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 Friday, 17. February 2012

SHIFT 2 PC selling for 5€

by Hydro_PT at 21:35 • Comments (4)

If you haven't got SHIFT 2: Unleashed yet, or if you are just waiting for that special bargain, then this is for you. EA is now selling SHIFT 2 (PC version) at Origin for just 5€. Yes, that's right: five Euro.

You can read more about this game at our Wiki here, or read VirtualR's review here. But for just 5€ there isn't much to think about, really. SHIFT 2: Unleashed features more than 150 cars, 44 tracks, a long career, night-racing and much more. To make things even better, the two DLC packs are free for the PC version.

You can get this bargain here.

 Monday, 6. February 2012

Update to SHIFT 2: Unleashed servers

by Hydro_PT at 17:17 • Comments (6)

For anyone who still plays SHIFT 2: Unleashed, please be aware that today (February 6th), EA will be implementing an update to the game's servers. As a result of this update, players will no longer be able to change their EA account password from within SHIFT 2: Unleashed. If you do attempt to change your password from within the game you will receive an error message stating that the new password is invalid.

In other words, if you change your EA/Origin account password, you will have to start a new game in SHIFT 2 if you want to connect to Autolog and play online (if you don't use Autolog or play online, then you can keep your savegame).

This has long been an issue in SHIFT 2, and it seems that EA decided not to fix it. In case you really need to change your password, be ready to start your career from scratch in SHIFT 2. There is no word about other NFS games, so it shouldn't be an issue in Hot Pursuit, The Run (both use Autolog) or World.

 Monday, 1. August 2011

SHIFT 2 coming to iOS

by Bojan at 17:14 • Comment (1)



A mobile version of SHIFT 2 Unleashed will be hitting the iPads, iPhones and iPods (Touch) in August. It's features include
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Jump into 20+ Quick Race Trials featuring the hottest cars on the Circuit
Compete with friends on the Leaderboards
Race in Career Mode: featuring 40+ Events and 40 cars, including the exclusive
Pagani Huayra
Get the driver’s POV with the helmet cam
Shift into Local Multiplayer via WiFi or Bluetooth and take on a friend head-to-head
Whip through forest, desert, waterfront, and city locations with multiple track layouts
Personalize your car’s performance and look
Register for Origin to unlock leaderboards, exclusive cups and in-game cash

We'll let you know as soon as it hits the App Store.

 Thursday, 30. June 2011

 Monday, 27. June 2011

SHIFT 2 DLC Free on PC

by Bojan at 15:21 • Comments (12)

Yes, you read it right, both the Legends and SpeedHunters DLC packs are coming to the PC free of charge on June 30th.

If I quote the official site for this:
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Beginning June 30th, the DLC packs will be available to download, for free, from Origin.com. In case you missed it: the Legends Pack features a dozen cars and 5 new tracks from racing's golden age, and the Speedhunters Pack added two new game modes - Drag and Standing Mile - as well as 14 new vehicles to try against your friends for epic Autolog battles.

Below are detailed instructions on how to download and install the free SHIFT 2 PC DLC packs from Origin:

Newly purchasing Shift 2 Unleashed:
1. Select PCDD or PC Packaged platform of Shift 2 Unleashed on store.origin.com
2. Shift 2 Unleashed + PC DLC will be added to cart automatically
3. Checkout (create an account or sign-in if already have an account)
4. Upon successful purchase, you will receive a confirmation page and email which will include the following redemption instructions:
a. Download and install Origin (for new Origin users).
b. Open Origin and navigate to your “My Games” tab to download and install Shift 2 Unleashed.
c. After installing Shift 2 Unleashed, return to your “My Games” tab to download and install your DLC.
d. Run game to play.

Already owns Shift 2 Unleashed:
1. Find/Navigate to DLC product details page on store.origin.com
2. From Overlay, select version of base game to add to cart:
a. Packaged (purchased on disc from a retailer)
b. EA Store/Origin Download (purchased as a digital download)
c. Other Digital Download (purchased as a digital download from third party retailers)
3. Checkout (create an account or sign-in if already have an account)
4. Upon successful purchase, will receive confirmation page and email which will include the following redemption instructions:
a. Download and install Origin (for new Origin users).
b. Open Origin and navigate to your “My Games” tab to download and install your DLC. You must have Shift 2 Unleashed currently installed on your machine.
c. Run game to play.

We can’t wait to see you guys on the new tracks, in your new cars, battling in the new Drag and Standing Mile modes!

 Saturday, 28. May 2011

SHIFT 2 SpeedHunters and Legends Pack DLC on PC

by Bojan at 08:18 • Comments (17)

It's been confirmed by EA both on their Facebook page and on Twitter that DLC is coming to the pc version of SHIFT 2 Unleashed. No word yet when and how though.

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JUST got official confirmation that the SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED PDLC will be available on PC. More details coming soon.

 Tuesday, 17. May 2011

SHIFT2 SpeedHunters DLC now out

by Bojan at 20:39 • Comments (2)

The SpeedHunters downloadable content pack for Need for Speed SHIFT2 is now available for download from Xbox Marketplace and PSN. For 800MS Points or $9.99 you can get two new game modes (drag and standing mile), 14 new cars and a set of new tracks. Get it now.

 Friday, 13. May 2011

 Thursday, 12. May 2011

SHIFT 2 SpeedHunters Pack DLC

by Bojan at 17:33 • Comment (0)

A new downloadable content pack for SHIFT 2 Unleashed is coming on May 17th bringing new game modes, cars and locations. The two new game modes are drag (fastest time over a quarter mile) and standing mile (fastest speed over a 1 mile stretch). Car list will be extended with the following cars:
- Dodge Challenger R/T SpeedHunters
- Lexus LFA SpeedHunters
- Mazda RX-7 (FC3S) SpeedHunters
- McLaren MP4-12C SpeedHunters
- Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution 2 SpeedHunters
- Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG SpeedHunters
- Mitsubishi Lancer EVOLUTION IX MR-edition SpeedHunters
- Nissan Fairlady 240ZG (S30) SpeedHunters
- Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R (C10) SpeedHunters
- Nissan Skyline GT-R (R32) SpeedHunters
- Pagani Huayra SpeedHunters
- Toyota Supra SpeedHunters
- Dodge Viper GTS by Twins Turbo (reward car)
- World Racing Pro-FWD Reaper Scion tC (reward car)

and the track list with the following tracks:
- Miyatomi Drag Strip
- Miyatomi Mile
- Aguera Drag Strip
- Agueda Aerodrome
- Nevada Drag Strip
- Nevada Freight Yard

This DLC will be available for 800 MS Points on Live Marketplace and $9.99 on PlayStation Network on May 17th.

 Friday, 29. April 2011

SHIFT 2 PC Patch #1 Out

by Bojan at 09:20 • Comments (15)

The first patch for the PC version of SHIFT2 Unleashed has been released and is available for download.

The changes and bug fixes are listed below:
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-Common - Online - Catch Up Events - All users are prompted with the same message at the start of a catchup pack/catchup duel event
-Cars - Car wheels intersect or float in the air when the player uses wheels wirh a different diameter to the AI
-Online – Catch Up Modes – Once in-game there is no onscreen objective based message for either the fast car or the slower car/pack.
-VIP Rewards - SHIFT1 PC does not write the entitlement that SHIFT2 looks for correctly
-Online Modes - The host's car is not visible to at least one of the clients in an online lobby
-Online - Players cars are occasionally crashing during rolling starts before the player takes control
-Screen Transistion - Autolog - Player can momentarily get stuck within autolog when launching an event via the speedwall
-Front end - Loading screen - Speedwall - First lap of event sometimes not being recorded by total time resulting in unobtainable World and Regional times
-Cars/tracks - Visually the steering wheel when racing in cockpit views appears overly sensitive at the beginning of the turning circle
-Online - lobby timer - Lobby timer is not appearing to reset back to 1:45 for the client players after a host migration takes place. The new host does see the timer reset.
-Autolog - Speedwall - Erroneous speedwall times - Times can be set within and event which are unrealistic and unfeasible to acquire.
-Tracks - Drift - The last corner on Miami Park Drift track now gives more drift points
-Career - Drift – AI opponent scores are very hard to beat on Miami Park Drift in the last event in Drift Championship
-Camera initialization bug - Certain player views do not initialize correctly at race start
-Physics & Handling - Input lag/delay present on steering wheels
-Cars - McLaren MP4-12C - The Modern A Invitational event cannot be completed with Full Damage settings due to engine blowout
-Online - If a client joins a lobby at the 00:10 mark, he will be stuck in a technical hang in the lobby and the other players will be stuck in a loading screen technical hang
-Cars - Team Need for Speed Mazda RX-8 - The game can remain in a tech hang in the loading screen of events\races when the Team NFS Mazda RX-8 car is used.
-Common - Online – Catch Up Modes – Once in-game there is no onscreen objective based message for either the fast car or the slower car/pack.
-VIP - NFS Undercover VIP not awarded when playing shift 2
-Retail Only - Players stuck on a black screen at the start of offline events
-Photo Mode - Tech hang seen when taking photos in certain resolutions
-VIP - Hot Pursuit LE writes a different entitlement to SE, thus will not be picked up by Shift 2 VIP


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