Need for Speed Unbound’s Volume 2 replace provides daily challenges, online cops

The first vital post-release patch for Need for Speed Unbound, entitled ‘Volume 2’, will the the first in a series of updates, and consists of extra ways to earn XP and Bank.






The first significant post-release update for Need for Speed Unbound, Volume 2, might be launched for PC, PlayStation and Xbox players this month.

Released in November 2022, Unbound is seen by many as a return to form for the long-running open-world driving sequence. However, its ponderous progression ark and youthful aesthetic maybe aren’t to all tastes.

Thankfully, developer Criterion Games – nowadays with the additional assistance of a quantity of former Codemasters employees – is constant to support the sport, with Volume 2 set to be the first of a ‘series’ of updates that deliver more ways to earn that profitable commodity: money.

A suite of recent challenges

40 new challenges shall be added in Volume 2, with one of many major adjustments being the creation of Rumble Races. A new event sort, alongside the prevailing point-to-point, circuit races and drift events, for example, we’ll hopefully see how these play out before the replace launches. They will see you battle it out on the city’s Takeover circuits against pals.

Additional Endurance Events may also be added to the roster, with a bit of luck serving to you to earn extra cash at the finish of each day.

Need for Speed Unbound Volume 2, Alfa Romeo

Also aiding that cause is the addition of 30-second time trial-style events calls Hot Laps and Playlist Events, which sound like they mix challenges back-to-back.

One characteristic of Unbound is the inclusion of character customisation with real-world trend manufacturers, which we feel mostly ambivalent to. Balmain is one such fashion home, and completing a model new Playlist Event unlocks a uniquely styled Lotus Emira, representing the Parisian type icons.

This is within the game already, pushed by the character Eléonore, but now it might be yours.

Need for Speed Unbound Volume 2, Balmain Lotus Emira

Daily Events

Reminding us, on the surface a minimal of, of the network-connected occasions inside the 2015 Need for Speed reboot (or was it a requel? Yes, we watched Scream VI last night, okay…), Daily Challenges will now function inside Unbound.

We imagine these aren’t to do with the game’s own daily time cycle, but somewhat real-world timing. In principle, each 24 hours, three new occasions will appear within the recreation to earn further XP and money, or ‘Bank’ in Need for Speed parlance.

Need for Speed 2015 Daily Challenges2015’s Need for Speed featured three day by day challenges, too. Will Unbound’s look like this?

Hopefully, this is one thing that helps you save up for that first body equipment or crate engine within the early stages that bit faster.

Online cops

For these racing online, there was a curious omission of the police up thus far. Offline, via the main profession, the cops have a powerful presence, with you attempting to shake them off after most events and keep a watch on your heat level.

Following the Volume 2 update, nevertheless, gamers will be succesful of cube with the cops when online and interact in multiplayer chases.

Further rewards, map unlock DLC

For those that dig the visible trinkets, additional driving results, character victory poses and stickers will be added, and the option of a paid DLC unlock referred to as ‘Key to the Map’ which reveals the placement of 260 collectables on the map for $4.99.

Need for Speed Unbound Volume 2, new character pose

We get pleasure from trying to find them myself and exploring the area, however perceive that trying to attempt this with a better heat degree can get irritating, so the option is there if you’d like it. Think along the strains of the optionally available Treasure Map DLC for Forza Horizon 5.

Need for Speed Unbound Volume 2, New car effects

What doesn’t look like included right now is any new automobiles to the roster, but we’ll make positive to go hands-on when the update lands subsequent week.

Need for Speed Unbound Volume 2 launch date

Volume 2 for Need for Speed Unbound will launch on 21st March 2023 for PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

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