Need for Speed: The Run landing in November 2011

EA officially confirms launch of latest NFS instalment

Get ready for more racing and hot cars

Need for Speed: The Run has officially been announced by Electronic Arts (EA) for release this year.

Gamers will be going on a high-speed drive from San Francisco to New York, as a part of the underground and illicit world of racing.

The latest instalment in EA's Need for Speed series is created by Black Box and will be using DICE's Frostbite 2.0 engine to add spectacular visuals, also to be seen on Battlefield 3.

Autolog, the series' social competition service, will return for the game. The system allows gamers to connect with their friends online and compare stats and more.

EA promises to deliver a game that has: "No speed limits. No rules. No allies."

Need for Speed: The Run will land on Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii and Nintendo 3DS on November 18, 2011 in UK, November 17 in Europe and November 15 in North America.

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Via: EuroGamer