EA teases incoming Need for Speed sequel reveal

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DO NOT IGNORE

It’s hardly the world’s best-kept secret that Electronic Arts is working on a new title for its long-running racing franchise, Need for Speed, but the publisher is yet to officially reveal the road-ripper in question — That looks all set to change very soon, as EA is now teasing an unveiling for later this week.

The official Need for Speed Twitter account has been updated with a spanking new “NFS” avatar and header image, which is amusingly splattered with the order “DO NOT IGNORE”. Asked by a fan whether this meant the premiere of the new game was on deck, EA further teased with a shifty eyes emoticon. So let’s take that as a yes. The new game is developed by Codemasters and is rumored to be titled Need for Speed Unbound.

This Twitter update arrives mere days after Giant Bomb writer and frequent spoiler Jeff Grubb, speaking on Giant Bomb’s Giant Mess Mornings podcast, suggested that the NFS reveal was set to take place this week. Grubb has been proven to be pretty darn accurate in these matters, so it looks like NFS fans should start revving their engines, and keep their eyes peeled for a new trailer in the very foreseeable future.

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Chris Moyse
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