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Free Need for Speed World boasts one million users

Posted by: Chad at 9/9/2010 8:53 PM
Gamers must like racing for free.  Why?  Well, over one million users have registered to play Need for Speed World.  Even if you've checked it out in the past, EA says to keep an eye on what's in the pipeline.  More features, cars, performance customization, a new region and even a co-op pursuit mode are in the works.  All players can now click here to download the game and play for free.  Have you had a chance to check it out?  Let us know!



NEED FOR SPEED WORLD ECLIPSES ONE MILLION
REGISTERED USERS

All-New Content Further Expands the Hit MMO Racing Game This Fall
Vancouver, British Columbia. – September 9, 2010 – Black Box, an Electronic Arts studio (NASDAQ:ERTS), today announced that Need for Speed™ World, the massively multiplayer online action racing game, has surpassed one million registered users. In the coming weeks and months, Need for Speed World will be adding new features and game-expanding content including more cars, deep performance customization, a new world region and a co-op pursuit mode.

Starting today, all players will have full access to Need for Speed World for free*. Racers can play the entire game at no cost or can purchase SpeedBoost items to accelerate their career progression including items like power-ups, double XP periods and even rental cars. Every player can now feel the rush of illicit street racing as they speed their way through an immersive, socially-connected Need for Speed experience.

“Need for Speed fans have played a critical role in making Need for Speed World a success. Fan feedback has helped shape every aspect of the experience - whether it’s the creation of a new feature or improving polish and progression,” said John Doyle, Senior Producer, Need for Speed World. “We’re excited to open the gates so that every Need for Speed World player now has free access to all current and future content including new modes, cars, features and more.”

Need for Speed World brings together best in class action racing with an unparalleled social experience for the PC. Players can compete against their friends, family or pick from thousands of top ranked players to challenge in intense online battles and police pursuits. Gamers race the way they want in an ever expanding world that continues to grow with a constant stream of new content, cars, and features.

Need for Speed World is being developed by Black Box, an Electronic Arts studio and is rated E10+. To quickly and easily download the game or for more information visit world.needforspeed.com or follow us on Twitter at NeedforSpeed.

*Terms and conditions apply. See world.needforspeed.com for additional details.