When i launched this game for the first time I had to deal with many problems. After half hour i finally managed to make the game playable and found good mod. If you wish to save yourself some time or you are PC virgin, then check this guide. Also there is a bit of information about the game.
This game has always-online requirement. Also your data is stored on game servers. If you have unstable internet, then i suggest you to skip this game.
Controller doesn’t work
This game supports only official Xbox One controller and few wheels. You can use Third-party Xbox One controller if you will follow steps below. For other controllers there is no guarantees. You may try tools additional tools which can make your PC think that you are using official Xbox One controller. I don’t think that X360 emulators will work, since as mentioned above this game supports only Xbox One controllers.
1. Enter Steam Big Picture mode – Controller settings – Disable controllers (uncheck them).
2. Right click on game icon in your Steam library – Properties – Controllers – Disable Steam input.
Done. You should be able to play with your controller now and see Xbox One button prompts instead of keyboard.
Very low volume
1. In game Audiotab select “Stereo Mixdown“, before or after next step.
2. Find your Documentsfolder – Need for Speed – settings– Open file called “PROFILEOPTIONS_profile” with any text editor.
3. Find these lines and change “1” to higher number:
I recommend either 4 or 5. It should look like this:
Close and save the file.
I recommend “Unite” mod. There are few files and you can choose what to install. Mod disables startup intro, improves car handling, disables film grain, crash camera, few other effects and more. I highly recommended to use it on “clean” new game.
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