When the original Burnout Paradise came out in 2008, I bought it and had a blast playing it. After 10 years, it finally arrives to the PS4 and Xbox One. Is it worth buying for New and Veteran players? Yes*, but there are some caveats that I need to address.
I'll start with the Positives first. With this remastered, it comes with all the DLCs and Updates on the disc. So, you will get the additional cars, online modes, and even an additional Island to play and race with. Secondly, the controls are very tight and the physics for all the vehicles handle great and different. The game runs natively 1080P 60FPS on both the PS4 and Xbone and also 4k 60FPS if you have the performance versions of these consoles.
However, I will now address the cons for this game.
While the graphic does look slightly cleaner and polished, it's not much of a bigger difference from the PS3 to PS4. Also, some of the gameplay aspects has not aged that well. For example, if you are not familiar with the map yet, you will be constantly pausing the game and look at the map to make sure you are heading to the right direction. Next, like many modern racing games you can set a waypoint or have some form of fast travel to reduce the monotony. However, in this game you have to manually drive to all the locations, and without putting a custom waypoint, it goes back to my 1st issue. Lastly, if you wanted to change to a new car you have to drive back to the Junkyard each time and then wait for the vehicle to load and then select it. These issues are annoying at worst to a minor inconvenience at best.
Overall, despite some of these issues the game is still fun and if you are a new racer or a returning veteran that likes to take a turn on Memory Lane, then pick up this game. The game has a lot of things to do and you can easily spend hundreds of hours playing this game.