The round of NERVE that the main characters participate in takes place in New York City; however, Ian and Ty are later revealed to have previously participated in the Seattle round also.
Before the events of the book, Vee accidentally fell asleep in her car with the engine on after a long night of studying, and consequently nearly died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Her parents believed it to be a suicide attempt.
Two years before the events of the film, Vee's brother, Mike, died just before he was due to start college.
NERVEPlayers play to win unique and personalised prizes (such as paid tuition to fashion school for Vee), in addition to earning $20 for every one hundred Watchers they attract.
NERVEPlayers play to win increasing sums of money, which is transferred to their bank accounts online after they complete each dare.
The dares in NERVE are generated by the actual people at the NERVE company.
The dares in NERVE are made by the anonymous Watchers of the game.