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Spot the Devs is a community event where the Need for Speed World Development Team log into the game and drive a new exclusive car never seen before in the game. If a player spots a developer and submits a clear screenshot, the player will have the chance to win a prize. Prizes can include cars, aftermarket parts, starter packs and etc. The car drove by the developers is usually released some time after the event.

Spot The Devs 15 was cut short due to server trouble and re-scheduled for a later date. The entries from the first attempt were to be combined with the entries from the second, but three days after the second event, Quicklime Games was discontinued as part of a restructuring plan at Electronic Arts and many team members were laid off. No further Spot the Devs events has been made since then, and the future for Spot the Devs is currently unknown.

Map Locations

In Spot the Devs, each developer starts at a certain location on this map. Throughout the event they will move to other locations on the map and sometimes unmarked spots too.

Some developers have been known to try and outrun players by starting chases. Others may be idle for long periods of time or only move to get out of a crowd and provide a more clear view of their car.

Mountain Viewpoint (PUG)Fortuna CoveLover's Lane (Overlook)Robinson Bay BridgeNorth Lakes (Diamond Plaza)TroyChinatownThe TheaterPalmont MotorsSouth Coast (Morgan Beach)Times Square (Century Square)Little ItalyRockport TurnpikeFerris Wheel (Thrilltown)Jailhouse (Camden Penitentiary)Big Rig Stop (North Bay Canning Co)Clubhouse9th GreenRosewood Park (College)Stadium (Hickley Field)Preview7STD
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Spot the Devs Cars and Prizes

Date Cars Prizes
2011-07-29 Lotus Exige Cup 260 Lotus Exige Cup 260
2011-09-09 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Aston Martin V12 Vantage
2011-10-14 Ford Mustang RTR-X Ford Mustang RTR-X
2011-12-14 Koenigsegg CCX 'Elite' Porsche 911 Carrera S Snowflake Edition
2012-03-23 BMW M1 Procar Gold Starter Pack (First Appearance)
2012-04-05 Lamborghini Diablo SV Lamborghini Diablo SV
2012-05-18 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR 'Elite' 1000 SpeedBoost (redeemable by code)
2012-07-27 Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Gold Starter Pack
2012-09-14 Lamborghini Reventón Multiple Prizes
2012-09-28 Porsche Carrera GT Multiple Prizes
2012-10-10 Marussia B2 Multiple Prizes
2012-11-13 McLaren F1 'Elite' Multiple Prizes
2012-12-18 Ford Mustang Boss 302 (1969)
"Best In Class" Edition
Multiple Prizes
2013-02-01 Lamborghini Reventón 'Fortune' Edition Multiple Prizes
2013-26-03 Lexus LFA 'Spring Hare' Edition Multiple Prizes (Never Awarded)
2013-22-04 Caterham R500 Superlight Multiple Prizes (Never Awarded)