Asphalt 8: Airborne jumps onto Windows 8, download now to race on your Surface
We just showed you guys that one of the most popular mobile racing franchises just came back to Windows Phone. That’s right, you can now download Asphalt 8: Airborne for Windows Phone 8 devices. But wait! There’s more. You can also get Asphalt 8: Airborne from Gameloft for Windows 8. So now you need make a decision – Do I get the Windows Phone or Windows 8 version of Asphalt 8?
Like Asphalt 7 before it, you can play the latest installment on whichever Windows device you want. Whether on your Surface 2 or Lumia 1520, you’ll be able to enjoy Asphalt 8. The bad news is that you’ll need to buy the game again, but it’s not too expensive considering what you get with it.
Asphalt 8 features a new graphics engine for the Asphalt series and brings a new feature – airborne stunts. With the game you’re getting killer graphics, tons of new locations and cars. Oh the cars. You have access to 48 licensed cars in the game, which are then divided into five tiers/classes. You’ll even find the new Tesla Model S in the game!
Gameplay is similar to the previous game on Windows 8. You’ve got touch controls, tilt/accelerometer controls, and keyboard controls. Pick you poison when it comes to whipping around the course at over 100mph.
Unfortunately like on Windows Phone, you’re not getting any Xbox Live integration with this title. But you are getting cool features like online multiplayer, local multiplayer, and more!
You can get Asphalt 8: Airborne in the Windows Store (opens in new tab). It requires to 2GB of RAM on your Windows 8 machine and goes for $1.99. There is a trial if you’re not sure you want to commit to it, but you’ll want to in the end.
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