The Racing Video Game Asphalt 9: Legends Launching on Nintendo Switch This Summer

Date: 2019-06-17 00:46:34

Gameloft, the world's leading game developer and publisher, recently announced that the most prestigious Asphalt series - the latest generation of Asphalt 9: Legends will officially land on the Nintendo Switch this summer.

The series has appeared exclusively on smartphones and PC for the last few years, with earlier editions making it to the Nintendo DS around a decade ago. Its return to a Nintendo platform comes thanks to the series' developer and publisher Gameloft, the studio which also recently brought Modern Combat Blackout over to Switch.

Asphalt 9: Legends on the Nintendo Switch will be free-to-download, and a Nintendo Switch Online account will not be required to download and play online. Gameloft brings the highest standards regarding freemium monetization and players will be able to enjoy the game and unlock all content without making an in-game purchase. For players wanting a head start, the "Asphalt 9: Legends Starting Racer Pack" is available at launch and unlocks incredible supercars and resources to boost progress and to challenge friends and family in split-screen multiplayer right from the beginning.

This unlocks incredible supercars and resources that will help to boost your progress as well as challenging friends and family in split-screen multiplayer right from the beginning.

This version of the game will feature splitscreen local multiplayer; but also a new Quick Race mode that can be played both online and offline. There are multiple control schemes that are supported, whether that be Joy-Con, the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, gyroscopic motion controls, touch screen controls, or Touchdrive – “a fresh approach to driving controls that adds a layer of strategic decision to the sheer fun of the ride.”

Asphalt 9: Legends supports up to 8 players in online play free-for-all and up to four player local split screen. Split screen functionality allows players to race on one of the 42 tracks available, with up to three local opponents with the new offline gameplay mode.

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