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Need for Speed Underground 2 for Windows

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Key Details of Need for Speed Underground 2

  • Available on multiple platforms, including GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, and PC.
  • Intuitive interface with straightforward controls for an immersive gaming experience.
  • System requirements include a Pentium III 933 or equivalent processor, 256 MB RAM, 32 MB video mode, and 2 GB disk space. Compatible with Windows 98 and DirectX v9.0c and above.
  • Highly recommended for car racing enthusiasts who enjoy customizable gameplay, illegal street races, and the thrill of modifying their vehicles.

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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Need for Speed: Underground 2 has a user-friendly interface that integrates seamlessly with the game. The city feels great to navigate and allows players to explore the various race tracks easily. The customization options are extensive. Players can modify their vehicles according to their preferences and tastes.

The game is top-notch in terms of functionality. This makes for a dynamic and engaging experience for players. Unlike the previous game, Underground 2 offers an open-world concept, allowing free movement around the city. This adds depth to the game and creates a more immersive atmosphere where races are not limited to predetermined tracks. Including other modified vehicles in the city creates a dynamic and competitive environment.

URL and Street X add two additional race types to the game's variety. URL players will lap F1-style tracks, while Street X offers intense square-turn racing. The addition of these modes increases the overall variety of the game. At the same time, the game's wide range of parts, color decals, and customizable options allow for an astonishing 70 billion different combinations, giving players unparalleled creative freedom.

Need for Speed: Underground 2 is a remarkable addition to the NFS series, offering an unparalleled gaming experience with its open-world concept, diverse race types, and extensive customization options. The game's compatibility with various platforms ensures accessibility for a wide audience, making it a must-have for car racing enthusiasts seeking excitement and creative freedom.

Full Specifications

In Need for Speed: Underground 2, players are immersed in a gaming experience enriched by many new features. One noteworthy enhancement is the comprehensive customization system, allowing players to personalize their vehicles to an unprecedented extent. Moreover, the game introduces innovative methods for selecting races, offering a fresh and dynamic approach to gameplay. Set within the bustling urban sprawl of Bayview, the game's vibrant setting provides an immersive backdrop for the high-stakes racing action. This installment in the series represents a significant evolution, offering players a more expansive and engaging gaming experience compared to its predecessor.
October 27, 2004
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February 9, 2024
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Get behind the wheel and own the streets from dusk til dawn.
Uncover the tuner underground in a massive, free-roaming metropolis. Get behind the wheel in one of 30 of the hottest cars and own the streets from dusk 'til dawn. Explore the city, encountering underground races, hidden hideouts, secret shops, and unexpected challengers With comprehensive performance tuning options, all-new game modes, and the most sought-after cars on the circuit, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers the most authentic tuner experience ever.

This is the official demo of the driving game Need for Speed Underground 2. This demo includes a sneak peek of the variety of different game modes you can play, as well as a few online options.