Starting today the brand-new 2015 Ford Mustang is available to drive in Need For Speed Rivals with a free in-game download. Ford Motor Company teamed up with EA to bring you this new Mustang available in five fan-customized designs with the highest votes chosen from the popular Mustang customizer site.
Before the official next-generation Mustang is up for grabs next year, get yours today on Need For Speed Rivals and it was automatically added to the garage of cars available to drive in the arcade-style racing game.
As you know, just this month the highly-anticipated new fifth-generation Mustang was unveiled before thousands of fans in six cities on four continents, and now comes with three engine options and a plethora of technological goodies.
“During the past five decades, Mustang has become so much more than just a car,” said Andrea Zuehlk, Ford digital marketing manager. “The feeling of freedom and independence Mustang inspires has made it popular around the world. Making it available in Need for Speed Rivals helps us share the joy that comes from driving a Mustang to even more people.”
The Ford Mustang has been a part of the Need For Speed video game franchise since 2005 and has made thousands of appearances in movies, television, games, music, and more since it first debuted almost five decades ago in 1964. Even on Facebook the Mustang is the most-liked vehicle with more than 5.6 million fans.
“We worked closely with the development team at EA to provide them with engineering data for the new Mustang, several months before we showed it to the rest of the world,” said Mark Bentley, Ford product licensing manager. “Computer design models enabled the game developers to create an accurate representation of the new Mustang before it goes on sale.”
Also, the Mustang “hero car” from the upcoming Need For Speed movie is available to drive and has been since the game launched back in November. For Shelby fans, a Shelby GT500 police chase vehicle is also available to play within the game.
So get your PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, or PC ready!