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Need For Speed: Shift Hamachi Guide

Need For Speed franchise had been under performing with the past couple of titles with nothing innovative offered to gamers that would ignite the franchise back on top. With that in context something needed to be done off the guard and that something came in the form Need For Speed Shift. NFS:Shift does so many good things in terms of combining the reality and arcade elements into complete new experience of realtime racing with arcade controls, to make up to all the anticipation of the fans.

Finally EA was able to revolutionize the franchise that it had been trying for the few years now. Need For Speed Shift is an awesome approach to racing and is a treat for reality lovers and arcade style racing fans alike.

In case you wanted to enjoy it with your friends LAN online, you can do that using Hamachi VPN, follow the instructions below to play it on Hamachi.

How to Play Need For Speed Shift On Hamachi

Step 1|Update Game
Update Need For Speed Shift to the latest patch.

Step 2
Use the appropriate no DVD fix for your version of the game in case you need one.

Step 3|Setup Network Correctly

XP
Go to All Programs > Accessories > Communications > Network Connections. Go to the menu > Advanced > Advanced Settings. Now under Adapters and Bindings tab, move Hamachi to the top of the list.

Now go to the properties of Hamachi network, make sure IPv6 is unchecked.
Select IPv4 and click on properties, now click on Advanced and make sure the default gateway is “5.0.0.1”

If you don’t see any gateway listed, add the default gateway,”5.0.0.1″ and while adding default TCP/IP gateway address, keep automatic metric checked.

Now on the bottom of Advanced Settings tab, uncheck the automatic metric, and add 10 in interface metric.

Save changes and restart your PC.

Vista/Windows 7
Go to Start menu > Network, click on the Network and Sharing Center button at the top. Click on  “Manage Network Connections” on the left hand side and then  go to Advanced > Advanced Settings. Under the Adapters and Bindings tab, move Hamachi to the top of the list.

Now go to the properties of Hamachi network, make sure IPv6 is unchecked. Select IPv4 and click on properties, now click on Advanced and make sure the default gateway is “5.0.0.1”

If you don’t see any gateway listed, add the default gateway,”5.0.0.1″ and while adding default TCP/IP gateway address, keep automatic metric checked.

Now on the bottom of Advanced Settings tab, uncheck the automatic metric, and add 10 in interface metric.

Save changes and restart your PC.

Step 4|Join/Create a Network
Now create/join a network on Hamachi.

Step 5|Find Match
Launch the game, go to Online>Local Area Network, Find/Create a match to play Need For Speed Shift on hamachi with your friends.

If you run into any issue feel free to comment and we will try to resolve that for you.