Writer Gameloft introduced immediately that its cellular racing franchise Asphalt has reached one billion downloads throughout all of its titles on all platforms.
The franchise initially started in 2004 with the primary title, Asphalt City GT, releasing on Java-based characteristic telephones, the short-lived N-Gage smartphone, and as a launch title for the Nintendo DS. The sequence has since launched 16 video games throughout cellphones, iOS, Android, Nintendo handhelds, PlayStation handhelds, PC, and Nintendo Change.
The corporate additionally introduced that its newest title, Asphalt 9: Legends, shall be coming to Xbox One and Xbox Collection X|S, although no date has been introduced. The free-to-play sport may have cross-play and cross-save assist with the Home windows 10 PC model.
“For over 20 years, Gameloft has been on the forefront of what gamers may expertise on cellular gadgets, and simply over 15 years in the past we kicked off a franchise that has remained a core sequence to us, Asphalt,” mentioned Thomas Aurick, VP of Creation at Gameloft in a press launch. “Within the years since, we reworked Asphalt into probably the most readily-accessible racing franchise on this planet. That is solely just the start for Asphalt, and with the upcoming launch of Asphalt 9: Legends on the Xbox platform, we additional decide to deliver anybody, on no matter gaming platform a racing expertise past creativeness.”
The one billion obtain milestone shall be celebrated with time-limited occasions for each Asphalt 8: Airborne and Asphalt 9: Legends beginning on April 26. Asphalt 9: Legends is now out there on Android, iOS, Home windows 10 PC, Mac, and Nintendo Change.