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Activties in Need for Speed: Heat are a total of 120 asynchronous competitive events found across Palm City, of which there are three different types, that can be completed in either solo or online play.

Each individual activity location has a 3-star rating attached to it, which has three targets the player can surpass to earn stars. All three targets for an activity location are shown as a star rating, with each subsequently higher rating increasing in difficulty towards its completion.

Each activity type is also not made available until the player has reached a certain reputation level.

Successfully completing activity locations will reward the player with rep and bank, as well as add towards their Heat Level.

Owning the Deluxe Edition will add an extra 5% bank and reputation reward to beaten activity targets.

Activity Types

Speed Traps

NFSHE ActivitiesMap SpeedTraps Day
There are a total of 45 Speed Traps across Palm City and are unlocked once the player has reached REP LVL 3.

Speed Traps are found along roads, shortcuts, and under landmarks in Palm City. They are highlighted by an icon of a car passing a radar wave. Nearby Speed Traps will be shown on the player's mini-map and can be triggered at either day or night, but its location isn't recorded on their map unless they pass near that Speed Trap.

Driving through a Speed Trap will record the player's current rate of speed past that camera and compare it to its target speeds. Beating each of the three star rating targets will reward the player with bank and reputation.

Beating all three star rating targets will allow the player to earn additional bank and reputation by beating their personal best speed through a Speed Trap.

Each star rating target has a different reward for the player upon beating it:

  • NFSHE ActivityStars 1 - NFSHE Icon Bank1,500 and 200NFSHE Icon Reputation
  • NFSHE ActivityStars 2 - NFSHE Icon Bank2,250 and 625NFSHE Icon Reputation
  • NFSHE ActivityStars 3 - NFSHE Icon Bank3,000 and 1,600NFSHE Icon Reputation
  • Beating a personal best - NFSHE Icon Bank3,000 and 1,600NFSHE Icon Reputation

Drift Zones

NFSHE ActivitiesMap DriftZones Day
There are a total of 35 Drift Zones across Palm City and are unlocked once the player has reached REP LVL 11.

Drift Zones are found along roads and shortcuts in Palm City. They are highlighted by an icon of a double sided arrow with two chicanes in the middle. Nearby Drift Zones will be shown on the player's mini-map and can be triggered at either day or night, but its location isn't recorded on their map unless they pass near either start point of a Drift Zone.

Driving through a start point will initiate the player's attempt to beat that zone's score target. Beating each of the three star rating targets will reward the player with bank and reputation. Beating all three star rating targets will allow the player to earn additional bank and reputation by beating their personal best score for a zone.

When in a Drift Zone, a score multiplier will increase the amount of points a player can earn whilst drifting. The multiplier starts at a base times one, but chaining multiple drifts together in quick succession will increase the multiplayer to a cap of times four.

Colliding with any solid objects or barriers will reset the current multiplier to times one.

Beating all three star rating targets will allow the player to earn additional bank and reputation by beating their personal best speed through a Drift Zone.

Each star rating target has a different reward for the player upon beating it:

  • NFSHE ActivityStars 1 - NFSHE Icon Bank3,000 and 200NFSHE Icon Reputation
  • NFSHE ActivityStars 2 - NFSHE Icon Bank4,500 and 625NFSHE Icon Reputation
  • NFSHE ActivityStars 3 - NFSHE Icon Bank6,000 and 1,600NFSHE Icon Reputation
  • Beating a personal best - NFSHE Icon Bank6,000 and 1,600NFSHE Icon Reputation

Long Jumps

NFSHE ActivitiesMap LongJumps Day
There are a total of 40 Long Jumps across Palm City and are unlocked once the player has reached REP LVL 9.

Long Jumps are found along shortcuts, near roads, and within buildings in Palm City. They are highlighted by an icon of an arrow curving upwards. Nearby Long Jumps will be shown on the player's mini-map and can be triggered at either day or night, but its location isn't recorded on their map unless they pass near that Long Jump.

Driving through a Long Jump start point will initiate the player's attempt to beat that jump's target. Beating each of the three star rating targets will reward the player with bank and reputation. Beating all three star rating targets will allow the player to earn additional bank and reputation by beating their personal best distance for a Long Jump.

Beating all three star rating targets will allow the player to earn additional bank and reputation by beating their personal best speed through a Speed Trap.

Each star rating target has a different reward for the player upon beating it:

  • NFSHE ActivityStars 1 - NFSHE Icon Bank3,000 and 200NFSHE Icon Reputation
  • NFSHE ActivityStars 2 - NFSHE Icon Bank4,500 and 625NFSHE Icon Reputation
  • NFSHE ActivityStars 3 - NFSHE Icon Bank6,000 and 1,600NFSHE Icon Reputation
  • Beating a personal best - NFSHE Icon Bank6,000 and 1,600NFSHE Icon Reputation

Unlocks

Awards

Completing activities will unlock various awards as players complete districts and activity types:

Cars

Earning all 3-star ratings for activities will unlock various vehicles for purchase from the dealership:

Decals

Earning a 3-star rating for all activities of a certain type will unlock various decals for the player apply to their vehicles:

  • Long Jump Pattern - Earn a 3-star rating for all Long Jumps
  • Skids Pattern - Earn a 3-star rating for all Drift Zones
  • Speed Trap Set - Earn a 3-star rating for all Speed Traps

Tyre Smoke

Earning a 3-star rating for all activities in a district will unlock tyre smoke colour vanity items for the player to apply to their vehicles:

  • Coral - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Edgewood Valley
  • Lime - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Fairview Fields
  • Mint - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Greneda Wetlands
  • Orange - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Cape Castille
  • Pink - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Palm City Raceway
  • Purple - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Mendoza Keys
  • Steel Blue - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities
  • Turquoise - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Sandino Ranches
  • Violet - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Port Murphy

Underglow

Earning a 3-star rating for all activities in a district will unlock underglow vanity items for the player to apply to their vehicles:

  • Blue & Orange Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Westside
  • Candy & Pink Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Rockville
  • Coral & Candy Pink Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Blackwood Heights
  • Green & Turquoise Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Sandpiper Forest
  • Green & Yellow Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Eden Shores
  • Pink & Cyan Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Fort Callahan
  • Purple & Lime Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Downtown Palm City
  • Red & Green Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Bayview Park
  • Red & Orange Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Cloudbank
  • White & Red Step - Earn a 3-star rating for all activities in Frontera Hills
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