Need for Speed: Rivals

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Need for Speed: Rivals is an open world racing game and the 20th installment in this series. Like Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit it supports two storylines: The Racer and The Cop (with three separate paths: patrol, enforcer, or undercover). Both have a full career progression, through speedlists for the racer and assignments for the cop. Players level up by completing objectives. There are gadgets such as an EMPs, shockwaves and the ability to call in roadblocks that can be upgraded. The game takes place in the fictional location Redview County. It is an open world with 160 km (100 miles) of streets.

The game still incorporates the Autolog system and introduces AllDrive, which allows the player to seamlessly transition from the single-player game to online multiplayer, both cooperatively and head-to-head.


Need for Speed: Rivals Windows Escaping a pursuit
Need for Speed: Rivals Windows Main menu
Need for Speed: Rivals Windows Classic Hot Pursuit
Need for Speed: Rivals Windows Driving towards snowy mountains

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Softpedia PlayStation 4 Dec 04, 2013 9 out of 10 90
TrueAchievements Xbox 360 Dec 02, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamesCollection Xbox One Jan 17, 2014 7.9 out of 10 79 Windows Nov 27, 2013 15 out of 20 75
XboxAchievements Xbox One Nov 27, 2013 75 out of 100 75 PlayStation 3 Nov 27, 2013 15 out of 20 75 PlayStation 4 Jan 02, 2014 15 out of 20 75 Xbox 360 Dec 04, 2013 60 out of 100 60 PlayStation 3 Dec 04, 2013 60 out of 100 60
Gamereactor (Sweden) Xbox 360 Nov 27, 2013 5 out of 10 50


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