It was released worldwide by publisher Electronic Arts on November 10, 2017 as well as an earlier November 7, 2017 release for the Deluxe Edition.
It is available on PC, Play Station 4, and Xbox One, as well as offering an improved visual experience on Play Station 4 Pro and Xbox One X.
Numerous teasers were released leading up to the game's reveal on June 2, 2017 such as an initial reveal of the game's setting with an Under the Hood article and multiple tweeted images leading up to June 2nd.
An in depth look at the game was shown at Electronic Arts' EA Play event in Hollywood, Los Angeles on June 10, 2017.
A gameplay trailer of a mission, in which Tyler and Jess steal a Koenigsegg Regera from the back of a semi trailer, was shown with a small amount of customisation features were demonstrated at a later point in the show.
The single player career follows Tyler Morgan, a former street racer and exile looking for revenge.
Accepting a bet has a stake that has to be paid, and beating its requirements will reward the player with additional cash to their race winnings based on the odds offered for the bet.
Offering a risk and reward design, earning rep goes towards rewards with long strings of driving maneuvers offering multipliers called Heaters.
Applying parts will improve a vehicle's level from its stock rating to its maximum rating based upon the quality level of the performance parts installed, of which can be rated between 1 to 18.
Performance parts can be acquired from Tune-Up-Shops across Fortune Valley as well as from rewards for completing events and opening Shipments.
All cars are restricted to a set number of classes, with the exception of Derelicts, which can be customised into any of the five classes.
Abandoned cars are a series of cars that can not be purchased from a dealership or unlocked through career progression.