Can’t wait until fall 2014 to pilot a snazzy new 2015 Ford Mustang? Don’t fret — Electronic Arts and Ford have together machinated to satiate the drooling muscle-car masses with a playable 2015 Ford Mustang in the recently released Need for Speed Rivals video game.
“During the past five decades, Mustang has become so much more than just a car,” said Ford digital marketing manager Andrea Zuehlk. “Making it available in Need for Speed Rivals helps us share the joy that comes from driving a Mustang to even more people.”
Available as a free in-game download in Need for Speed Rivals, the 2015 Ford Mustang will automatically appear in players’ garages. The Ford Mustang has appeared in Need for Speed games since 2005, and the new model will be presented to players in five fan-customized designs—four of these were selected from the highest-voted designs from the Mustang Customizer site and app.
Also playable in the Need for Speed Rivals game is the “Need for Speed” virtual Mustang hero car, which will be featured in the upcoming Need for Speed movie. The physical car also set the pace at last month’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400. Players can also drive a police-chase Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang for the ultimate thrill in chasing down speeders with lesser horsepower.
Need for Speed Rivals is on sale now.