Need for Speed ​​Underground 2: fans are recreating the game in Unreal Engine 4

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Need for Speed ​​Underground 2 holds a special place in the hearts of fans of the Electronic Arts series. The title in question is so beloved by fans that the latter has been clamoring for a remake for years, and even if the licensing issues surrounding Underground 2 would likely make it a hypothetical makeover. prohibitively expensive for EA.

Given the actual impossibility of seeing an official remake of the title, a fan is creating one with their own hands. 2Unreal4Underground is the name of this fan made remake of Need for Speed ​​Underground 2, developed using the graphics engine U.

The user had initially set up a remake of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, but Take-Two stopped the project. So the German programmer decided to develop a remake of the aforementioned Underground 2.

The user started with the construction of the test track, the GUI and the import of the Underground 2 car models. Then the collision box, the sound effects and the iconic colonna sonora, which in the case of 2Unreal4Undergroun has grown to include Need for Speed ​​Underground, Underground 2 and Most Wanted.

On the YouTube channel dedicated to the project there are constant updates that reveal how far this project has come. Lighting, atmospheric effects, reflections and textures I reach impressive levels thanks to the Unreal Engine 4 game engine.

However, 2Unreal4Underground is still far from being a remake of the original. In fact, the game menu, car customization, campaign mode and multiplayer. Despite these shortcomings, the work done so far by the fan is without a doubt commendable, and the hope is that EA do not decide to close this amateur project.

As for the Need for Speed ​​saga, insider Tom Henderson has revealed that, probably, the new game in the series could arrive by the end of the year.

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