Asphalt 9 Legends is available now for Steam, ‘Heatwave’ update out now for Switch

    Seven new hypercars appear.

    Gameloft announced the brand new ‘Heatwave’ update is available now for Asphalt 9 Legends on Nintendo Switch, and the Steam version is available now with cross-play.

    The new Heatwave update introduces a new circuit in Auckland, New Zealand and seven new cars such as the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster and the McLaren Elva. Additionally, new Grand Prix events are also coming soon featuring the Lamborghini SC20 and the Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta.

    Check out the new trailer below:

    Asphalt 9 Legends launched today, August 2, for PC via Steam with cross saves and cross-platform play functionality. Currently, cross saves and cross-play are supported between Windows, Steam, and Xbox versions only.

    Here’s an overview of the game via the official Steam page:

    Race in spectacular real-life locations with prestigious cars (Ferrari, Porsche, McLaren, etc.) to collect, upgrade, and customize. Experience action-packed gameplay that rewards skillful play and risk taking in single or multiplayer. Game updates are coming up with new cars, locations and features.
    Legendary cars to collect and customize
    Race with the most amazing speed machines handpicked among world-renown manufacturers. Upgrade their stats, pick the color of their brake calipers, add carbon parts (and more) to fully customize your rides.

    Breathtaking tracks
    Feel the thrill of gravity-defying races across 185 tracks in 13 real world locations, such as San Francisco, Cairo or Osaka. Race around giant tornadoes in the American wilderness, avoid landslides in the Himalayas, and much more!

    Single & multiplayer
    Complete over 900 solo career events or participate in live 8-player races for the ultimate rewards! You can even create a Club and unite with other players to raise its prestige and unlock milestone rewards.

    Cooperate in a club
    Race with your Club members to unlock milestone rewards and rise up the ranks of the Club leaderboard. You can also create your own private races to challenge your Club friends on any of the racetracks.

    Events and rewards
    Compete in daily events to rack up extra resources for your rides. You can also play Special Events to win exclusive cars while competing in dedicated game modes.

    New content incoming
    As the game is regularly updated, there are always new rides, new features or new tracks on their way.

    Ultimate racing controls
    Experience sharp manual controls to drive like a pro racer or choose the casual friendly TouchDrive control scheme that streamlines steering so you can focus on the fun!

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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