Need For Speed: Shift

Strategy Guide/Walkthrough/FAQ



  • Easy driver points

    To get easy driver points and money, in Quick Race mode, select "Drift mode", "0 opponents", "15 laps", and ".22 Mile Oval Track" as a location. This track is so small you should get a 2x quickly and keep it the entire time.

    In Quick Race mode, select "Race mode", "15 opponents", "20 laps", and "Hazyview Eight" as a location.

  • Easy stars

    Stay on the green arrow icon. If a message such as "Speed 120" appears, try to do it while keeping your car on the arrows.

  • Trophies

    Successfully complete one of the following tasks to get a trophy:

      Trial By Fire (Bronze): Complete the NFS Live Pre-Race Event.
      One Small Step (Bronze): Win you first event.
      Road to Success (Bronze): Reach Tier 2.
      Driving Rookie (Bronze): Reach Driver Level 2.
      Driving Amateur (Bronze): Reach Driver Level 5.
      Driving Semi-Pro (Bronze): Reach Driver Level 10.
      Bronze Earner (Bronze): Earn 5 Bronze Badges.
      Bronze Hunter (Bronze): Earn 10 Bronze Badges.
      Bronze Collector (Bronze): Earn 15 Bronze Badges.
      Bronze Master (Bronze): Earn 20 Bronze Badges.
      Silver Earner (Bronze): Earn 5 Silver Badges.
      Silver Hunter (Bronze): Earn 10 Silver Badges.
      Chance of a Lifetime (Silver): Reach Tier 3.
      Driving Pro (Silver): Reach Driver Level 20.
      Driving Veteran (Silver): Reach Driver Level 30.
      Driving Hero (Silver): Reach Driver Level 40.
      Silver Collector (Silver): Earn 15 Silver Badges.
      Silver Master (Silver): Earn 20 Silver Badges.
      Gold Earner (Silver): Earn 5 Gold Trophies.
      Gold Hunter (Silver): Earn 10 Gold Badges.
      Gold Collector (Silver): Earn 15 Gold Badges.
      Gold Master (Silver): Earn 20 Gold Badges.
      Epic Earner (Silver): Earn 5 Epic Badges.
      Epic Hunter (Silver): Earn 10 Epic Badges.
      The Final Countdown (Gold): Reach Tier 4.
      NFS Live World Champion (Gold): Win the NFS Live World Championship.
      Driving Legend (Gold): Reach Driver Level 50.
      Epic Collector (Gold): Earn 15 Epic Badges.
      Epic Master (Gold): Earn 20 Epic Badges.
      Platinum Trophy (Platinum): Unlocked all of Need for Speed: SHIFT's trophies.

    The following trophies require the "Exotic Racing Series" bonus downloadable content:

      Hot Lap Champion (Bronze): Complete every event in the Hot Lap Competition in 1st position.
      Exotica (Silver): Complete an Online Race or Time Attack in all the Exotic vehicles.
      Time Splitter (Silver): Beat all the lap times in the Exotic Time Attack Competition.
      Scenic Route (Silver): Achieve 1st place in all Riviera Tour events.
      Exotic Tour Star (Gold): Achieve all Stars in Exotic World Tour.

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