Need for Speed 2 SE

General

Platform: Windows 4.x/9x [Den Bookcase]
2 Players
Competative, Split Screen, IPX LAN
Rating:★★★☆ (Single) ★★★☆ (Multi)
Developer: EA Seattle
Publisher: Electronic Arts, Inc.
Genre: Racing
Released: 1997
Country of Origin: Canada

This is a special edition release of Need for Speed II which provides improved visuals in comparison to the original release. The graphical improvements within this version of the game are only officially supported on 3Dfx Voodoo graphics cards, however, and thus the game is effectively graphically indistinguishable from the original version when played using different hardware.

Besides the graphical improvements, the new additions to this version are:

Screenshots

Details

Included Media: Manual
Rating: Everyone
Series: Need for Speed
Added: 2015-01-09
Region: North America
Resolutions: 640x480
Hardware Support: HID Joystick, 3DFX Glide
Save Method: System

Technically support LAN play, but it's IPX (on Windows) so it's practically unusable.

To "install" on newer WIndows:

  1. copy the root of NFS2 CD and 'FEDATA' + 'GAMEDATA' folders to HD.
  2. Rename INSTALL.NFS to INSTALL.WIN
  3. Run sdbinst NFS2.sdb (or NFS2-SW.sdb)

Install nglide and run NFS2SEA.EXE (accelerated) or just run NFS2SEN.EXE (Software)

TODO Wine

Play Status/History

Progress: Almost Complete
Queue: Not Interested