For those always in need for speed, EA and Criterion offers a DLC for Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, entitled "Super Sports", wich introduces 3 new cars and 13 events. Thus if you want to drive a Porsche 911 GT2 RS, a GUMPERT Apollo S or a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport and if you have 560MS Pts/5.49$ to spend, you'll have until December 21st on XBL and PSN US, December 22nd on the European PSN. Till then, here is a trailer and a press release.
Press Release :
GUILDFORD, UK. – December 10, 2010 – Criterion GamesTM, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. today announced the all-new Need for SpeedTM Hot Pursuit Super Sports content pack for the award winning Need for Speed Hot Pursuit. The content pack expands the superior racing, intense police chases and addictive rivalries found in Need for Speed Hot Pursuit with 13 new race and pursuit events and three of the world’s fastest supercars: Porsche 911 GT2 RS, GUMPERT Apollo S and Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport. Each vehicle was carefully chosen for their unsurpassed performance, speed and ability for players to post the fastest times on their speed wall and push the limits of social competition. All of the cars will be available as a cop and a racer, so players can use these powerful machines to either enforce or evade the law.
The Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Super Sports content pack will be available worldwide beginning on December 21 on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system in North America and on December 22 on PlayStation®Network in Europe. The Super Sports content pack will be available for £5.49 (560 Microsoft Points).
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit is the must-have game of the holiday with perfect scores from PlayStation: The Official Magazine, GamesRadar.com, 1UP.com and Joysitq.com, and 90+ scores from IGN.com, Destructoid.com, GamePro, Edge Magazine, Eurogamer.com, Gametrailers.com and more.
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit is transforming online racing by capturing the adrenaline and intensity of high speed cop pursuits and changing the way that people connect and compete with their friends. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit introduces a revolutionary social network called Need for Speed Autolog, which seamlessly connects players with their friends by automatically tracking and comparing each person’s performances. Autolog also serves up challenges based on what your friends have been doing, creating a simple, yet brilliantly dynamic social-gaming experience.
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit is available now on the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PC and the WiiTM*. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit is also now live on the AppStore for iPhone® and iPod touch® mobile digital devices.
@Melmoth: No, there won't be games this year with realtime ray-tracing (ie only 1 light source). (0 minute ago)
@Melmoth: I don't know who it was here, but my message was for him. He thought that games using this tech would be released this year. Also nVidia hinted at it, but they meant that it might help... (2 minutes ago)
as for generational jump in performance. i think for nvidia it's been about 1.5-1.7x increase the last 4-5 gens. with the pascal cards (10 series) being around 1.7x performance of maxwell (900series) (31 minutes ago)
showing the tech in question. So if they took a GTX 1060 (which is mid-tier now) and tailor-made a demo to show it's full potential, it would look much better than the latest games out there. (37 minutes ago)
which is both due to the hardware used to run them being years ahead in raw performance (not features) and equally important, the demos being a very polished very small slice with a strong focus on (38 minutes ago)
Which isn't unlikely when looking at the past 20 years of tech demos and the adoption. it's important to state that using the technology isn't equal to looking as good as the tech demos. (40 minutes ago)
are supposed to be a accurate representation of how full games look the next year or two. Nvidia only said the tech would be in GPU's this year, and most likely in games shipping as soon as fall 2018. (43 minutes ago)