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You drive a range of hundreds of cars, each from a different class and progressively featuring higher performance and rarity. You start with a car in the lowest class (Class D), the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X and work your way up. Each car can be customized with paint jobs, rims, and brake calipers.
Racing is fast and furious and towards the quick competitive end of the spectrum rather than realism. You can use "nitro shockwave" to increase speed substantially. There are three modes: Career, Multiplayer, and Events. There are three race types: racing, time attack and hunted where you must escape the police
The game features tracks set in Cairo, the Himalayas, the U.S. Midwest, Scotland, and Caribbean. It also brings back five locations from previous games in the series: San Francisco, Rome, New York City, Shanghai and Osaka.
You can play this game in the following styles:
Asphalt 9: Legends
You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.
The game is free, but does incentivise the purchase in-game items.
You can buy the game and content together in the following packs:
- Asphalt 9: Legends -- Italian Bundle
- Asphalt 9: Legends Triple Threat Bundle
- Asphalt 9: Legends – High-Gear Bundle
You can start the game for free and then buy individual packs:
- Asphalt 9: Legends Starting Racer Bundle
- Asphalt 9: Legends -- Italian Pack
- Asphalt 9: Legends Triple Threat Pack
- Asphalt 9: Legends – High-Gear Pack
The game includes an autopilot mode called Touch Drive on mobile platforms. It offers three control schemes: Tilt to Steer, Tap to Steer, and Touch Drive in which the player selects routes and stunts by swiping left and right.
On PC and Switch, Touch Drive can be used with tilt or touchscreen and an accelerometer. You can also play in a two button mode the left trigger is break/drift and the right trigger is the nitrous boost.
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