Electronic Arts Inc., GGL Global Gaming and AutoTrader.com today announced the Need for Speed SHIFT Gaming competition whereby fans will have the opportunity to compete for $40,000 in prizes, a grand prize of $30,000 toward a car on AutoTrader.com.
Running from December 4th to March 7th, the tournament will challenge the world’s top racers to compete in the ultimate driving competition. Consisting of seven leaderboard qualifying periods, each round will see the fastest 16 drivers qualify for the playoffs. There is also a special wildcard qualification round in which 16 lucky entrants will automatically make the playoffs. The playoffs will pit the top 128 players in a single elimination bracket to determine the top four drivers. The top 4 will play in a live final at Black Box’s studio in Vancouver! For complete rules and regulations and to join the competition, visit www.needforspeedshift.ggl.com
Need for Speed SHIFT is now available on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, PC, PSP , mobile and coming soon on the iPhone. More information can be found at www.needforspeed.com