The Need for Speed (1994 DOS Game)

Publishers Electronic Art
Developers Electronic Art Canada
Release date 1994
Genre Racing
Game rating

Game Description

The Need for Speed is a 1994 racing video game first released on the 3DO and then ported to MS-DOS, Windows, PlayStation and Sega Saturn. It is the first installment released in the Need for Speed series. The premise of the game involves racing in sport cars, including several exotic models and Japanese imports.

Download The Need for Speed

We might have the game available for more than one platform. The Need for Speed is currently available on these platforms:

DOS (1995) (45.8MB)

How to play on Windows

  1. Download the software called DOSBox and put a shortcut for DOSBox onto your desktop.
  2. Download and extract
  3. Open the “The Need for Speed (1994)” folder and then open the “Game Files” folder.
  4. Drag the file called “TNFS” on top of the DOSBox icon. The game should now launch in DOSBox.
  5. Enjoy the game!

Additional files, patches and fixes

The Need for Speed DOS Manual (English)

The Need for Speed Windows RefCard (English)

The Need for Speed Screenshots


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