Need for Speed Payback trailer showcases a Fast and Furious-style 'Highway Heist'

Electronic Arts revealed more information about its upcoming street racing game Need for Speed Payback today on the EA Play stage, with a brand new trailer depicting a "Highway Heist" featuring fast cars, big trucks, and lots of wreckage.

EA said Payback will put players "behind the wheel of an action-driving fantasy," featuring three different characters, each with their own unique style. Car customization is central to the experience, and players will also be able to find and restore "Relics," abandoned classic cars that can be transformed "from scrap to stock to supercars." 

Need for Speed: Payback is slated for release on November 10. We'll update with more information as it becomes available. Meantime, check out a few screens below.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.