Asphalt 8: Airborne roars onto Apple Arcade this Friday

Asphalt 8 Screenshot
Asphalt 8 Screenshot (Image credit: Gameloft)

What you need to know

  • Apple Arcade is adding Asphalt 8: Airborne to its collection of games on Friday.
  • The game will be free to all Apple Arcade subscribers.

The hit game Asphalt 8: Airborne is coming to Apple Arcade this Friday, August 27. The game is guaranteed to be a popular one with no ads or in-app purchases getting in the way of the racing.

Having already been available in the App Store before, this time the game is an Apple Arcade release which means it's better than ever!

Players can master their driving skills, gathering the greatest vehicle collection and fully upgrading their rides. The game features more than 240+ official speed machines: Ferrari, Ducati, Lamborghini, McLaren, Bugatti, Mercedes, Audi, Ford, Chevrolet. Interactions between the vehicles, environments and tracks are a fully physics-based experience with players feeling the thrill of gravity-defying racing across 50+ high-speed tracks. Players can participate in limited-time events to stack up amazing & exclusive rewards and try out 400+ career events, 1,500 car mastery challenges, 6 unique game modes, and an endless stream of single-player content.

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Anyone looking to download Asphalt 8: Airborne can register their interest in the App Store right now. The game will be playable on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.