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Need for Speed Payback

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Ghost Games
Release Date: Nov. 10, 2017

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'Need for Speed Payback' (ALL) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2017 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT

Need for Speed Payback is an explosive action/adventure driving game filled with intense heist missions, high stakes car battles, epic cop pursuits and jaw dropping set pieces.

Your car is at the center of everything you do. Craft unique rides with deeper performance and visual customization than ever before. From intense missions to high stakes car battles to jaw dropping set piece moments, Need for Speed Payback delivers an edge-of-your-seat, action-driving fantasy.

It's blockbuster gameplay never before seen from the series, fueled by a gripping story of betrayal and revenge. With Need for Speed Payback, it's no longer just about being the first to cross the finish line or racing to prove to be the best, it's about building the perfect ride, getting behind the wheel and playing out an action driving fantasy.

Set in the underworld of Fortune Valley, players will drive as three distinct characters reunited by a quest for vengeance against The House, a nefarious cartel that rules the city's casinos, criminals and cops. They will take on a variety of challenges and events as Tyler, the Racer; Mac, the Showman; and Jess, the Wheelman to earn the respect of the underground. Featuring the deepest customization from the series, players can truly craft a personalized and unique ride, or spend hours finding and tuning an abandoned derelict into a supercar. They can then push their cars to the limit and raise the stakes by betting on their own performance, where they can either multiply their winnings or risk losing it all.

The Need for Speed soundtracks are fueled by a legacy like no other. We’ve introduced landmark tracks such as Snoop Dogg & The Doors’ ‘Riders on the Storm’, Terror Squad’s ‘Lean Back’, Chemical Brothers ‘Go’ and Chiddy Bang’s ‘Opposite Of Adults’.

New music, along with exclusive remixes by Eagles of Death Metal, Pharrell, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Calvin Harris, 30 Seconds to Mars, TV on the Radio, Xzibit, The Black Keys, and hundreds more that have helped define the sound of Need for Speed over the years.

Its long-awaited return represents more than just the next chapter in the series. Need for Speed Payback is a reinvention of the entire Need for Speed soundtrack experience.

Need for Speed Payback has a soundtrack that follows no rules, defies the odds, owns its roads, and does it all with soul, grit and edge that is wholly independent of genre, era and mainstream restrictions. In other words, this is the full-throttle soundtrack that will leave all others in its dust.

Whether it's creating your perfect car, pulling off insane heist missions, outrunning high-speed police pursuits, or just cruising the open world, the games’ distinct car classes – as well as its garage, all feature their own unique soundtracks:

Garage: Where you build your killer ride. The mood is electronic / ambient with intent grooves, featuring tracks by Spoon, Duckwrth, Bonobo, Rae Sremmurd and SOHN.

Race: Battle your rivals to an intense soundtrack by bands that include Queens of the Stone Age and Nothing but Thieves, plus an all-new song from Warbly Jets.

Drift Events: Beat the odds with an undeniable swagger of hip-hop and grime jams by Run the Jewels feat. Trina, Stormzy, Lethal Bizzle feat. Skepta, A$AP Ferg feat. Meek Mill and Action Bronson, plus an unreleased track from Tom Morello feat. Leikeli47.

Freeroam: It’s the places between missions and races, where the music automatically corresponds to the time of day and location you’ve chosen to explore. It’s a radically open-genre soundtrack featuring songs by The Amazons, X Ambassadors, Local Natives, and an exclusive unreleased track by Skepta & Goldie.

Need for Speed Payback also features a sleek and ominous original score by composer Joe Trapanese, best known for blockbusters like The Raid, Tron: Legacy, The Divergent Series: Insurgent and Allegiant, and Straight Outta Compton.

Listen to the soundtrack first on Spotify.

Full soundtrack

A$AP Ferg

Trap And A Dream feat. Meek Mill

Action Bronson

The Choreographer

Barns Courtney


Bite The Buffalo




Chase & Status And Blossoms

This Moment

DJ Shadow & Nas





Original Ragamuffin feat. Wiley


Buy And Sell

Goodbye June

Liberty Mother


Ascension feat. Vince Staples


Raplord feat. Jonas Bento


City Rejects

Jacob Banks

Unholy War

Jaden Smith

Watch Me


Black Wave


3 Wheel-Ups feat. Wiley and Giggs

Kontra K


Lethal Bizzle

I Win feat. Skepta

Lil’ Kleine

Kleine Jongen

Local Natives

Dark Days (Sofi Tukker Remix)

Mondo Cozmo

11 Acre

Nothing But Thieves

I Was Just A Kid

Ohana Bam



Bad Advice



Queens Of The Stone Age

The Way You Used To Do

Rae Sremmurd

Perplexing Pegasus



Royal Blood

Lights Out

Run The Jewels

Panther Like A Panther (Miracle Mix) feat. Trina




Flipping Cars

Skepta & Goldie

Road Trip


Hard Liquor


Pink Up


Return Of The Rucksack


Lean Back

Syd Arthur


Ten Tonnes

Silver Heat

The Amazons

In My Mind

Tom Morello feat. Leikeli47


Tom Walker

Play Dead (Avelino x Raf Riley Remix)

Warbly Jets

Fast Change


Burning Man feat. Post Malone

X Ambassadors

The Devil You Know


The all-new BMW M5 will make its debut in Need for Speed Payback, marking the first time BMW has revealed a car through a videogame partnership, unveiling the new in-game BMW M5 at gamescom. The new BMW M5 builds on the traditional concept of a luxurious four-door business sedan by appealing to drivers with a taste for high speed and adrenaline. Need for Speed Payback players will be among the first to experience the new M xDrive all-wheel drive as they tear through the city streets and diverse landscape of Fortune Valley this Fall.

The M5 takes the BMW M-series into new territory, with 441 kW/600 hp, peak torque of 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) and 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp] fuel consumption combined/ 241 g/km CO2 emissions combined, which promise supreme propulsive power and formidable performance. The new M xDrive developed by BMW M GmbH is the most engaging all-wheel-drive system yet to grace the high-performance segment and will be on display across various terrains in Need for Speed Payback.

For players that pre-order the game, they will receive the Need for Speed Payback Platinum Car Pack and get instant access to five uniquely customized and tuned iconic cars at launch, each with exclusive† Platinum Blue Tire Smoke. The Car Pack includes:

  • Nissan 350Z 2008
  • Chevrolet Camaro SS 1967
  • Dodge Charger R/T 1969
  • Ford F-150 Raptor 2016
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2016

For drivers who want to get the extra edge over the competition, the Need for Speed Payback Deluxe Edition gives players up to three days of early access to the full game, along with exclusive customization items such as the Deluxe Edition license plate and NOS color, in-game discounts, Rep bonuses, everything the Platinum Car Pack has to offer, and more.

Players can also get into the action before launch through EA Access and Origin Access, where members can play for up to 10 hours starting Thursday, November 2nd with the EA Access and Origin Access Play First Trial. EA Access and Origin Access members receive a 10% discount when they purchase a digital version of Need for Speed Payback. Need for Speed Payback Deluxe Edition owners will get their three-day early access starting Tuesday, November 7th. Need for Speed Payback will be available worldwide on November 10th for Xbox One, PS4, and Origin for PC.

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