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 Friday, 29. April 2011

 Monday, 19. April 2010

 Tuesday, 16. March 2010

 Monday, 15. March 2010

SHIFT GGL Tournament Final Four Known

by Bojan at 18:40 • Comments (6)

The final four winners of the Need for Speed SHIFT GGL Tournament with a $30,000 grand prize are now known: from the Xbox 360 it's xsmd and the number 2 racer on the leaderboards, URCwhiplash. And from PlayStation3 Kopaszgeci and PRTM-twinturboQc.
These 4 racers will fly to Black Box headquarters in Vancouver to compete head to head for the final prize, $30,000 on Autotrader.
Big congrats to all four and especially URCwhiplash!

More info here

 Tuesday, 9. March 2010

SHIFT Exotic Racing Series DLC Announced

by Bojan at 19:11 • Comments (36)

Exotic Racing Series downloadable content for Need for Speed SHIFT is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on March 18th!
What we are getting is 7 new cars, including the all new McLaren MP4-12C, Gumpert Apollo and the legendary BMW M1. You'll be able to drive all these cars in 50 new career events and one the all new Riviera track with 4 racing layouts. All this will be available for $10 on PS3 and for 800 MS points on the 360.

Official announcement on
McLaren MP4-12C Car of the Day feature on

Update: List of all cars in the DLC
Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
BMW M1 Procar
Gumpert Apollo
Honda NSX
McLaren MP4-12C
Maserati GranTurismo S
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss

 Tuesday, 16. February 2010

 Tuesday, 9. February 2010

Ferrari Racing Pack Announced for NFS SHIFT!

by Skyline_man at 01:34 • Comments (56)

So it's official, Ferrari will make its first comeback to NFS since its last appearance in NFS Hot Pursuit 2.

The Ferrari Racing Pack will be available exclusively on Xbox360 for $10.00 or 800 MS Points and will include the following Ferrari models:


Also those following bonus racing events will be available:

- Ferrari Race Exhibition – Four single race events
- Ferrari Time Challenge - Hot Lap – Four single time attack events.
- Ferrari Mixed Track Competition – Four series events consisting of two races at multi layout tracks.
- Ferrari Time Challenge - Time Attack – Four single time attack events.
- Ferrari Series Competition – Three series events consisting of five races.
- Ferrari Eliminator Competition – Four eliminator based events (2 Lap eliminator and 2 Time eliminator).
- Ferrari Endurance Competition – Two single endurance events.
- Ferrari World Tour – A single race series consisting of 5 races.

For more screenshots and information, visit the official site.

 Thursday, 4. February 2010

Ferrari in Need for Speed SHIFT?

by Bojan at 19:13 • Comments (23)

From what we hear, Ferrari is coming to Need for Speed SHIFT. Right now it's only a rumour, but stay tuned, this might just be incredible enough to be true!

 Wednesday, 20. January 2010

$30k SHIFT Tournament update

by Bojan at 19:52 • Comment (0)

The Need for Speed SHIFT tournament is well underway with plenty of users posting rather fast times on the specified set of Career events. Remeber, this is a tournament open to North American residents with the first prize being $30,000 toward the purchase of a new car on
To qualify for the final tournament where 4 finalists race each other in EA studios in Blackbox, you need to post a top time as many of the 7 events as you can, with the events being the following:

Tier 1 Manufacturer 135i Coupe Race at Donington National
Tier 1 Race Coalition Alpental
Tier 1 Time Attack at Tokyo Club
Tier 2 Europe Series Race at Spa GP
Tier 2 Mixed Event Laguna Seca
Tier 3 Endurance Race at Ambush Canyon
Tier 3 USA vs Europe Race at Brands Hatch GP

Yes, these are all offline career events. So if you're from North America, own an Xbox 360 or a PlayStation 3, start racing on these events and posting top times. And of course register here on the official tournament site.

You can keep track on current tournament standings on To see what the overall top times are, check our leaderboards.

 Sunday, 17. January 2010

New Career Events on SHIFT Leaderboards

by Bojan at 16:09 • Comment (0)

Got tired of running the same events over and over again for that tiny difference of time to get a better rank on our leaderboards? No, sadly there aren't new tracks available in Need for Speed SHIFT, but there are 10 new career events available on our leaderboards for you break lap records on! The list of events is as follows:

Tier 1 Manufacturer Restricted S2000 Race at Brands Hatch Indy
Tier 1 Race Coalition Race at Dakota National
Tier 3 Endurance Race at Nordschleife
Tier 3 Endurance Race at Spa GP
Tier 3 Manufacturer Corvette Z06 Race at Donington National
Tier 4 Manufacturer Restricted All Nissan at Tokyo Circuit
Tier 4 Works vs Supercar Race at Donington GP
NFS Live US Series Race at Road America
NFS Live World Series Race at Autopolis GP
NFS Live World Tour Race at Brands Hatch GP

Thanks for all the suggestions in the comments of the leaderboards page!