Unlocked events appear on the player's map, and as white start locations in free roam. Locked events do not appear on the player's map, but can be seen in free roam as orange start locations.
Players can start an event by driving onto the white arrows at the base of an event start location and pressing the prompted button. Additional players in the current multiplayer session can compete against each other in the same event by having all players park near an event start location, and allowing one player to initiate the button prompt.
Events can also be completed as part of a mission given by a character.
Drag RaceHot Rods update, and take place along a route set out with checkpoints. There are 5 Drag Race events.
Spontaneous EventSpontaneous Events can be initiated when the player matches speed with a cruising AI driver or another player, and initiate the challenge once the challenge prompt appears on screen. Drivers can be challenged to one of three different event types.
|Need for Speed (2015)|
|Customisation||Aftermarket Brands • Performance • Tuning • Visual • Wrap Editor|
|Progression||Cars • Driving Icons • Reputation • Ventura Bay • Daily Challenges • Community Events|
|Events||Circuit Race • Challenges • Drag Race • Drift Contest • Drift Train • Drift Trial • Gymkhana • Pursuit • Spontaneous Event • Time Attack • Time Trial|
|Collectables||Donut Spots • Vista Spots • "Free" Parts|
|Other||Deluxe Edition • Awards • Development • Soundtrack|
|Updates||Update 1 • Icons Update • Legends Update • Hot Rods Update • Patch History|