EA sends word
that the latest installment in the Need for Speed series is gold,
and will be racing into North American stores on November 17. Here's the news:
EA today announced that Need for Speed Underground has gone gold. The
game will begin to ship in North America on November 17 under the EA GAMES brand
for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from
Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and PC.
Need for Speed Underground thrusts players into the adrenaline-filled world of
urban racing, challenging gamers to win cash, cars and respect as they put their
driving skills to the test in their own fully-customizable urban exotic
supercar. The game features 20 of the most sought-after tuner cars from
manufactures including Nissan Motor Co., Honda, Toyota, and Mitsubishi Motors.
Gamers will be able to customize their cars with hundreds of aftermarket parts
from 52 manufacturers, including NOS, Sparco, HKS, and more.
The game also features online play for the PlayStation 2 (broadband connection
and network adaptor required) and PC – and even allows the two platforms to
seamlessly compete online for the ultimate in bragging rights.
A demo of the PC version of the game and more information is available at: