The new features include a brand new race course titled 'the Hanshin Expressway No.3-harbor road à Kobe, which is presents the rugged landscape of the uniquely beautiful port city and tourist destination. The city scape is highly characteristic of modern Japan and is the perfect backdrop for a thrilling death-defying race!
The game also features a full soundtrack with four new tracks. All the tracks were produced by Yuzo Koshiro and the titles include 'Fascination', 'Let It Shine', 'Risky Guy', and 'The Race Is On'. A megamix of the four songs was published in a YouTube video by Bandai Namco Entertainment on the 23rd:
There are several new car models for players to enjoy in this update as well, including:
- Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro
- Audi RS 4 Avant
- BMW M3 CSL
- BMW M1
- Dodge Viper SRT-10
- Dodge Charger SRT8
- Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT
- Mercedes-Benz 19OE 2.5-16 Evolution II
If you would like to check out some gameplay of the new update to the 5th instalment of the series, watch the video below:
For more information about this game, please visit the official website.