Electronic Arts would be working on six racing games, among them too the new Need for Speed and the already announced F1 22. With the acquisition of Codemasters, EA has decided to invest heavily in the racing game sector and there are so many projects in development.
Specifically, Tom Henderson confirms the development of Project Cars 4World Rally Championship, F1 22 and F1 23, Need for Speed and Need for Speed Mobile. Project Cars 4 will bring the series back to its origins, the game will debut on current generation consoles and PCs, the title will therefore not arrive on PS4 and Xbox One, as well as the new Need for Speed, launch scheduled for 2024.
World Rally Championship it would instead be the first rally game under the EA Racing banner, made with Unreal Engine and will be released in 2023, annually at least until 2027, the expiry date of the contract that binds Electronic Arts and WRC.
F1 22 and F1 23 are under development in Codemasters studios with next year’s chapter which will represent a real leap forward from a technical and content point of view. Need for Speed Mobile recently leaked seems to be based on Need for Speed Heat even if it will not be a direct copy of the game, therefore presenting various new features. There doesn’t seem to be room for GRID and Burnoutwith EA reportedly disappointed with GRID Legends’ commercial performance, while there are currently no plans for the Criterion series.