Gameloft, the well known mobile developer/publisher has announced that Asphalt 9: Legends is now available to pre-purchase on Nintendo Switch in time for its October 8th release. The game is launching as a free-to-play title.
Asphalt 9: Legends for Nintendo Switch will feature all of the arcade fun and gameplay modes of the original mobile release, including online multiplayer. Featuring nearly 60 cars including some of the world’s most prestigious, such as the Buggati Chiron, and the McClaren P1. Gameloft will update the game over time adding more content, such as new cars, and tracks.
Additionally Asphalt 9: Legends for Nintendo Switch comes with some of its own unique features such as split-screen multiplayer, and a new quick race mode that can be played online and offline. The game features support for up to 8 players online, and up to 4 offline. The game has been fully optimized to work with a number of Switch controllers including the Joy-cons, the Pro Controller, and the Switch’s touchscreen.
As well as being free-to-play, the game will not require you to have a Nintendo Switch Online subscription to play online. Gameloft has also stated that the game is fully playable without having to purchase a single microtransaction, although the choice is still there if you wish to use this method.
A Nintendo Switch exclusive red and blue decal for the BMW Z4 LCI E89 will also be available for anyone who plays the game on Nintendo’s hybrid system.
To pre-purchase the game, check out the links below.