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Published on February 26th, 2013 | by G. Bargas, Managing Editor

Need for Speed Most Wanted Kicks Up Dust with New DLC Packs


Electronic Arts and Criterion Games announced today that they will add new content to its successful racer, Need for Speed Most Wanted. The games do, however, come with a hefty price tag. The three downloadable content packs releasing are the Need for Speed Terminal Velocity pack (1200 MS points/$14.99), Need for Speed Movie Legends ( 800 MS Points/$9.99) and Need for Speed Heroes ( 800 MS Points/$9.99). Each has its own specific attributes; the Terminal Velocity pack offering the most bang for your buck in terms of content. The content will be available on Origin starting Mar. 13.

So what exactly do these new content packs include?

Cars like the Porsche 918 Spyder 2013 and Audi RS3 2012 are available in the Terminal Velocity Pack. The content takes you through the Hughes Airport, an added venture to Fairhaven City. If you are looking to pick up the entire DLC kit, you can download the Deluxe Bundle for 2000 MS Points or $24.99.

Here is what you can expect from each content pack:

  • Need for Speed Movie Legends – Always wanted to drive like your favorite action movie star? Now you can! Need for Speed Movie Legends features five of the world’s most iconic cars to have graced the silver screen. Gamers can take out rivals with debonair style in the luxurious Aston Martin DBS 2008 and Aston Martin DB5. Those who want to make like bandits and elude the police can get behind the wheel of the Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am Special Edition 1977. Players can also harness the power and aggression of a Dodge Charger R/T 1970 for fast races and furious chases. Finally, for racers who want to know what it feels like to disappear in the blink of an eye, comes an all new Need for Speed Most Wanted car: the Shelby GT500 1967. Need for Speed Movie Legends also comes with 8 new single player sprint events, 136 new multiplayer milestones, 50 new license plates and more. Need for Speed Movie Legends will be available for 800 MS Points or $9.99.
  • Need For Speed Heroes – Take a trip down memory lane in five famous cars from Need for Speed history: the raucous Lamborghini Diablo SV from Need for Speed III Hot Pursuit, the terrifyingly powerful Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) from Need for Speed Underground, the ‘drift-a-licious’ Nissan 350Z from Need for Speed Underground 2, the ferocious Porsche 911 GT2 from Need for Speed Undercover and the ultimate Most Wanted car, the BMW M3 GTR from the 2005 Need for Speed Most Wanted. Players can test the limits of these Need for Speed throwbacks in 8 new high intensity Races and Speed Runs. Need for Speed Heroes also comes with 25 new liveries, 136 new multiplayer milestones and more. Need for Speed Heroes will be available for 800 MS Points or $9.99.
  • Deluxe DLC Bundle – Get all three packs in one! Players will have full access to all the content from Need for Speed Terminal Velocity, Need for Speed Movie Legends and Need for Speed Heroes with this DLC. Need for Speed Deluxe DLC Bundle will be available for 2000 MS Points or $24.99.


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