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Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005) Fan Remake Using Unreal Engine 5

Fans of the popular racing game Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005) have been finding new ways to enjoy the beloved classic street racer through fan remakes. Despite EA releasing a remaster of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit in 2020, it seems that the Underground and Most Wanted games are being overlooked.

A recent fan remake of Need for Speed: Most Wanted using Unreal Engine 5 has caught the attention of many. The remake, created by the YouTube channel ‘NostalgiaNexus', not only showcases stunning visuals but also incorporates the Chaos Vehicle System and FMOD for engine sounds.

Although this fan remake may not be on the same scale as a AAA production, the attention to detail in the car modeling, the overall world design, and the handling mechanics are impressive. Unfortunately, the playable demo of the remake will not be released publicly to avoid any legal issues with EA.

While fans eagerly anticipate an official remake or remaster of other classic Need for Speed games, there may be some hope on the horizon. In July 2023, a voice actor who worked on Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005) hinted at the possibility of an official remake. However, until there is confirmation from EA, this news should be taken with caution.

In the meantime, players can enjoy the recently released Need for Speed Unbound, available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. The game is also accessible through the EA Play and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription services.