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NFS Payback: Cops appearing in races?

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NFS Payback: Cops appearing in races?

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I had a query about cops appearing in races, particularly the race event, Silver Casino Loop, outside the eastern garage. Every time, like it's scripted, an FVPD Dodge Charger would be pursuing two street racers. They are the same every time: a Silver Six BMW M2 and a Cyan Nissan 350z. The pursuit doesn't stay on screen for very long and they continue further off the circuit. I have no idea why this happens, might indicate that police were planned to be a part of races? I can confirm the Dodge Charger has functioning AI, it can use PIT and tries to pin both racers, but it doesn't attempt to bust you. I followed them in my Crown Vic. Let me know what you think of this?

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@Jacobba55 

I say keep trying to chase them down for the fun of it. 

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I did! The racer AI, on the other hand, is quite stupid and swerves out of control on the nearby bridge allowing itself to be pinned easily. After that, the pursuit just goes back up and down the bridge until the race ends. So if we were going to have cops getting involved in races, it seems unfinished and would need some work. I like the idea of the police trying to shutdown races, this has appeared in quite a few games (Hot Pursuit series, Rivals, MW'05, Carbon, MW 2012, NFS 2015, and more) so it seems like a good thing to have in 2019. In MW'05 we had a "police chance" for every race, and Carbon with zone heats. But for 2019 something like this would be even better, the police in full force during a race, how the cops trailer for Payback looked.

 

https://youtu.be/-pW-oFcgXHc

 

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Yeah, cops in races for next game should be able to bust racers. 

Have a wonderful day.👍😁

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