Bandicoots, start your engines! Crash™ Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is available today!

We couldn’t be more excited to bring this kart racer to Crash Bandicoot fans around the world! Read on to find out more about the tracks, customization options, bonus post-launch content, and more!

by David Hodgson on June 21, 2019

It’s a survival of the fastest! Fully remastered to take advantage of the latest game graphics and physics, but still exhibiting the gameplay fans of Crash have loved for over 20 years, Crash Bandicoot is back and burning rubber starting today! Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled beautifies and retools all the original game modes from the classic Crash™ Team Racing game (including 18 tracks, a robust Adventure mode, chaotic Arcade mode, gameplay-honing Time Trial mode, and the crazy antics of Battle mode). But that’s not all! The game also comes with adapted and remastered Crash™ Nitro Kart content too, including an additional 13 tracks, all the Battle Arenas, and all the modes from that game, too!

Complete Kart and Character Customization!

There are 25 characters, plucked from the original Crash Team Racing and Crash Nitro Kart games, and are raring to go! Some are accessible immediately, while others can be redeemed in the Pit Stop using Wumpa Coins* you earn by playing the Adventure Mode when connected to the internet, or through other challenges. Once you’ve chosen or unlocked your favorite character to race as, whether it’s Crash himself, Ripper Roo, Nitros Oxide, Polar, Coco, or a host of other oddballs, it’s time to get customizing!

Let’s begin with your characters; there are numerous cool and hilarious skins available (both immediately and earned with Wumpa Coins*). Add a kooky outfit, different fur, or other amusing accoutrement to your racer. And if you place in a race, some skins include a unique podium animation so you can truly celebrate in style! But that’s not all; you can hammer away and pick custom parts for your kart, too!

Yes, there’s more swag, more augmentation, and more amusing ways to show off your kart construction and creativity than you might imagine! You can mix and match the body, wheels, paint jobs, stickers, and decals of your kart to create a unique vehicle. Want to build a sleek hovercraft, wobbly jalopy, or rampaging roadster? It’s up to you!

Grand Plans: Introducing the Bonus Grand Prix Seasonal Content!

But that’s not all! Starting on July 3, expect even more content in the form of the CTR Nitro-Fueled Grand Prix; themed seasonal content and challenges available to anyone who purchased the game and playing while connected to the internet, for no additional cost! What does each Grand Prix offer? Glad you asked:

            Chick and Stew, the ace rooster commentators from Crash™ Tag Team Racing are back and settling into their new roles as hosts for each new season of content! Look for them to introduce the Grand Prix seasons and describe some of the challenges and rewards, including some prizes just for participating!

            Each Grand Prix comes with a brand-new track to race around. The first one is called “Twilight Tour”, which reimagines the Ancient Egypt and Arabian Town levels from Crash BandicootTM 3: Warped!

            You also get Challenges: Complete these while connected to the internet to fill up your Nitro Gauge with Nitro Points (which are like Experience Points). When you’ve filled Nitro up to certain levels in your Gauge, rewards are earned. These include new characters, karts, skins, and kart customization items!

            Earn Wumpa Coins by participating in Grand Prix challenges too! Then redeem the coins at the Pit Stop for even more items!*

Each Grand Prix also comes with a new character; and the first Grand Prix introduces Tawna the Bandicoot! Unlock her and a custom skin by earning Nitro Points. In addition, the Nitro Squad (Ami, Isabella, Megumi, and Liz) are playable, and unlocked using Wumpa Coins at the Pit Stop during the Grand Prix. These global bandicoots hail from all of the world and are more than ready to compete!

            Check Crashbandicoot.com for a Roadmap of forthcoming Grand Prix seasons, including the recently-announced Spyro™ Grand Prix!

This is only the beginning; get ready to challenge the best racers from across the world, check your position on global leaderboards, and start practicing for those Grand Prix challenges!

Get ready to go fur-throttle with Crash™ Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. It’s the authentic CTR experience plus a whole lot more, now fully-remastered and revved up to the max!

*INTERNET REQUIRED for Wumpa Coins, Grand Prix, online multiplayer (gaming subscription service sold separately) and other features.

The standard edition of Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is available for a suggested retail price of $39.99, and the Digital Deluxe version of the game, the Nitros Oxide Edition, is available at a suggested retail price of $59.99.

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