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Shift into high gear! Designed to deliver a true drivers experience that reflects contemporary motorsports, Need for Speed SHIFT is built by racers for racers. Need for Speed SHIFT delivers an authentic and immersive driving experience developed by Slightly Mad Studios in collaboration with executive producer Michael Mann at Black Box and senior vice president Patrick Soderlund at EA Games Europe. Slightly Mad Studios includes developers and designers that worked on the critically acclaimed games GT Legends and GTR 2. Need for Speed SHIFT replicates the true feeling of racing high-end performance cars like never before. Players are thrust into the heart of the action with immersive and exciting features including a stunningly realistic first-person cockpit view camera and an all-new crash mechanic, providing an unrivalled sensation of the speed and feeling of racing a car on the extreme edge of control.
Need for Speed: Shift System Requirements
Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 1.8GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3600+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X1800 Series 256MB or NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
  • System Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Storage: 6 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4670 512MB or NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
  • System Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Storage: 6 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Need for Speed: Shift Requirements
Need for Speed: Shift will require Radeon HD 4670 512MB graphics card with a Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+ processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 3 GB will also be needed to achieve the Need for Speed: Shift rec specs and get 60FPS. Don't try and play Need for Speed: Shift without 1 GB, which helps get the 30FPS Your graphics card will need to be capable of running DirectX 9. We suggest a 10 year old PC to play smoothly.
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Genres: Arcade, Racing, Sim
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Need for Speed: Shift PC Release Date: 18 Sep 2009

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