EA’s Shift 2 Unleashed (the Need for Speed name is officially dropped), is hitting the stores in the spring, however if you pre-order the game, you will get the Limited Edition for no extra cost, and gets you early access to the Nissan Silvia spec.R Aero (S15), the Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV, and the Lamborghini Murciélago LP640.
Also, EA mentions that the new Autolog feature in Need for Speed Hot Pursuit will carry over into Shift 2.
Shift 2 Unleashed is the perfect simulation complement to the action racer Need for Speed Hot Pursuit which introduced a simple yet brilliant rivalry-generating technology called Autolog. This groundbreaking network had been carried over to Shift 2 Unleashed, connecting friends in head-to-head races and comparing player stats for the ultimate social racing competition.
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