Asphalt 7: Heat screeches on to the Google Play market

The Asphalt series is one of the most popular racing games available for iOS and Android. Late in 2010, Gameloft released Asphalt 6: Adrenaline for Android devices, and this game was an instant hit because of its immersive gameplay and stunning graphics. The popular game manufacturer has brought out the seventh installment of this series titled "Asphalt 7: Heat" to Android devices for a small price of Rs. 55. There are some major improvements over the previous version of the game, the most noticeable of which is the better graphics.

Now available for Android devices

Now available for Android devices


Asphalt 7: Heat was available for iOS devices from the second half of June and now Gameloft has released it for its Android counterparts. One of the most highly anticipated racing games of 2012, Asphalt 7: Heat recently maneuvered its way on to the iTunes App Store. Building up on the huge success of Asphalt 6: Adrenaline, this year’s racing game from Gameloft comes with 60 different cars from the world’s best manufacturers, such as Ferrari, Lamborghini and Aston Martin, to name a few. Like most racing games available, the cars that you own in the game can be modified visually and internally. This can help in unlocking various goals that are within the game. Apart from this, by adding various modifications to the cars, you can avail of features such as Nitro boosts and various other ways to win a race.

Gameloft has taken several measures to improve the multiplayer game play as well, giving you the option to race against 5 of your friends locally using Wi-Fi or a data connection. Apart from this, you can find new online opponents with the matchmaking system. This game also features special events that pit a user against players from across the world. This game is available in six different game modes that span across 15 leagues and 150 different races.

Speaking at the launch of the new Asphalt game, Julien Fournials, Senior Vice President Production at Gameloft, said, "We’re thrilled to see the enthusiastic welcome Asphalt 7: Heat has received all over the world. Throughout development, our production teams have invested a great deal of passion and determination to bring technical and graphical innovation and to give life to the intensity of high-speed racing, while still delivering a compelling and engaging experience for everyone. The dazzling start of this latest installment of Asphalt, a best-selling franchise with more than 50 million downloads since launch, crowns the series as the benchmark racing game for smartphones and tablets.”

Gameloft claims that Asphalt 7: Heat, the latest instalment to Gameloft’s racing franchise, has been awarded Apple’s Editor’s Choice after having reached the top spot in the App Store’s top paid apps rankings in 17 different countries on the iPhone, and 51 countries on the iPad. Within the games category, Asphalt 7: Heat also reached the first position in the ranking of the best paid games on the App Store on iPhone in 47 countries, and 57 countries on the iPad. They go on to state that consumers’ ratings have also been exceptional as they range from 4.5/5 to 5/5 in most countries around the world.

With it now being available for Android devices, it won’t be long before it starts topping charts on Google Play. To download Asphalt 7: Heat for your Android device, click here.