The Need For Speed series has always been at its most ebullient when the streetlights are on and the sirens are flashing, and Heat embraces this front and centre. But modernity insists focussing on the thrill of the chase alone in 2019 would be too narrow. So Heat gives you a choice between gameplay styles – and the result is literally night and day.
If you want to go and cause trouble with the cops and then try to lose them and bank your newly-earned street rep, just select ‘Night’ before setting out. After dark, they’re hot on the heels of miscreants. If you’d prefer to go exploring and do all the usual Burnout Paradise-style billboard smashes, stunt jumps, speed traps, and collectible hunting, you can go out during the day when the police are more lenient.
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