EA announced that Need for Speed Carbon, Need for Speed Undercover, Need for Speed Shift, Need for Speed Shift 2: Unleashed, and Need for Speed The Run will be removed from digital storefronts starting today. . May 31.
EA took over Reddit For news sharing, in-game stores will also be closed to the aforementioned addresses starting May 31. While online services are still running for the time being, they will be discontinued on August 31, 2021. As of September 1, the games will still be playable offline.
Community manager Max_Joker wrote on Reddit, “Decisions to finish games are never easy, but we’re now shifting gears to focus on the future of Need for Speed.” “The development teams and operations staff have invested a lot of time and passion over the years into developing, creating, launching and maintaining the game, and we love to see you play.
“But the number of players has reached a point where work needs to be done behind the scenes to maintain Need for Speed Carbon, Need for Speed Undercover, Need for Speed Shift and Need for Speed Shift 2.: The absolute can no longer be pursued. … the need for speed, jogging and running. We hope you have had many victories, satisfying drifts, moments of friendly rivalry and hours of fun over the years. “
Need for Speed Carbon is the oldest game on the list and was released in 2006, and 2011 Need for Speed The Run is the latest game that has been affected by these changes.
All of these decisions are made so EA can focus on the future of Need for Speed, including a new project from Criterion Games. However, the team was temporarily removed from the Need for Speed project to assist in the next Battlefield game. In 2022, the benchmark will resume work on Need for Speed.
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