EA announced today that Need for Speed No Limits VR is in development for Daydream, Google’s mobile virtual reality platform. The game will launch sometime this holiday season, but a concrete release date has not been provided yet.
Need for Speed No Limits VR is being developed by EA’s Firemonkeys studio in Melbourne, Australia. This title will deliver the racing action of the Need for Speed franchise on a VR platform that players can take on the go.
Need for Speed No Limits VR was first revealed as a Daydream release at Google I/O earlier this year.
Tony Lay, Firemonkeys’ General Manager, had this to say about the release: “We’re always looking for ways to make our games more intense, more immersive, and more fun – and we are excited to bring Need for Speed No Limits VR to Daydream. We think players will love this all-new way to experience the world of Need for Speed No Limits.”
Mike Jazayeri, Director of Product Management for Daydream, voiced similar enthusiasm: “EA and Firemonkeys create some of the best games in the world, and we’re thrilled that they’re developing for Daydream. Need for Speed No Limits VR leverages Daydream’s powerful performance and controller in an immersive racing game for any Daydream-ready phone.”
Here are some of the notable features Need for Speed No Limits VR has to offer:
- Driving an incredible selection of over 30 of the most exotic and desirable cars on the planet, featuring manufacturers such as Lamborghini, Ford, Mazda, McLaren, Subaru and Dodge;
- Racing 60 events across 12 tracks set in 4 realistic environments, including notable regions such as Central, The Cape, Los Verdes and Blackridge;
- Selecting from 5 event types: Hit List, Special Delivery, Street Race, Speed Run and Checkpoint;
- Competing with players from across the world via event leaderboards with Google Play Games Login.
Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL are the first Daydream-ready phones available on the mobile market.
To find out more about Need for Speed No Limits VR, check out EA’s website.