Electronic Arts held an embargo until the release, and the first estimates of Need for Speed: the Heat appeared on the day of release.
After 13 reviews, critics rating, Need for Speed: Heat (for PlayStation 4) on Metacritic has stopped on a mark of 74 points. It is noteworthy that the user rating was 7.1, so this time, journalists and gamers agreed about the game.
Journalist App Trigger and set project 85 points, calling the Heat game that revitalizes the franchise. In the pros the author has recorded graphics, open world, varied activity, and even the extreme intensity of racing. At the same time, the impression is spoiled a tedious grind.
“Need for Speed: Heat game that revitalizes the franchise. If you haven’t played Need for Speed, maybe it’s time to finally return,” App Trigger, 85 points.
Author USgamer put Need for Speed: Heat only 60 points, saying that the game is better than Payback, but not up to Forza Motorsport or Gran Turismo. One of the advantages the journalist said open world, customization of cars, and in a list with cons got artificial intelligence, repetitive missions and General secondary project.
“Need for Speed Heat — a collection of past and present installments of the series. The Foundation is based on the work done on Payback, the day of the race felt much like Rivals, and the night is clearly to evoke the feeling of Underground”, — USgamer, 60 points.
“Great tuning and a decent game engine can’t hide the troubled history and primitive driving”, — GamesRadar+, 70 points.
The first evaluation Need for Speed Heat:
- The Games Machine — 85
- App Trigger — 85
- GamePro Germany — 80
- IGN — 80
- VG247 — 80
- GamesRadar+ — 70
- Everyeye.it — 65
- USgamer — 60
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Need for Speed: the Heat is already available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Players will once again transform into street racers, showing their driving skills. Day players participate in legal rounds with the audience and dedicated trails. At night the heat of illegal races and car chases with police.