FESTIVE SPARKS & DRAGON RACE SEASONS PATCH NOTES04.12.2023
Take a peek at all the latest coming your way with the FESTIVE SPARKS and DRAGON RACE seasons below.
Six new rides are waiting to be added to your collection. Read below for details on how to get your hands on each of them!
Available as Legendary Pass milestone rewards on both Festive Sparks and Dragon Race seasons.
Ferrari 296 GTB*
Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato
Team Fordzilla P1*
Mercedes-Benz 2022 Showcar Vision AMG
*These cars will have an exclusive decal.
**Please remember that while the Legend Pass offers you the chance to unlock this new car, additional event conditions apply.
NEW SEASON: FESTIVE SPARKS
Celebrate progress and tradition alike during the upcoming Festive Sparks season launching on the 13th of December.
New Location: NORWAY
Cutting-edge technology meets natural beauty in our latest set of tracks inspired by the land of the midnight sun.
- New Event: It’s the season of giving, be on the lookout for presents in-game when the season launches. More details below.
- Event: We’re kicking off 2024 with a event featuring the Aston Martin Valhalla Concept Car.
- Events: Three’s a charm with a time limited event featuring three cars from the Lamborghini Aventador series. Don’t miss out on playing with the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster, the Lamborghini Aventador SV Coupé, and the Lamborghini Aventador J.
- Special Event: Community Manager Codin is throwing a party, and everyone is invited! His special event features the Koenigsegg Agera RS and other awesome treats, so if you’re hopin’ for some good-old Codin lootin’, now’s your chance.
- Special Event: The Automobili Pininfarina Battista takes the stage in its own special event.
- Car Hunts: Porsche Taycan Turbo S, Aston Martin Victor, Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution, Puritalia Berlinetta, Drako GTE, Aston Martin Vantage GT12
- Special Car Hunt: Blazing, breakneck, and very British - The Ultima RS returns with its special hunt.
- Community voted Car Hunt: Bentley Continental GT Speed
- Starway event returns with McLaren Speedtail. Support cars include Lamborghini Centenario, Arrinera Hussarya 33, W Motors Lykan HyperSport, Lamborghini Huracán EVO Spyder, and Peugeot Onyx.
- Grand Prix: The Porsche 935 is back by popular demand!
NEW GAMEPLAY MECHANICS: BREAK-THROUGH
We're introducing a new gameplay mechanic - Break Through. Starting this update, you might encounter special objects that can only be broken by performing a shockwave or a 360.
These special breakables will initially appear in the new Norway tracks and in certain game modes throughout the Festive Sparks and Dragon Race seasons.
NEW: TREASURE HUNT
Join us in this end of the year Golden Chest season. For 20 days starting from Festive Sparks until January 1st, a golden gift will appear on a different track!
Hunt your daily chest to get some amazing rewards!
NEW FEATURE: SPONSORSHIPS
Starting this season, sponsors from all over will offer you contracts, and you decide which one to shake hands with. Fullfil these contracts and make your sponsor happy just by logging-in for a certain number of days based on your agreement, and gain rewards. It’s as simple as that!
DRIVE SYNDICATE 8
It’s that time of the year we’ve all been waiting for – Drive Syndicate is back on its 8th showing, and it’s the most thrilling one yet.
- All roads lead to Norway as the Syndicate, the Financiers, and familiar shadows race to be the first to seek or destroy revolutionary technology hidden within its research facilities. Join the wild ride of Drive Syndicate’s story told in-game.
- Seven thrilling chapters around the world and back, with multiple missions to save the world (and earn you some reputation!)
- Get that street cred maxed out for this Drive Syndicate’s exclusive car, the Devel Sixteen, an S-tier pumper with top speeds you’ve never experienced before.
- New cars are also obtainable during this year’s Drive Syndicate. The Mercedes-Benz 2022 Showcar Vision AMG and Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato are both available during this period.
FESTIVE SPARKS LEGEND PASS
- Be untouchable on the tracks with the legendary Lamborghini Invencible which makes its grand Asphalt 9: Legends debut. Unlock this majestic beast directly with this season’s Legend Pass, along with other benefits.
- Time-Limited Event: Try this bulletproof beast on the Norway map as many times as you like during its showcase TLE which goes live as soon as the season hits.
Showroom events will feature the following cars:
- Honda Civic Type-R
- Bolwell MK X Nagari 500
- Renault TreZor
- Aston Martin V12 Speedster
NEW SEASON: DRAGON RACE
Usher in the year of the mighty dragon with Asphalt 9: Legends’ second season in this update, DRAGON RACE, which begins on January 24th.
- New Special Event: Phonk comes to Asphalt 9: Legends. More details below.
- Events: Set the tracks ablaze with the Year of the Dragon seasonal event, featuring the W Motors Lykan Hypersport, the Apex AP-0, and the Vanda Electrics Dendrobium.
- Events: The Nissan GTR-50 Italdesign comes back featured in a seasonal event.
- Special Event: Down the Rabbit Hole featuring the Jaguar XJ220S TWR
- Grand Prix: A Ferrari powerhouse is making its first appearance in the game! The Ferrari 296 GTB makes its grand entrance in a Grand Prix event. Prove your mettle against everyone else and you might just be the among the first owners of this epic ride.
- Car Hunts: Glickenhaus 004C, Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport, Bugatti EB110
- Community voted Car Hunt: Apollo IE
- Starway returns with the Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder. Support cars include Lamborghini Asterion, Rezvani Beast X, Mazda Furai, Acura 2017 NSX, Ferrari 488 GTB, and the Aston Martin Vulcan.
PHONK IT UP!
The hippest Phonk beats are headed to Asphalt 9: Legends this season. Make space for these modern earworms on your playlists, and show off that Phonky style with exclusive static and animated decals inspired by these next-gen bops.
And that’s not all – jam out with the new Team Fordzilla P1, an A-tier masterpiece ready to remix the competition.
The Phonk event drops on the same day Dragon Race goes live.
DRAGON RACE LEGEND PASS
- Continue the Lamborghini Invencible journey as Dragon Race’s Legend Pass offers the unique chance to upgrade this mighty beast further!
- Time-Limited Event: Similarly, the Lamborghini Invencible is unlocked for free tries unlimited times during its TLE showcase at the start of the season.
- Legendary Car Hunt: Iconic hybrid supercar Kepler Motion will be this season’s legendary mark, available exclusively to our Legend Pass holders.
SYSTEM CHANGES & FIXES:
- iOS: We will no longer be supporting the game for devices running on macOS 10.15.7. To continue playing the game, please ensure that your device is running with the macOS 11.0 version or higher.
- Android: We will no longer be supporting 32-bit devices. To continue playing the game please make sure that your Android device is running with a 64-bit OS.
- New: Added a new notice during loading screen for legends to keep health in mind.
- Bugfix: End of race multiplier for ads fixed.
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