Asphalt-Xtreme

Fans of Gameloft’s Asphalt racing game franchise have yet another title to play. The publisher has just launched Asphalt Xtreme worldwide in the Google Play Store, which takes the free-to-play game series off-road for the first time.

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The game features seven different categories of off-road vehicles, including buggies, rally cars, SUVs and trucks. Players will be able to drive off the beaten path with as many as 35 different versions of real-world cars from companies like Jeep, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Predator, Dodge, Chevrolet and others. Players will also be able to upgrade their vehicles with special bonuses.

The game will feature several different track locations, from driving on glaciers, to keeping your tires on sand dunes, jungles, urban steel mills and more. The game also will have five different modes to play, as drivers will get access to over 400 Career events and over 500 Mastery challenges. Asphalt Xtreme will also feature limited-time special events, and there’s also online multiplayer with up to eight different gamers.

If you are a fan of the previous Asphalt games, will you be checking out the new Asphalt Xtreme to see if it can match or even exceed your expectations?

 

John Callaham
John was a newspaper reporter before becoming a technology and video/PC gaming writer in 2000. He lives in Greer, SC with his wife and five cats.
  • ccsvchost

    Been waiting for a good rally game on mobile for a long time. Hopefully this will meet my expectations

    • ccsvchost

      And after 1 hour of play, can confirm this is a terrible game :(

      • Lex

        I figured it would be lol

      • tpberserk

        Reasons?

      • wheels11

        Do tell us why. Is it just the same old Asphalt, but offroad? Is the road response not realistic enough?
        I enjoy both Asphalt and GT Racing. If this is a cross between the 2 (asphalt animation and aggressive driving with GT realistic cornering), I will be happy.

        • ccsvchost

          Its just the same game as Asphalt. Different car upgrade mechanism, but same physics. The only thing that has changed is that the road is dirt but that doesn’t change the feel of driving compared to asphalt 8. Oh and there’s plenty of bugs in this as well.

          • ccsvchost

            To add to this, the only reason you would play this over Asphalt 8 is the different choice of cars, otherwise its the same game with a different skin.

          • Mike

            To me it honestly doesn’t matter. We get all new tracks in an arcade package that’s fun as hell. It’s basically a portable version of motorstorm Pacific rift. I just wish there was a one time payment to get rid of the timers and iap. Now, that crap is terrible.

  • Smuti

    BugaLot at its usual.

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  • Patrik Selin

    Is there support for Google Cloud Save?

    • Kiva Gordon

      It uses Google Play games services

      • Patrik Selin

        But does it support Cloud Save or just achievements and leaderboards?