The new action driving blockbuster from one of the world’s bestselling video game franchises hits today. Need for Speed Payback is billed as an explosive adventure filled with heist missions, high stakes car battles, cop pursuits and jaw dropping set pieces. Its blockbuster gameplay never before seen from the series, is fueled by a story of betrayal and revenge. With Need for Speed Payback, it’s no longer just about being the first to cross the finish line, it’s about playing out an action driving fantasy, and we can’t wait.

Set in the underworld of Fortune Valley, players drive as three distinct characters reunited by a quest for vengeance against The House, a nefarious cartel that rules the city’s casinos, criminals and cops. You’ll take on a variety of challenges and events as Tyler, the Racer; Mac, the Showman; and Jess, the Wheelman to earn the respect of the underground.

Below is the racers most recent trailer and highlights the car customisation options. You’ll be able to customise bumpers hoods and spoilers, and more importantly there’s performance enhancing customisations too. Six categories including Block, Head, Turbo, Exhaust, Engine Control Unit and Transmission, Check it out.

Need for Speed Payback is already available to pre-order. If you do pre-order, you’ll receive the Need for Speed Payback Platinum Car Pack and get instant access to five uniquely customized and tuned iconic cars at launch, each with exclusive Platinum Blue Tire Smoke. The Car Pack includes the Nissan 350Z 2008, Chevrolet Camaro SS 1967, Dodge Charger R/T 1969, Ford F-150 Raptor 2016 and the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2016.

The Need for Speed Payback Deluxe Edition gives players up to three days of early access to the full game, along with exclusive customization items such as the Deluxe Edition license plate and NOS colour, in-game discounts, Rep bonuses, everything the Platinum Car Pack has to offer.

Here at P&L we’re huge fans of the Need for Speed franchise and can’t wait for this to drop. It’s been a few good months for petrol heads as we had Project CARS 2 and then the highly anticipated Gran Turismo Sport hit last month too. Let’s hope Need for Speed Payback delivers some thrills today!