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Need for Speed: Shift
Release dates
WindowsSeptember 15, 2009

Need for Speed Heat (stylized as NFS Heat) is a racing video game developed by Ghost Games and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.It is the twenty-fourth installment in the Need for Speed series and commemorates the series' 25th anniversary. It was released on November 8, 2019. The game received mixed reviews from critics, who mostly found the game. Need for Speed SHIFT features a comprehensive customization option that lets the player tailor every aspect of the cars performance and styling. Go under the hood to upgrade and tune your vehicle to increase its performance. The visual customization system allows players to personalize both the exterior and trick out the interior to reflect.

  • 2Essential improvements
  • 3Essential improvements
  • 4Game data
  • 7Audio settings
  • 9Network
  • 10Issues fixed
  • 11Other information
    • 11.2Mods
Need for Speed: Shift
Subseries of Need for Speed
Need for Speed: Shift2009
Shift 2 Unleashed2011

Need for Speed: Shift (occasionally styled as Need for Speed: SHIFT) is the thirteenth installment and second reboot of the long-running racing video game franchise Need for Speed; published by Electronic Arts. It was announced in December 2008 as part of a three-game announcement that includes Need for Speed: Nitro and Need for Speed: World.4. Today we are glad to present you the Need for Speed Rivals Mac OS X ACTiVATED, available for Mac OS X devices. Updated September 2018: Need for Speed Rivals OS X has been included in the Top 5 action games for Mac, because of the large number of downloads. Need for Speed Rivals Mac OS. Need for Speed Shift reaches computers worldwide with lots of power, offering a wide range of cars (all of them customizable) to play with, and many of the most important and stunning circuits in the world like Willow Springs, Laguna Seca or the London urban circuit, where we will be able to feel all the speed, but without the necessity of worrying about the police.

Key points

No DLCs for the PC version. DLC content can still be accessed by modding the game, see How to get DLC cars and tracks.
Origin version have a problem with DRM files. A crack or Paul.dll and winui.dll from legal Origin Medal of Honor 2010 is need to run.

General information

Need for Speed Wiki
Steam Community Discussions


Retail SecuROM PADRM, unknown machine limit. A De-Authorization Tool is available.

Essential improvements[edit]



Patch 1.1 and 1.2

Essential improvements[edit]


Latest version is 1.0.2. It can be downloaded here for European players, and here for American players.

Community overhaul[edit]

Requires you have previously patched the game to 1.0.2.
Users of NoGripRacing forums, made a community patch that fixes many of the bugs left in the game and improve driving experience. Remember to follow carefully the installation guide of Overhaul Mod.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>Movies.
  2. Delete or rename Attract.bik and Franchise_Ident.bik.

Game data[edit]

Need For Speed Shift Mac Os Versions

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

Steam Play (Linux)<Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/24870/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%DocumentsNFS SHIFT<user-id>
Steam Play (Linux)<Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/24870/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics featureStateWSGFNotes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)Can be adjusted via Racer_S Camera Control utility
Borderless fullscreen windowedSee the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouseStateNotes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button promptsFor Xbox use the 360 Controller Buttons in Menu Mod
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio featureStateNotes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Traditional Chinese

VR support[edit]

3D modesNative Notes
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.
Need for speed shift mac os high sierra


Multiplayer types

Local play
LAN play12 Added in a patch (see Patches).[1]
Online play12 Formerly only 8 players can participate, but recent patches raised numbers of players to 12.

Issues fixed[edit]

Need For Speed Shift Mac Os Catalina

Microstuttering on Windows 8[edit]

NFS Shift will experience fps stuttering when running on Windows 8.[citation needed]
Windows compatibility mode[citation needed]

Run the game in compatibility mode for Windows Vista (SP2).

Need For Speed Shift Mac Os High Sierra

Insanely slow loadings on Windows 10[edit]

NFS Shift can experience extremely slow loadings when running on Windows 10.[citation needed]
Windows compatibility mode[citation needed]

Run the game in compatibility mode for Windows Vista (SP2). Right click on icon and click on 'troubleshoot compatibility'.

The game always restarts with default graphics settings[edit]

Reduce the refresh rate

Don't set the refresh rate to 120Hz or 144Hz in the game options.

Other information[edit]



Need For Speed Shift For Mac Os X


How to get DLC cars and tracks[edit]

Install the DLC files[2]
  1. Install the NFS Shift 1.02 patch for your region.
  2. Unpack your game with Shift unpacker.
  3. Copy JSGME to the installation folder. Run the executable and allow it to create the MODS folder.
  4. Download the DLC files (cars and tracks) and extract them in the MODS folder.
  5. Run JSGME again and click the right arrow button to install the DLC files.
  6. Add -loose to your NFS Shift shortcut/launch options.

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS)XP SP3Vista SP2, 7
Processor (CPU)Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6 GHz
AMD X2 3800+
System memory (RAM)1 GB1.5 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)6 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support


  1. 1.01.1File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/24870/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (24870) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


Need For Speed Shift Mac Os 10.13

  1. Need for Speed SHIFT PC Patch Release - LAN Play Update now available Need for Speed
  2. NoGripRacing forum - DLC conversion link thread