify its existence. They only created Origin because they wanted to be cheap asses and not pay Valve/Steam money. But I damn well guarantee if they started to put their newer releases on Steam they’d make a shit ton of money to offset the cost.

  8. Nagato
    February 11, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    This isn’t at all my kind of game, but good to see they do understand the PC audience with a trailer highlighting platform specific features like this.

  9. sanic
    February 11, 2016 at 12:23 pm

    Always online made sure I didn’t give it the time of day.

  10. djghost1133
    February 11, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    I don’t believe they ever had to pay valve…….so no.

  11. Master Bating
    Master Bating
    February 11, 2016 at 7:36 pm

    Valve gets a share of 30% for each copy bought directly from their store.

    With Origin they keep all the revenue with spyware and and their own DRM as extras.

  12. Neojames82
    February 12, 2016 at 2:59 am

    Really? I thought all companies had to share the profits from the game and they took more than half the cut.