THE DRIVER’S BATTLE IS ON!
Theyâ€™re sexier, faster, fiercer and, this March, the green light will unleash the cars, tracks and competitors of 2011â€™s premier racing title. SHIFT 2 UNLEASHEDâ„¢, the latest entry in the critically acclaimed Need for Speedâ„¢ simulation series, races onto retail shelves in Europe on March 25 and North America on March 29.Â
Players can secure their spot on the starting grid by pre-ordering the SHIFT2 UNLEASHED Limited Version to get exclusive access to the Nissan Silvia spec.R Aero (S15), the Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV and the Lamborghini MurciÃ©lago LP640 and 40 career events. These include Single-Type race events where a driverâ€™s skill is pushed to the limits as each player competes in the same make of car; Old vs. New Challenge events in which classic cars go head-to-head against their modern counterparts; and Manufacturer Showdown events that pits some of the most iconic car rivalries against each other in an all-out-battle to prove which car is the best.
SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED pushes the revolutionary true driverâ€™s experience to the next gear with an all-new rendering engine and graphics overhaul, innovative helmet camera, night racing and authentic degradation of tracks and cars.
SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED takes the innovative rivalry-generating Autolog technology pioneered by Need for Speed Hot Pursuit and connects friends, and competitors, together in head-to-head races and player statistic match-ups to add new layers of depth and detail to the intricate customization and tuning of the simulation series.
Developed by the award-winning Slightly Mad Studios, SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED will be available on the Xbox 360Â® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system and PC.