Gameloft’s latest entry in the Asphalt racing series, Asphalt 8: Airborne, will be optimised for the Nexus 7 device from Google.
“Asphalt 8 is the ideal game to demonstrate the great capabilities of Google’s newest device,” said Baudouin Corman, Gameloft’s VP of Publishing, Americas. “With incredible graphics, and lifelike physics, Nexus 7 helps push tablet gaming forward and brings our vision for Asphalt 8 to reality.”
Asphalt 8 has been optimised to include OpenGL ES 3.0. features, such as graphic and image quality enhancements on the Nexus 7.
The title will deliver all new features to the Asphalt franchise, including:
- Brand new real physics engine
- 180 events, 47 licensed cars, new game modes
- Online simultaneous multiplayer action and asynchronous challenges, including friends and global leaderboards
- Social features, including Facebook
Gameloft is also an early adopter and supporter of Google Play game services. Asphalt 8 will be the company’s first title with Google+ and Google Play game services enabled at launch for Android.