Need for Speed: Unbound Vol. 5 Patch Notes Revealed: Quality-of-Life Improvements and More

Need for Speed Unbound

Need for Speed: Unbound Vol. 5 update is finally here! and if you are looking for the full patch notes details then you are at the right place. EA has released the full Need for Speed: Unbound Vol. 5 patch notes which you can check out below in this post. In addition to the thrilling content additions, this update also brings a host of quality-of-life improvements and fixes, ensuring a smoother, more enjoyable experience.

Need for Speed: Unbound Vol. 5 Update Highlights:

  • Linkup Areas Expansion: One of the standout features of the Vol. 5 update is the expansion of Linkup areas, now covering all 14 areas. This enhancement opens up even more possibilities for heart-pounding racing action.
  • 75 Speed Pass Levels: With the addition of Vol. 5, you’ll have access to a whopping 75 refreshed ranks in the Speed Pass, promising kaleidoscopic cosmetics and customizations. And when you reach rank 50, you’ll be taking to the streets in the iconic Buick Grand National GNX (1987).
  • New Vehicles: The need for speed gets a boost with an array of new vehicles available for free unlock, alongside some exciting premium content.

Now, let’s dive into the patch notes for Vol. 5, breaking down the general fixes and quality-of-life changes:


General Fixes & Improvements:

  • Resolved an issue where the “Repair at a gas station during a Gauntlet Playlist” Daily Challenge was incorrectly marked as completed when in Freedrive and not during a Gauntlet Playlist.
  • Fixed a bug in the Porsche Playlist where the fireworks were absent at the finish area of the second race.
  • Corrected an issue with the Loaner Car marker that was missing in the Event Summary screen across all Playlists.
  • Addressed a bug where, in some cases, vehicles would move while interacting with another user’s banner.
  • Fixed an issue in the Porsche Playlist where the car would disappear when deselected via the Event Car Select menu.
  • Rectified a decal issue on the Mercedes G63 (2017) Custom Build, where the sticker would duplicate on the spoiler and roof simultaneously.
  • Resolved an issue where Linkup Ski Slope Round 3 Phase 3 Smashables were not disappearing after completing the objective.
  • Fixed an issue where players were not receiving server notifications for active recommended playlists.
  • Addressed a collision issue in Linkup Edgewater Port, which was preventing players from making a jump.
  • Fixed flickering issues when previewing trunk-lid options on the Lamborghini Urus in Multiplayer Server.
  • Solved a Cloud Saving issue on the EA App when launching NFS Unbound with the same account on multiple devices.
  • Fixed an issue where One Shot Challenges notifications were missing or triggered incorrectly.
  • Resolved an issue where Linkups and Boosted Events were not appearing for some players.
  • Fixed an issue where the unlock requirements for some vehicles displayed Lakeshore Online requirements rather than Campaign requirements.
  • Corrected visual issues with cars that have legendary body kits, Speed pass unlocked cars, DLC purchased cars, and one-off wraps, affecting several vehicles.
  • Fixed an issue where snapshots tints were not functional in singleplayer or multiplayer.

Quality of Life Changes:

  • Added a Masking Decal functionality to the Wrap Editor, providing more creative options for customizing your vehicles.
  • Tweaked the cadence and downtime of multiplayer Boosted Events and Linkups, offering a more balanced and enjoyable multiplayer experience.

With these fixes and improvements, Need for Speed: Unbound Vol. 5 promises an even more exhilarating and refined gaming experience. Buckle up and get ready to hit the streets in style!

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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