Need for Speed by Electronic Arts is probably the most well-known racing franchise in gaming and even has a Windows Phone title – Need for Speed: Undercover – currently in the Marketplace. EA’s latest app for the platform is called Autolog and is a companion app for Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit game on the console. Here is the Marketplace description:
Welcome to Need For Speed Autolog, the Windows Phone companion app that keeps you connected to your Need For Speed Hot Pursuit game on console and PC.
The award-winning Need For Speed Hot Pursuit is built around Autolog. It’s the intelligent engine and the centre of the most connected Need For Speed ever, keeping you in the middle of the action both in and out of the game. Autolog is created to allow you to connect, compare and compete with your Need For Speed Hot Pursuit Friends. When playing as a Cop or a Racer you accomplishments are constantly compare against your friends to deliver the very best in connected social competition.
Recommendations – Autolog generates gameplay recommendations for you based on you how play and what your friends are doing. The comparison engine then dynamically recommends new in-game events based letting you know whenever a friend beats your best. From the app you will be able to mark Recommendations to ‘Play Later’ storing the details on your Wall ready for when you next get back to the game.
Wall – View and reply to the latest messages and photos shared from your NFS Friends – now you can stay connected with your NFS friends anytime, anywhere.
Profile – See you career progress and update your profile picture for your friends to see in-game.
News – Stay up to date with the latest news and information direct from needforspeed.com.
Photos – View all the photos you have shared with your NFS Friends and save them into your phone’s media library.
For more information on Need For Speed Hot Pursuit for console and PC please visit hotpursuit.needforspeed.com
You can find the Need for Speed companion app by searching for “Autolog” in the Zune PC software or on your Windows Phone.