Need for Speed: Most Wanted DLC: Heroes and Legends reach Terminal Velocityby David Hinkle | @davehinkle | February 26th 2013 at 9:00am February 26th 2013 9:00 am
A trio of new DLC packs have pulled in to Need for Speed: Most Wanted 's Fairhaven city, bringing a cadre of new cars and an entirely new game area with them. Terminal Velocity is the first offering and most substantial, bringing speeders to Fairhaven International Airport. The airport itself is under construction in-game, and features lots of launchers for high-flying antics, along with a new "nitrous jump" mod for extra pop off those construction ramps.
Need for Speed Movie Legends is a DLC pack centered around iconic movie rides. Bond's Aston Martin DBS 2008 and Aston Martin DB5 are here – Smokey's Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am Special Edition 1977 is represented, as is Vin Diesel's chunky ride from the Fastion & Furious. the Dodge Charger R/T 1970. Rounding out the pack is the Shelby GT500 1967 from Gone in 60 Seconds.
The third DLC pack focuses on the Need for Speed series' lineage of locomotion. Need For Speed Heroes comes sporting five new whips: the Lamborghini Diablo SV from Need for Speed III Hot Pursuit ; Need for Speed: Underground 's Nissan Skyline GT-R; the Nissan 350Z from Need for Speed Underground 2 ; Porsche 911 GT2 from Need for Speed Undercover ; and the BMW M3 GTR featured in the original Need for Speed Most Wanted from back in 2005.
All of this DLC is available piecemeal on Xbox Live and PSN right now – 1,200 Microsoft Points ($14.99) for Terminal Velocity and 800 Microsoft Points ($10) each for the other two packs. EA is also offering all three packs together at a discount for 2,000 Microsoft Points ($24.99). Origin users will have to wait until March 13. A full breakdown of each DLC pack can be seen after the break.
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The following DLC packs will launch on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace and PlayStation®Network on Feb 26 and on Origin March 13:
Need for Speed Most Wanted Terminal Velocity - Need for Speed Most Wanted Terminal Velocity introduces players to Hughes International Airport, an expansive new location in Fairhaven City that gives players more opportunities to race, jump and drift their way to becoming the Most Wanted racer. Take on new single player modes with heightened levels of maneuverability in some of the world's most coveted new rides including the Porsche 918 Spyder 2013, BMW 1 Series M Coupe 2012, Audi RS3 2012, Ford Fiesta ST 2012 and Alfa Romeo Mito
QV 2012. The cars have been hand-picked for their tight controls, enabling them to bust through airport gates, while also being quick and light enough with the new Jump Nitrous mod to jump through and over everything else. Need for Speed Most Wanted Terminal Velocity is also packed with 136 new multiplayer milestones, 10 new multiplayer speedlists, 40 new billboards, 8 new achievements and more. Need for Speed Terminal Velocity will be available for 1200 MS points or $14.99.
Need for Speed Movie Legends - Always wanted to drive like your favorite action movie star? Now you can! 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.Source: www.engadget.com