Need for Speed: Underground
The player arrives as a newbie in the street racing scene of Olympic City but quickly starts to make a name for themselves with the help of Samantha and TJ. Soon, the player challenges the best racers of the city, who are listed in a series of ranking boards.
During the dream sequence of Need for Speed: Underground's prologue, the player drives a "Vortex" entitled Acura Integra Type R. It is unlocked for Quick Race mode after collecting 46,000 style points.
Need for Speed: Underground 2
Prior to the events of Need for Speed: Underground 2, the player defeated the best racers of Olympic City and was offered a spot in the crew of an unknown contact. The player refused the offer and was later rammed by an unknown driver, who totalled the player's car.
During the opening sequence of Need for Speed: Underground 2's prologue, the player is seen driving a Nissan Skyline GT-R that can not be unlocked.
After successfully completing a series of sponsor contracts, the player becomes noticed by The Wraiths, led by Caleb Reece, who is revealed to be responsible for the player's crash in Olympic City. Rachel warns the player about his deals of manipulating their sponsorships in order to claim Bayview's racing scene for himself.
The player proceeds to challenge The Wraiths and defeats them, including Nikki Morris, who decided to join the player. Due to his crew's poor performance, Caleb loses his sponsors and challenges the player to a race, which he also loses in the end.
- The player is never shown in Need for Speed: Underground, but is briefly shown in silhouette during some cutscenes in Need for Speed: Underground 2.
- ↑ Caleb sports the same tattoo as the driver who crashed the player in Olympic City
|Need for Speed: Underground - Characters|
|Player · Samantha · TJ|
|The Eastsiders (Eddie · Chad · Kurt · Todd) · Melissa · Dirt · Jose · Klutch|
|Need for Speed: Underground 2 - Characters|
|Player · Rachel · Tommy · Samantha|
|The Wraiths (Caleb · Nikki · Al · Marcus · Nigel · Scott · Tom)|