Need for Speed World Patch Notes (Patch 5.05)

Posted on January 1, 2011

The purpose of this maintenance window is to deploy server / game hot fix 5.05 to Need for Speed World. See Release notes below.

Two hours

Start: 20:00 hrs (8:00 PM) PST / 23:00 hrs (11:00 PM) EST / 04:00 hrs (4:00 AM) GMT
End: 22:00 hrs (10:00 PM) PST / 01:00 hrs (01:00 AM) EST / 06:00 hrs (6:00 AM) GMT

Affected Users:
During the maintenance window, the servers will be offline and users will not be able to log in and play Need for Speed World. Players who are already logged in and playing NFS World will be disconnected from the server and therefore, disconnected from the game.

Release Notes:

NEW Features:
– An additional meeting place located at Riverfront Stadium in Rockport has been added
– Four new vinyl categories have been made available exclusively for purchase: Vandal, Hatch, Vudu and Maskirovka!
– In addition, for those who wish to unlock the previous vinyls at earlier levels have now been given the option to do so
– An all-new ‘Pro Street’ Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X has been added for rental from the Car Dealer
– The ‘Underground’ Nissan Skyline GT-R [R34] Skyline is now available for purchase with SpeedBoost (previously available for Rental)

Bug Fixes/Changes:
- Fixed an issue where cop cars will suddenly appear or disappear while in a highly populated area of free roam
– The Nissan Skyline GT-R [R34] can now correctly enter Tier 2 racing events
– Fixed an area in Fortuna that cop cars would not enter during a pursuit
– Players who purchase a car with SpeedBoost will no longer have to leave the Safehouse to receive their additional car slot
– Fixed an issue for players with the Porsche 911 Snowflake Edition that was causing their opponent’s car information to display improperly in the Multiplayer lobby
– Fixed an issue with the Leaderboard in the News Feed that caused the rank numbers to be cut off
– Fixed an issue where some promotional vinyls were not appearing in the ‘Special’ category of the Vinyl Shop
– Attempting to purchase a Mystery Pack with insufficient cash will now display an appropriate error message
– Locked vinyl categories have been fixed to inform players which level they need to be to unlock each category
– Fixed an issue that prevented player’s stats from updating in the race lobby after applying performance parts to their cars
– Added some Sound FX that were missing from the Safehouse Customization menus
– Fixed a vinyl distortion issue on the Toyota Supra equipped with an Avalanche visual package
– Fixed a vinyl distortion issue with the Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee
– The Heat Progression Meter now fills with a consistent color
– A number of clipping and flickering issues in the world have been resolved
– Minor fixes were made for localized languages


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