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New Parts - Need for Speed Payback

Under the Hood

We’re back for a second Under the Hood in under a week, who can believe it?

It’s also hard to believe that a few months have passed us by since we first mentioned vanity items, and how they’d allow you to take your customization in Need for Speed Payback to the next level.

Game development is a constantly evolving process and things do change over time. One of the changes that we’ve made between the customization announcement and now, is the inclusion of a new type of vanity item…horns.

Applying custom horns to your car will, as you would have guessed it, allow you to add a little bit more personalization in the form of various sound effects and melodies. The perfect way to complete your dream build.

Imagine it now, you’re in a multiplayer Speedlist, tied going into the last event and you bring home the win. What better way to celebrate than by driving over the finish line while unleashing a few notes of if you're happy and you know it. Satisfying.

So what horns do we have?


  • Cavalry Charge
  • Drunken Sailor
  • For He’s A Jolly Good Fellow
  • If You’re Happy And You Know It
  • Jingle Bells
  • La Dona E Mobile
  • Oh When The Saints
  • She’ll Be Coming Round The Mountain
  • The Entertainer

Sound Effects

  • Air Horn 1
  • Air Horn 2
  • Air Horn 3
  • Alarm
  • Bassoon
  • Bicycle Bell 1
  • Bicycle Bell 2
  • Boat Horn
  • Classic Car Ahooga
  • Musical Tadaa!
  • Percussion Bell 1
  • Percussion Bell 2
  • Solo trumpet
  • Ice Cream Truck
  • Steam Whistle
  • Train

Previously on…
If you missed our last Under the Hood, you may have missed all the discussion surrounding multiplayer. Learn everything you need to know about Speedlists. Do you have what it takes to rank up and become a legend?

You might have also missed some details on the story and characters of Need for Speed Payback as well as our trailer that accompanied it. Looking for a bit more info on Tyler, Jess, Mac and some of the major players you’ll encounter? We’ve got just what you need, right here.

Elsewhere, don’t forget that Build of the Week continues to progress, with this week’s build focused around the Acura NSX.
We’ve been revealing details on the Street Leagues at a pretty fast rate, head on over to the hub to recap any you may have missed.

Not long now, the countdown to release is on.

Stay Tuned

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