Electronic Arts has announced a new promotional event in Need for Speed
Payback in which players can earn five Premium Shipments for free by simply
playing the game. To take advantage of this offer, you will need an active subscription
to EA Access – if you’re on Xbox One, or Original Access – if you’re on PC.
This offer is not available to PlayStation 4 users.
Once you have your EA
Access or Origin
Access subscription, all you simply need to do is play Need for Speed
Payback from February 12th – February 20th and you’ll unlock five Premium
Shipments at no cost. Don’t have Need for Speed Payback? Your EA Access or
Origin Access membership includes 10 hours of game time, and this will also
qualify you for the free Premium Shipments. Of course, if you already have the
game, you simply need to log in once at any time during promotional period to
qualify for the bonus Premium Shipments.
You might be asking yourself, what exactly are Premium
Shipments? These are loot boxes you can purchase with Speed Points – which are
acquired by spending real-world currency. Premium Shipments can also be
unlocked by completing challenges and events within the game, and they include
EA Access and Origin Access are subscription services
operated by Electronic Arts on Xbox One and PC, respectively. They include
unlimited access to a selection of titles in The Vault, including Battlefield 1
and Titanfall 2, and 10-hour trials of newly-released EA titles,
including the likes of Star Wars Battlefront II and Need for Speed Payback,
as well as upcoming hits that can be played five days ahead of launch such as
Anthem and new EA Sports titles. Both services also offer a 10% discount on EA
and Origin purchases, including add-on content and microtransaction bundles.
Remember, you have until February 20th to log onto Need for
Speed Payback with your EA Access or Origin Access membership to quality for
the free Premium Shipments. The promotional event begins on February 12th and has
been done to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The free Premium Shipments will be distributed
to qualifying players from February 23rd.
Need for Speed Payback launched in November for Xbox One,
PlayStation 4, and PC. Ghost Games has promised new content for the open-world
racing game in 2018, including the addition of online
freeroam. When you return to Fortune Valley to earn those Premium
Shipments from EA, you might as well stick around for a bit and hunt down the latest
Car. Ghost Games will also have a new 'Under the Hood' article detailing what's coming next to Need for Speed Payback on Monday.
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