That's from January to March 2011 to us in non-fiscal calendar speak. Previously it was online CVs that blew existence of Shift 2; now it's real.
The LinkedIn profiles hinted that this second entry to the Shift spin-off may contain some story focus in the main career mode. Need for Speed: Shift favours the more realistic racing approach than its predecessors. Shift 2 releases on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
Have you played Need for Speed: Shift, videogamer? Do you welcome a 2nd?