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{{UpdateInfobox
 
{{UpdateInfobox
|name = 2019 Autumn Update
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|name = Sixth Anniversary Update
|image = ImagePlaceholder.png
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|image = A8 v4.5 icon.png
 
|game = A8
 
|game = A8
 
|ver = 4.5.0
 
|ver = 4.5.0
|release = September X, 2019 (iOS, Android)<br/>September Y, 2019 (Windows)
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|release = September 18, 2019 (iOS, Android)<br/>September 25, 2019 (Windows)
 
|prev = [[Sixth Anniversary Mini Update]] (v4.4.0)
 
|prev = [[Sixth Anniversary Mini Update]] (v4.4.0)
}}The '''2019 Autumn Update''' is the 35th update for '''[[Asphalt 8: Airborne]]'''.
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|next = [[2019 Halloween Update]] (v4.6.0)
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}}The '''Sixth Anniversary Update''' is the 35th update for '''[[Asphalt 8: Airborne]]'''.
 
== Announcement ==
 
== Announcement ==
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Celebrate the Six-Year Anniversary of Asphalt 8 with a NEW TRACK on the moon! Join the Anniversary Festival to win a ton of rewards including the unbelievable Lamborghini Terzo Millennio.
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'''3... 2... 1... LIFTOFF'''<br />
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Strap in for the lunar base and see the world like never before. Ride upside down on magnetic tracks, beware the massive mining machines, and drive straight through the moon's core!
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'''ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL & EVENTS'''<br />
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Unlock the Lamborghini Terzo Millennio in the Anniversary Festival and get ready for new action-packed events! Race for a chance to get the Rimac C_Two, Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, Acura NSX GT3 Evo and more!
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'''NO MORE ELITE VEHICLES'''<br />
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Starting now, no vehicles will have ELITE status. No more waiting to recharge! All fine-tuned vehicles now have a standard stat distribution.
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'''ASSEMBLY MODIFICATIONS'''<br />
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Several vehicles will no longer require Blueprints, such as the ED Design Torq, McLaren M14A, Sbarro Sparta, and Porsche 718 Boxster S. Check the forum for the full list.
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'''XBOX LIVE INTEGRATION'''<br />
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From now on, you can use your Xbox Live account in Asphalt 8 for authentication, saving progress and completing Xbox Live achievements!
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'''NEW CONTROLLER SUPPORT'''<br />
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DualShock 4 and Xbox One controllers are now supported.
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Read the full list of changes at the [https://forum.gameloft.com/viewtopic.php?f=1505&t=688177 Gameloft Forum].
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== New Vehicles ==
 
== New Vehicles ==
 
*Class D
 
*Class D
 
**[[Pontiac Solstice GXP]] (R&D)
 
**[[Pontiac Solstice GXP]] (R&D)
 
*Class C
 
*Class C
**[[Volkswagen I.D. R]] (R&D)
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**[[Volkswagen I.D. R]] (Festival, postponed to the [[2019 Halloween Update]])
 
*Class B
 
*Class B
**[[Acura NSX GT3 Evo]] (R&D)
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**[[Acura NSX GT3 Evo]] (R&D, {{A8tokens}}-only upgrades)
 
*Class A
 
*Class A
 
**[[Lamborghini Terzo Millennio]] (Festival)
 
**[[Lamborghini Terzo Millennio]] (Festival)
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**[[Rimac C_Two]] (R&D)
 
**[[Rimac C_Two]] (R&D)
 
'''The new vehicles will need the following engine cards:'''
 
'''The new vehicles will need the following engine cards:'''
*{{co|V6 Engine}}
 
**Acura NSX GT3 Evo (x??)
 
 
*{{co|i4 Engine}}
 
*{{co|i4 Engine}}
**Pontiac Solstice GXP 2009 (x??)
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**Pontiac Solstice GXP (x40)
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*{{co|V6 Engine}}
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**Acura NSX GT3 Evo (x72)
 
*{{le|Legendary Electric Engine}}
 
*{{le|Legendary Electric Engine}}
**Volkswagen I.D. R (x??)
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**Rimac C_Two (x92)
**Rimac C_Two (x??)
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*{{le|V12 Engine}}
**Lamborghini Terzo Millennio (x??)
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**Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (x64)
*{{le|V12 MPI Engine}}
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*{{le|Car-Specific Kit Cards}}
**Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (x??)
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**Lamborghini Terzo Millennio (x220)
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**Volkswagen I.D. R (x220)
   
 
== Game Changes ==
 
== Game Changes ==
 
=== Gameplay Changes ===
 
=== Gameplay Changes ===
 
*New Track: [[Orbital Loop]]
 
*New Track: [[Orbital Loop]]
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*New [[Pro Kit]] card: Car-Specific Kit Cards
 
*[[Elite Cars|Elite Status]] has been removed with Elite cars being set to the default tune.
 
*[[Elite Cars|Elite Status]] has been removed with Elite cars being set to the default tune.
*All track layouts are now available in [[Quick Solo Race]].
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*All track layouts (except the Orbital Loop tracks) are now available in [[Quick Solo Race]].
*The recommended rank for several races in [[Research & Development|R&D]] are now enforced with races being accessible only if the rank has been met.
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*The "King's Highway" track is now available in Multiplayer.
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*R&D Changes:
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**The recommended rank for several races in [[Research & Development|R&amp;D]] are now enforced with races being accessible only if the rank has been met.
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***However, it is still possible to skip the enforced races with the Auto-Test price.
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**Tokens are now only awarded for Ultimate AI races.
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*The total speed (at MAX+PRO with Tuning Kit) for several cars have been reduced:
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**[[Mazda RX-8 Special Edition]]: 469 km/h (291 mph) &rarr; 456 km/h (283 mph)
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**[[Rezvani Beast Alpha]]: 493 km/h (306 mph) &rarr; 481 km/h (299 mph)
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**[[Rezvani Beast X]]: 500 km/h (311 mph) &rarr; 491 km/h (305 mph)
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**[[Ford GT (2017)]]: 501 km/h (311 mph) &rarr; 493 km/h (306 mph)
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**[[BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage]]: 511 km/h (318 mph) &rarr; 492 km/h (306 mph)
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**[[Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport]]: 499 km/h (310 mph) &rarr; 493 km/h (306 mph)
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**[[Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Special Edition]]: 510 km/h (317 mph) &rarr; 492 km/h (306 mph)
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**[[Porsche Carrera GT]]: 499 km/h (310 mph) &rarr; 490 km/h (304 mph)
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**[[Arrinera Hussarya GT]]: 503 km/h (313 mph) &rarr; 496 km/h (308 mph)
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*The blueprints that were made unavailable in the [[Holiday Update]] are now available again in the {{Advanced BP Box}}.
 
*The following vehicles are no longer Blueprint-buildable and are instead purchasable from the garage or obtainable through special events. Players who own some BPs of these vehicles get a discount off the garage cost that varies depending on the number of BPs owned:
 
*The following vehicles are no longer Blueprint-buildable and are instead purchasable from the garage or obtainable through special events. Players who own some BPs of these vehicles get a discount off the garage cost that varies depending on the number of BPs owned:
**[[Honda Civic Type R]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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**[[Honda Civic Type R]]: {{A8Tokens|5,000}} 
**[[AC 378 GT Z]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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**[[AC 378 GT Z]]: {{A8Tokens|4,200}}
**[[Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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**[[Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG]]: {{A8Tokens|1,300}}
**[[Honda Integra Type-R]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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**[[Cadillac ATS-V Coupe]]: {{A8Tokens|2,000}}
**[[Cadillac ATS-V Coupe]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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**[[Renault Alpine Celebration]]: {{A8Tokens|4,500}}
**[[Renault Alpine Celebration]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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**[[Sbarro Sparta]]: {{A8Tokens|4,750}}
**[[Sbarro Sparta]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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**[[Porsche 718 Boxster S]]: {{A8Tokens|2,000}}
**[[Porsche 718 Boxster S]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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**[[KTM 1290 Super Duke R]]: {{A8Tokens|525}}
**[[KTM 1290 Super Duke R]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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**[[Vencer Sarthe]]: {{A8Tokens|3,000}}
**[[Vencer Sarthe]]: {{A8Tokens|}}
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***'''Note:''' The aforementioned prices are the full prices of these vehicles.
 
*The [[Speed modification|speed modifier]] for the [[Lamborghini Estoque]], [[Porsche Carrera GT]] and [[Aston Martin Vulcan]] have been removed.
 
*The [[Speed modification|speed modifier]] for the [[Lamborghini Estoque]], [[Porsche Carrera GT]] and [[Aston Martin Vulcan]] have been removed.
 
*The [[Tuning Kit]] boost now provides a universal percentage boost instead of a vehicle specific amont.
 
*The [[Tuning Kit]] boost now provides a universal percentage boost instead of a vehicle specific amont.
 
*[[Showdown]] mode medals have been added.
 
*[[Showdown]] mode medals have been added.
 
*The drop rate of a {{color|a8surgestrike|Surge Strike}} for AI racers has been rebalanced.
 
*The drop rate of a {{color|a8surgestrike|Surge Strike}} for AI racers has been rebalanced.
*The game now supports Dual Shock 4 and XBox One controllers on iOS.
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*The game now supports Dual Shock 4 and Xbox One controllers on iOS.
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*The [[Double Credits (Asphalt 8)|Double Credits]] bonus from [[ad]]s has been replaced by [[Multi-Credits]] at the end of any race. Instead of factor 2, the rewarded Credits are now multiplied with the smallest integer factor such that the result is greater than a defined threshold. The threshold depends on the player's earned career {{a8stars|Stars}}; for advanced players, it is {{A8credits|25,000}}. The amount of rewarded Credits is no longer relevant&mdash;the smaller the amount of Credits, the greater the factor.
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*The [[Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe|Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe's]] price was increased from {{A8Credits|45,000}} to {{A8Tokens|550}}.
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*The [[extra card]] option has been removed for boxes containing one single card.
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=== Cosmetic Changes ===
 
=== Cosmetic Changes ===
 
*New [[Asphalt 8: Airborne/Music|songs]] added:
 
*New [[Asphalt 8: Airborne/Music|songs]] added:
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**DJ Gontran - Down to Earth (Menu)
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**DJ Gontran - Redline (Electronic)
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*New app icon of a Lamborghini Terzo Millennio.
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*Some extra visual effects, previously only seen on higher Effects settings in Windows, are now applied on all Effects settings.
  +
*The engine note for the [[Apollo Intensa Emozione]] has been changed from "Bentley W12" to "Formula One".
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*New engine sound: "GTR V6" (v6_gtr) which is used by the [[Acura NSX GT3 Evo]].
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== Events ==
 
== Events ==
TBA
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#[[Lamborghini Terzo Millennio (Festival)|Sixth Anniversary Festival]] September 18, 2019 (iOS); September 19 (Android); September 25 (Windows)
#[[6th Anniversary Festival]]
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#{{multiplayer season | season name=[[Multiplayer League/Rewards/Ignition Season 1/League|Ignition Multiplayer Season]] | target date=Oct 18, 2019 16:15:00 UTC | start date= September 23, 2019}} <!-- This is a beta test, please don't change this line -->
== Bugs / Glitches ==
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#[[Pontiac Solstice GXP (Research & Development)|Pontiac Solstice GXP R&amp;D]] September 26, 2019
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#[[Rimac C_Two (Research & Development)|Rimac C_Two R&amp;D]] October 1, 2019
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#[[Rezvani Beast Alpha (Championship)|Rezvani Beast Alpha Championship]] October 5, 2019
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#[[Acura NSX GT3 Evo (Research & Development)|Acura NSX GT3 Evo R&amp;D]] October 11, 2019
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#[[Renault Trezor (Championship)|Renault Trezor Championship]] October 16, 2019
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#[[Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (Research & Development)|Lamborghini Aventador SVJ R&amp;D]] October 21, 2019
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# {{multiplayer season
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| season name = [[Multiplayer League/Rewards/Fall Flash 3/League|Fall Flash 3 Multiplayer Season]]
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| target date = Nov 15, 2019 12:00:00 UTC
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| start date = October 21, 2019
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}}
   
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== Bugs/Glitches ==
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* [[Cadillac ATS-V Coupe]]s returned to the garage - Many players that owned the Cadillac ATS-V Coupe reported that their Cadillac ATS-V Coupes were now unowned with a purchase price of {{A8Tokens|2,000}}.
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[[File:Falken Tyres ad.png|thumb]]
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* '''{{color|red|Falken Tyres ad blocking Tuning Kits}}''' (since Oct 16, 2019): For German players, the Tuning Kit panel on the pre-race screen is replaced with an ad by Falken Tyres which deletes the '''Play ad!''' button, so players lose 5 Tuning Kits per day. Combined with the persisting "Unavailable Nitro Starter ads" bug (see below), German Android players cannot watch Nitro Starter ads either, which lets them lose 5 Nitro Starters per day.
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*'''{{color|red|Missing Pontiac Solstice GXP R&D}}''': Some players reported that the R&D event of Pontiac Solstice GXP is inaccessible.
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**This was fixed on October 1st, 2019 and the event was extended by 3 days for the players who encountered the problem.
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*'''{{color|red|Automatic Event Participation}}''': Some players have reported that Special Events are being automatically participated in, even after the time to participate has expired.
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*'''{{color|red|Invisible Tokens Rewards}}''': Tokens awarded when redeeming Daily Task or Multiplayer League Rewards appear with a placeholder {{A8credits}} icon and no text.
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*The following glitches still persist from the preceding updates:
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**System notifications about keys and tires being ''fully'' restored appear right after the first key (tire) gets available instead of when all keys (tires) get really available (seen on Android).
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** '''Unavailable Nitro Starter ads''' (since [[2019 Spring Update]], v4.2.0): Some Android players experience a vanished '''Play ad!''' button for Nitro Starters when starting races while the Tuning Kit button is still displayed. Workaround: Playing a Tuning Kit ad first lets the Nitro Starter button reappear (Android).
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==Update Trailer==
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[[File:Asphalt 8 - New Track Revealed - Orbital Loop|thumb|centre|350px]][[File:ORBITAL LOOP SPACE TRACK GAMEPLAY in Asphalt 8!|thumb|centre|350px]][[File:Asphalt 8 6 Year Anniversary Update Trailer|centre|350px]]
 
== Post-Update Screen ==
 
== Post-Update Screen ==
 
<gallery type="slideshow" position="center">
 
<gallery type="slideshow" position="center">
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A8 v4.5 Screen 1.png
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A8 v4.5 Screen 2.png
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A8 v4.5 Screen 3.png
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A8 v4.5 Screen 4.png
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A8 v4.5 Screen 5.png
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
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*The update was not mandatory to continue playing (for players who currently have the [[Sixth Anniversary Mini Update]]) until September 25, 2019 (for iOS and Android players, the same day the update was released for Windows).
 
{{A8Updates}}
 
{{A8Updates}}

Latest revision as of 13:08, February 20, 2020

The Sixth Anniversary Update is the 35th update for Asphalt 8: Airborne.

Announcement Edit

Celebrate the Six-Year Anniversary of Asphalt 8 with a NEW TRACK on the moon! Join the Anniversary Festival to win a ton of rewards including the unbelievable Lamborghini Terzo Millennio.

3... 2... 1... LIFTOFF
Strap in for the lunar base and see the world like never before. Ride upside down on magnetic tracks, beware the massive mining machines, and drive straight through the moon's core!

ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL & EVENTS
Unlock the Lamborghini Terzo Millennio in the Anniversary Festival and get ready for new action-packed events! Race for a chance to get the Rimac C_Two, Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, Acura NSX GT3 Evo and more!

NO MORE ELITE VEHICLES
Starting now, no vehicles will have ELITE status. No more waiting to recharge! All fine-tuned vehicles now have a standard stat distribution.

ASSEMBLY MODIFICATIONS
Several vehicles will no longer require Blueprints, such as the ED Design Torq, McLaren M14A, Sbarro Sparta, and Porsche 718 Boxster S. Check the forum for the full list.

XBOX LIVE INTEGRATION
From now on, you can use your Xbox Live account in Asphalt 8 for authentication, saving progress and completing Xbox Live achievements!

NEW CONTROLLER SUPPORT
DualShock 4 and Xbox One controllers are now supported.

Read the full list of changes at the Gameloft Forum.

New Vehicles Edit

The new vehicles will need the following engine cards:

  • i4 Engine
    • Pontiac Solstice GXP (x40)
  • V6 Engine
    • Acura NSX GT3 Evo (x72)
  • Legendary Electric Engine
    • Rimac C_Two (x92)
  • V12 Engine
    • Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (x64)
  • Car-Specific Kit Cards
    • Lamborghini Terzo Millennio (x220)
    • Volkswagen I.D. R (x220)

Game Changes Edit

Gameplay Changes Edit

Cosmetic Changes Edit

  • New songs added:
    • DJ Gontran - Down to Earth (Menu)
    • DJ Gontran - Redline (Electronic)
  • New app icon of a Lamborghini Terzo Millennio.
  • Some extra visual effects, previously only seen on higher Effects settings in Windows, are now applied on all Effects settings.
  • The engine note for the Apollo Intensa Emozione has been changed from "Bentley W12" to "Formula One".
  • New engine sound: "GTR V6" (v6_gtr) which is used by the Acura NSX GT3 Evo.

Events Edit

  1. Sixth Anniversary Festival September 18, 2019 (iOS); September 19 (Android); September 25 (Windows)
  2. Ignition Multiplayer Season September 23, 2019 – FinishedIgnition Multiplayer Season September 23, 2019
  3. Pontiac Solstice GXP R&D September 26, 2019
  4. Rimac C_Two R&D October 1, 2019
  5. Rezvani Beast Alpha Championship October 5, 2019
  6. Acura NSX GT3 Evo R&D October 11, 2019
  7. Renault Trezor Championship October 16, 2019
  8. Lamborghini Aventador SVJ R&D October 21, 2019
  9. Fall Flash 3 Multiplayer Season October 21, 2019 – FinishedFall Flash 3 Multiplayer Season October 21, 2019

Bugs/Glitches Edit

  • Cadillac ATS-V Coupes returned to the garage - Many players that owned the Cadillac ATS-V Coupe reported that their Cadillac ATS-V Coupes were now unowned with a purchase price of 2000A8 tokens full 2,000.
Falken Tyres ad
  • Falken Tyres ad blocking Tuning Kits (since Oct 16, 2019): For German players, the Tuning Kit panel on the pre-race screen is replaced with an ad by Falken Tyres which deletes the Play ad! button, so players lose 5 Tuning Kits per day. Combined with the persisting "Unavailable Nitro Starter ads" bug (see below), German Android players cannot watch Nitro Starter ads either, which lets them lose 5 Nitro Starters per day.
  • Missing Pontiac Solstice GXP R&D: Some players reported that the R&D event of Pontiac Solstice GXP is inaccessible.
    • This was fixed on October 1st, 2019 and the event was extended by 3 days for the players who encountered the problem.
  • Automatic Event Participation: Some players have reported that Special Events are being automatically participated in, even after the time to participate has expired.
  • Invisible Tokens Rewards: Tokens awarded when redeeming Daily Task or Multiplayer League Rewards appear with a placeholder A8 credits small icon and no text.
  • The following glitches still persist from the preceding updates:
    • System notifications about keys and tires being fully restored appear right after the first key (tire) gets available instead of when all keys (tires) get really available (seen on Android).
    • Unavailable Nitro Starter ads (since 2019 Spring Update, v4.2.0): Some Android players experience a vanished Play ad! button for Nitro Starters when starting races while the Tuning Kit button is still displayed. Workaround: Playing a Tuning Kit ad first lets the Nitro Starter button reappear (Android).

Update TrailerEdit

Asphalt 8 - New Track Revealed - Orbital Loop

Asphalt 8 - New Track Revealed - Orbital Loop

ORBITAL LOOP SPACE TRACK GAMEPLAY in Asphalt 8!

ORBITAL LOOP SPACE TRACK GAMEPLAY in Asphalt 8!

Asphalt 8 6 Year Anniversary Update Trailer

Asphalt 8 6 Year Anniversary Update Trailer

Post-Update Screen Edit

Trivia Edit

  • The update was not mandatory to continue playing (for players who currently have the Sixth Anniversary Mini Update) until September 25, 2019 (for iOS and Android players, the same day the update was released for Windows).
Updates for Asphalt 8: Airborne
2013 Original Release (v1.0.0) • Free to Play Update (v1.1.0)
2014 Daily Bonus Update (v1.2.0) • The Great Wall Update (v1.3.0)
Fuel Events Update (v1.4.0) • Dubai Update (v1.5.0)
San Diego Harbor Update (v1.6.0) • Winter Update (v1.7.0)
2015 Decals Update (v1.8.0) • More Than 300 Decals Update (v1.8.1)
Tenerife Update (v1.9.0) • Car Mastery Update (v2.0.0)
Research & Development Update (v2.1.0) • Santa's Gift Update (v2.2.0)
2016 Lunar New Year Update (v2.3.0) • Elite Cars Update (v2.4.0)
Enduro Update (v2.5.0) • Rio de Janeiro Update (v2.6.0)
Multiplayer League Update (v2.7.0) • Championship Update (v2.8.0)
2017 Lunar New Year 2017 Update (v2.9.0) • Car Blueprints Update (v3.0.0)
Porsche Update (v3.1.0) • Motorcycles Update (v3.2.0)
Munich Update (v3.3.0) • Hot Wheels Update (v3.4.0)
2018 Fall Out Boy Update (v3.5.0) • 2018 Spring Update (v3.6.0)

Asphalt Moments Update (v3.7.0) • Fifth Anniversary Update (v3.8.0)
Halloween Update (v3.9.0) • Holiday Update (v4.0.0)

2019 Fast Lane Update (v4.1.0) • 2019 Spring Update (v4.2.0)
Showdown Update (v4.3.0) • Sixth Anniversary Mini Update (v4.4.0)
Sixth Anniversary Update (v4.5.0) • 2019 Halloween Update (v4.6.0)
2019 Holiday Update (v4.7.0)
2020 2020 Lunar New Year Update (v4.8.0) • 2020 Spring Update (v4.9.0)
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