How to Play Need for Speed: Carbon PC Online

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How to Play Need for Speed: Carbon PC Online
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Created by Electronic Arts, "Need For Speed: Carbon" is a racing game set in the fictional city of Palmont. The game is a sequel to "Need For Speed: Most Wanted' and adds some new multiplayer modes to the ones players of that game are familiar with. Palmont City is also included in the 2010 title "Need For Speed: World," which allows players to race in the "Carbon" setting for free. After creating an online account with EA, you can take part in ranked or unranked races against your friends.

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    Navigate to the Gamefront website, and download the "Need For Speed: Carbon" patch (see Resources). This patch fixes issues that can prevent Windows Vista users from playing the game online.

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    Run the patch after the download to automatically update the game. Start the game; then select the "online" option. You will be asked to sign in to an online account. If you have one, enter your user name and password, and click "Connect."

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    Enter a user name, password and CD-key for the game, if you do not have an online account for Carbon yet. Find the CD-key on the inside of the disc case of the game, or on the back of the game manual.

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    Select either "Quick Race" or "Custom Match," and set up the race to your liking. You can choose the game mode and cars you want to race.

Tips and warnings

  • The entire city of Palmont as featured in "Need For Speed: Carbon" is available to race in the online only title "Need For Speed: World." This massive multiplayer online racing game can be downloaded and played for free from the Need For Speed World website (see Resources).

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