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Need for Speed Payback adds new cars and events in free Speedcross update

Joe Donnelly

In his middling review, Phil Iwaniuk praised Need For Speed Payback's "enjoyable arcade handling", but criticised its scope to become "monotonous long before it rewards your time investment. " The racer's latest complimentary update arrives tomorrow, and hopes to give players more bang for their buck with a new event series and new cars. Speedcross marks the racer's first big update, bringing with it steering wheel support, abandoned cars, new vehicles, and the eponymous Speedcross mode—the latter of which includes a score-accumulating feature wherein players tackle drift zones, jumps, speed traps and "smackables".

Need for Speed Payback - Enter the Speedcross

Speedcross includes 16 new events spread over four zones: Canyon, Construction, Ember Valley and Airfield. Here's a trailer:

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