Asphalt8 Airborne is latest racing game developed and released by Gameloft that works in all android mobiles and tablets. Asphalt 8 is basically a car racing video game published for multiple platforms including Windows 8, Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone as well. The release date of this game was 22 August 2013. The most recent games in this series are Asphalt 7 Heat and Asphalt 6 Adrenaline. The developer adds newest cars from all the series of mostly used companies. The popular auto companies are Ford, Mercedes, BMW, Andy, Ferrari, Nissan, Bugatti, Chevrolet, Lotus, Lamborghini and many others. All the cars are divided into several classes from Class D to Class A.
Gameloft adds online multiplayer feature for professional gamers who can connect to the game server through Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G connection. The roads are fully furnished with 3D content like buildings, trees, shopping malls, auto workshops and more. There are 5 classes from A to E are given in the gameplay and every class has unique car combination with different capabilities. The player is able to upgrade car engine, change color, body, lights, acceleration, tires and other spare parts as well. Asphalt has 4.5 ratings at Google Play Store. However, the game has high definition graphics with real sound effects. There were more than 8 players can join through multiplayer feature. The car damage system is just awesome like real world.
The player can use their cars to drive throughout anywhere in the race. In March 2014, the developer announced an official update to add more locations from all around the world. The new locations are Great Wall (China), Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and San Diego Harbor (Mexico and USA border). Gameloft has already added up to 9 different popular locations from worldwide which may include:
- Tokyo (Japan)
- Barcelona (Spain)
- Alps (A mountain range covers 8 European countries)
- Venice (Italy)
- London (United Kingdom)
- Monaco (Monaco)
- Nevada (United States)
- Iceland (country between Arctic Ocean and North Atlantic)
- Guiana (France)
However the game has received good response from its lovers and also the game rating companies/sites give 90% positive ratings to it. IGN gives 7.8/10, Metacritic gives 91/100 and GameRankings give 92.33/100 as well. The overall performance of the car depends how the player upgrade the parts of the car. A Class car's are too expensive to buy and they need more money than any other class vehicles. There is only way of earning higher rankings and money to beat the other cars and be at first position. The gameplay is just similar to Need for Speed, Moto Racer, Hot Wheels, 8 Wheels, Nascar, MotoGP, Road Rash and other racing games. The other features of this game are drifting, jumping the car, hitting or dodge other cars, boost the speed and more.
Size: Varies on device