Need for Speed Unbound Vol.5 Arrives Today with New Cars, Speed Pass Content, and Premium DLC

Need for Speed Unbound
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NFS enthusiasts, get ready to rev your engines, because Need for Speed Unbound Vol.5 has made its grand entrance on October 12th, bringing a trove of exciting updates and additions. Here’s everything you need to know about this thrilling new release.

Full Patch Notes: For a comprehensive look at all the changes, enhancements, and additions in Vol.5, be sure to read the full Patch Notes by clicking here.


Linkup Areas Expansion: With the Vol.5 update, Linkup areas have now expanded to cover all 14 areas. Get ready to join forces with 15 other players and take on all 14 Linkups from Vol. 3 and Vol. 4. Showcase your skills in epic stunts and heroic driving across over four rounds in locations like Yams Wind Farm, Marigold Golf Course, and Jefferson Quarry. Prove you’re at the top of your game and compete to emerge as the MVP.

New Speed Pass Content: Just as with previous Volumes, Vol.5 introduces 75 refreshed free ranks in the Speed Pass. These ranks offer a plethora of wild retro kaleidoscopic cosmetics and customizations. As you climb the ranks and reach rank 50, you’ll unlock the prestigious Buick Grand National GNX from 1987, ready to cruise the scene in style.

Refreshed Challenges: Vol.5 ups the challenge ante with over sixty new Daily, Weekly, and One-Shot Challenges. Take on these fresh tasks alongside the 150+ previously featured Challenges to earn valuable XP and build your Bank. Do you think you’ve got what it takes to complete a challenge like getting 25 near misses in any BMW while being pursued by the cops? If so, you’ll unlock the brand-new BMW M2 Coupé from 2023.

New Premium DLC: Vol.5 introduces three enticing Premium DLC packs that are now available for purchase. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Trick or Street Swag Pack: Show that you’ve reached the pinnacle of the scene with the Legendary Custom MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ’17, part of the Trick or Street Swag Pack. This premium pack includes a fantastic array of classic artwork inspired by the golden age of American animation. These designs adorn items such as a clothing pack, Skeleton Head mask, a unique driving effect, an exclusive horn, and more.
  • Volkswagen Beetle (1963) Legendary Custom Pack: This pack grants you access to the Legendary Custom Volkswagen Beetle (1963) with a custom body kit and livery. Additionally, you’ll receive a 10-level Speed Pass boost, providing you with 10 exciting new cosmetic and customization items. Please note that this boost won’t take you beyond rank 75 and activates upon purchase.
  • Vol.5 Customs Pack: Last but certainly not least, the Vol.5 Customs Pack brings three new custom builds to the forefront: the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport (2017), BMW i8 Coupé (2018), and the Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe (2018).

EA Play Exclusive: As an extra bonus for EA Play members, the Epic Custom Mercury Cougar (1967) will be awaiting you in your garage, adding to your already impressive collection.

Need for Speed™ Unbound Vol.5 has truly raised the stakes and promises an abundance of high-octane excitement. So, rev up your engines and hit the asphalt!

Rizwan Ahmad
Rizwan Ahmad

Rizwan is an avid mobile geek and a gaming lover. He loves to keep a tab on new tech and loves to share the latest tech news and reviews on Smartphones, Gadgets, Apps, and more.


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