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Asphalt 9: Legends

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Asphalt 9: Legends
Asphalt 9: Legends cover
Developers
Gameloft
Release dates
Windows July 25, 2018
macOS (OS X) January 3, 2020
Taxonomy
Monetization Free-to-play, Ad-supported, Sponsored, Subscription
Microtransactions Loot box, Currency, Infinite spend, Free-to-grind, Time-limited, Unlock
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Cinematic camera
Controls Direct control
Genres Racing
Vehicles Automobile, Street racing
Art styles Realistic
Themes Contemporary
Series Asphalt
Asphalt 9: Legends on Wikipedia
Asphalt
Asphalt 6: Adrenaline 2011
Asphalt 7: Heat 2013
Asphalt 8: Airborne 2013
Asphalt Overdrive 2014
Asphalt Xtreme 2016
Asphalt Street Storm Racing 2017
Asphalt 9: Legends 2018

Warnings

This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Asphalt 9: Legends is a singleplayer and multiplayer cinematic camera racing game in the Asphalt series.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Mac App Store
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
macOS (OS X)
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Windows
Steam
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
.
Windows
All versions require a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Monetization

Type Notes
Ad-supported Ads are sometimes displayed between races.[1] Steam version does not have video ads and ad pack is not available, making claim 3 daily card packs much harder.[2]
Free-to-play Game is free-to-play and microtransactions are heavily promoted in-game.
Sponsored Features a variety of real-world brands related to automobiles.
Subscription Legend Passes contain specific unlocks and gameplay boosts.

Microtransactions

Type Notes
Currency Credits can be bought or earned in moderate amounts through normal gameplay and are used to upgrade player's existing car or to unlock lower-tier additions.
Tokens can be bought or earned in very limited amounts by reaching milestones in gameplay.
Free-to-grind Core gameplay does not require purchases to access. Certain events featuring unlimited grinds as long as there is a proper car to play.
Infinite spend Currencies can be bought without any limits on the amount of purchases.
Loot box Card Packs feature selections of cars to unlock with varying drop rates and can be bought only using Tokens.
Time-limited Event-themed Card Packs and bundles of Credits, Tokens and sometimes Blueprints are sold with varying discounts and time-limits attached to them.
Unlock Car Blueprints can only be acquired by using Card Packs or in very small quantities for lower-tier cars, or with Credits.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\A278AB0D.Asphalt9_h6adky7gbf63m\Settings
Steam %LOCALAPPDATA%\Gameloft\Asphalt 9 Legends\Temp
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1815780/pfx/[Note 1]
Encrypted.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\A278AB0D.Asphalt9_h6adky7gbf63m\LocalState\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1815780/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Set OS resolution to 4K and scaling to 100%. Values over 100% will cause the game to render in a lower resolution, e.g. 200% scaling causes the game to render at 50% of the selected OS resolution. For 4K this would be 1080p. Steam version can use up to 2560x1440 maximum as the internal render resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Only when played on Windows 10.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
UWP app is borderless windowed by default, Steam version requires disable Full screen and then Alt+ Enter.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off or 8x MSAA.[3]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Mobile versions only.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Mobile versions only.
Ray tracing (RT)

Input

Control settings for keyboards.
Control settings for keyboards.
Control settings for controllers.
Control settings for controllers.
Controller buttons for Touchdrive mode.
Controller buttons for Touchdrive mode.
Controller buttons for manual mode.
Controller buttons for manual mode.
Keyboard buttons for Touchdrive mode.
Keyboard buttons for Touchdrive mode.
Keyboard buttons for manual mode.
Keyboard buttons for manual mode.

Audio

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Effects, Engine and Music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Thai
Turkish

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Versus

Issues fixed

The game takes a long time to load races, even with an SSD.

The game may sometimes take much longer than normal to load races, even with good hardware.

Use the Steam version, and set it to DX12 mode.

By default, the Steam version comes with DX12, but it can be changed in the launch settings.


Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12 Microsoft Store version uses D3D11, while Steam version uses D3D12. Use -directx on the Steam version to force D3D11.
OpenGL
Use -gl command line argument on the Steam version.
Executable 32-bit 64-bitARM Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core I3-7020U 2.30 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.85 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 620
DirectX 11 or 12 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Use This Method To Change DirectX Version


Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1815780/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1815780) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:SojerManLan on 2022-07-17
  2. Verified by User:Max20091 on 2022-08-03
  3. Verified by User:Aemony on 2022-08-04
    Confirmed using Special K in D3D11 mode of Steam version. The Anti-aliasing graphics setting applies 8x MSAA on the render target.