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POSTED BY EA Staff ON Sep 26, 2011

Sports Illustrated Models Heat Up Need For Speed The Run

In Need for Speed The Run, the road isn't the only place you'll find dangerous curves. Electronic Arts and Sports Illustrated are teaming up to include two sultry new adversaries in The Run. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2011 cover model, Irina Shayk, and featured Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2011 model, Christine Teigen, are heating up the competition and joining the race from San Francisco to New York.

Irina and Christine will be starring as best friends and professional racers Mila Belova and Nikki Blake, beautiful and ruthless competitors who will stop at nothing to reach New York City first and get their hands on the $25 million dollar prize. These two lethal ladies are sure to stand out from among the 200 skilled, vicious drivers Jack competes against in this illegal cross-country race. Watch the Need For Speed The Run / Sports Illustrated trailer on the Need for Speed The Run website to get a sneak peek of the models as Mila and Nikki.

Electronic Arts and Sports Illustrated are also producing “The Making of Need for Speed the Run DVD, featuring Irina and Christine in their roles as Mila and Nikki. Sports Illustrated subscribers will receive an exclusive offer for the Need for Speed The Run value bundle — which includes the game and The Making of DVD — for just $49.95.

Need for Speed The Run will be available November 15th.  Be sure to grab the value bundle through Sports Illustratedor pre-order the limited edition on Origin today!