Millions of gamers now experience the thrilling new BMW M5.
“Whether it’s pulling off intense heist missions, or outrunning cops in epic pursuits or just cruising the open world, this car embodies performance,speed and desire, making it one of the pinnacle rides in Need for Speed Payback.”
Need for Speed, one of the world’s bestselling video game franchises, returns with a vengeance in Need for Speed Payback. From insane heist missions to devastating car battles to jaw dropping set pieces, Need for Speed Payback delivers an edge-of-your-seat, action-driving fantasy.
In the action driving blockbuster releasing this holiday BMW debuts the all-new BMW M5 . This marks the first time BMW has revealed a car through a videogame partnership, unveiling the new in-game BMW M5 at gamescom, Europe’s biggest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment. 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 menacing performance. The new M xDrive developed by BMW M 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.
“The M is not only synonymous for the world’s most powerful letter, but has also become a synonym worldwide for the prototype of the Ultimate Driving Machine. Take a look at the new BMW M5: its power output, torque and acceleration, the M specific all-wheel drive system M xDrive and its stunning design make our all-new toy the perfect feature for Need for Speed,” said Frank van Meel, President BMW M Division. “While the M5 won’t be officially released until next spring, Need for Speed players can drive it first and exclusively in Need for Speed Payback.”
Need for Speed Payback will be available worldwide on November 10th for Xbox One, PlayStation®4, and Origin™ for PC. Need for Speed Payback Deluxe Edition owners will get their three-day early access starting Tuesday, November 7th.