The full release of Need for Speed Unbound took place this week, December 2, and buyers of the premium version of the project (as well as Game Pass Ultimate subscribers) got access to the game even a little earlier. Critics delayed the publication of reviews of Need for Speed Unbound, and only now the first reviews of the new project of the famous series began to appear. Reviews about the game are rather positive from journalists who have already published reviews of Need for Speed Unbound.
Need for Speed Unbound currently has an Opencritic score of 82 out of 100, the highest score for the series in years.
Ratings of previous parts of the series:
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered (2020) — 74 out of 100 Need for Speed: Heat (2019) — 72 out of 100 Need for Speed: Payback (2017) — 60 out of 100 Need for Speed (2015) — 65 out of 100 Need for Speed Rivals (2013) — 81 out of 100
Journalists note that Need for Speed Unbound has become a real breakthrough for the series in recent years. The game offers something new, and it’s not only about the graphic style, while not forgetting to remain a fun arcade racing game that fans love.