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The Fall Out Boy Update, also known as the Lunar New Year 2018 Update, is the 25th update for Asphalt 8: Airborne. The update was first shown on Gameloft's YouTube channel with a livestream on February 8, 2018.

Announcement

FOB M2 Art
R8 SE Art

Experience Asphalt 8's first-ever STORY MODE, featuring FALL OUT BOY! Coming soon to Asphalt 8: Airborne!

GET HYPED FOR FALL OUT BOY

Hype up their new album, M A N I A, by competing against pros in this FOB-branded racing tour, and win the BMW M2 Special Edition!

HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR!

Start your engines and get ready to ring in the new year with a festive R&D event and a chance to win a customized "Year of the Dog" Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition!

WINTER SERIES

Turn up the heat, get on the track, and leave the competition in the snow during this winter season's special event series! Remember, you can always get an extra edge with our limited-time offers!

BESPOKE BEAUTIES

Speed, precision, and class… Three adjectives to exemplify seven swanky new vehicles, including the Buick 2013 Riviera and the Yamaha YZF-R6! Hop in these smooth rides to experience our latest update!

New Vehicles

Class D

Class C

Class B
Class A
Class S
The new vehicles will need the following engine cards:
  • V8 Engine
    • Ariel Atom V8 (x68)
  • Four-Stroke Engine
    • Yamaha FZ-10 (x8)
  • Electric Engine
    • Buick 2013 Riviera (x8)
    • Vanda Electrics Dendrobium (x14)
  • Forced Four-Stroke Engine
    • Yamaha YZF-R6 (x8)
  • i6 Engine
    • BMW M2 Special Edition (x8)
  • Legendary Electric Engine
    • Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition (x12)

Game Changes

Gameplay Changes

Legendary Electric Engine
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  • New special event mode: World Tour
    • Hype Points and Streaming Passes are introduced as new elements for this event mode.
  • New engine type: Legendary Electric Engine (Legendary rarity)
  • Honda Civic Type R blueprints are now of Rare rarity
  • Lamborghini Egoista blueprints are available in Free Ads Bonuses
  • Drop rates information now available when a box is about to be purchased or opened.
    • Drop rates are shown when the "i" button is tapped
  • The number of Exclusive Deals has been increased from 4 to 8. It now also offers multiple credit deals.
  • New songs added (NOTE: These songs can only be heard in the World Tour event):
    • Fall Out Boy - Young And Menace
    • Fall Out Boy - HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T
    • Fall Out Boy - The Last Of The Real Ones
  • Daily Tasks now have random rewards
  • The Audi R8 LMS Ultra switched places with the Spada Codatroncca TSS in the garage.
  • Quests have been removed. (This is a Google Play Games service on Android, accessed through an hourglass icon on the main screen, whereby users could perform extra tasks for credits.)
  • Token only upgrades are re-introduced again from the Munich Update and Elite Cars Update, but only for the Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition.
  • Restoration time for the Proto Keys of Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition's R&D is a unique duration of 4 hours and 30 minutes.
    • This is as opposed to the common 3 hours seen in almost all R&Ds to date and the 6 hours introduced along with the McLaren 650S GT3.
  • Season 11 and Season 12 of Moto Blitz have swapped places. Similarly, the masteries for both the Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR my2017 and BMW S 1000 RR have swapped places as well.
  • Holding down a pro kit card in the inventory will now open a fuse cards prompt, default to fusing all of the cards. Quantity can still be adjusted before finalizing (or canceling) the fusing process.
  • New vehicle prices as of March 23, 2018 (these are based on the new prices from the Motorcycles Update for new accounts created from November 13, 2017 onwards, as well as the new prices from the Hot Wheels Update):
Model Original Price(s) New Price(s)
2015 Ford Mustang A8Tokens 1,050 A8Tokens 1,100
Nissan Juke NISMO A8Credits 155,000 or A8Tokens 1,100 A8Credits 95,000
Ferrari 308 GTS A8Credits 175,000 A8Credits 120,000 or A8Tokens 1,100
Geely GC9 A8Credits 250,000 A8Credits 125,000
Honda S2000 A8Credits 295,000 A8Credits 150,000
SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STI A8Credits 300,000 A8Credits 200,000
Mazda RX-8 A8Tokens 1,100 A8Credits 325,000 or A8Tokens 1,850
Donkervoort D8 GTO A8Credits 325,000 A8Tokens 2,375
Buick Avista Concept A8Credits 335,000 A8Credits 425,000 or A8Tokens 2,400
Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe A8Tokens 1,100 A8Credits 45,000
Jaguar F-Type R A8Tokens 2,000 A8Tokens 1,425
Mitsubishi Eclipse A8Tokens 2,300 A8Credits 395,000 or A8Tokens 2,300
Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7 A8Tokens 2,400 A8Tokens 2,350
Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG Racing Series A8Credits 405,000 A8Credits 495,000 or A8Tokens 2,400
Ferrari Testarossa A8Credits 295,000 A8Credits 70,000
BMW M6 A8Credits 175,000 A8Credits 85,000
Mercedes-Benz Biome A8Credits 450,000 A8Credits 150,000
Ferrari F40 A8Credits 575,000 A8Credits 200,000
Audi R8 LMS Ultra A8Credits 625,000 A8Tokens 1,950
Spada Codatronca TSS A8Tokens 1,000 A8Credits 235,000
Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) A8Tokens 2,500 A8Credits 250,000
Rimac Concept One A8Credits 750,000 A8Credits 350,000
Chevrolet SS A8Credits 890,000 A8Credits 425,000
Lamborghini Estoque A8Credits 950,000 or A8Tokens 6,200 A8Tokens 4,175
Ferrari GTC4Lusso A8Credits 1,000,000 or A8Tokens 6,425 A8Credits 765,000 or A8Tokens 4,325
2010 Bentley Continental Supersports A8Credits 1,100,000 A8Credits 975,000 or A8Tokens 4,925
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Coupé Final Edition A8Tokens 2,100 A8Credits 110,000
Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS A8Credits 225,000 A8Credits 150,000
Ferrari FF A8Credits 450,000 A8Credits 160,000
Jaguar C-X75 A8Tokens 2,750 A8Tokens 1,850
Ferrari LaFerrari A8Credits 350,000 A8Credits 235,000 or A8Tokens 1,975
McLaren P1™ A8Credits 475,000 A8Tokens 2,100
Mazzanti Evantra A8Tokens 3,250 A8Credits 250,000
Savage Rivale GTR A8Credits 750,000 A8Tokens 2,950
Nissan GT-R NISMO A8Credits 650,000 A8Credits 375,000
Tramontana XTR A8Tokens 5,000 A8Credits 525,000
Ferrari 330 P4 A8Tokens 5,750 A8Credits 750,000
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 A8Credits 1,000,000 A8Tokens 4,750
Chevrolet Corvette C3 A8Tokens 6,000 A8Credits 850,000
McLaren 675LT A8Credits 1,200,000 A8Tokens 4,850/4,875
Mosler GT3 A8Credits 1,500,000 A8Credits 985,000 or A8Tokens 5,325
Chevrolet 2016 Camaro SS A8Tokens 6,250 A8Tokens 5,750
Jaguar XJ220S A8Credits 1,600,000 or A8Tokens 6,350 A8Credits 1,275,000 or A8Tokens 5,975
SSC Tuatara A8Credits 950,000 A8Credits 950,000 or A8Tokens 4,750
Koenigsegg Agera R A8Credits 375,000 A8Credits 425,000 or A8Tokens 2,375
nanoFlowcell QUANT FE A8Credits 1,200,000 or A8Tokens 6,500 A8Credits 950,000
Chrysler ME412 A8Tokens 5,000 A8Credits 1,250,000
SSC Ultimate Aero XT A8Tokens 6,750 A8Tokens 6,475
Hennessey Venom GT A8Credits 2,250,000 A8Credits 1,350,000
Koenigsegg One:1 A8Credits 2,850,000 A8Credits 1,650,000
HTT Pléthore LC 750 A8Credits 3,250,000 or A8Tokens 15,450 A8Tokens 8,975
Renault Sport R.S. 01 A8Credits 3,500,000 A8Credits 1,950,000 or A8Tokens 9,925
Mosler Land Shark A8Credits 3,750,000 or A8Tokens 17,825 A8Credits 2,250,000 or A8Tokens 10,975
TRION NEMESIS A8Credits 4,000,000 A8Credits 3,275,000 or A8Tokens 13,975
Devel Sixteen Prototype A8Tokens 14,500 A8Credits 4,950,000 or A8Tokens 14,500

Cosmetic Changes

  • New app icon of a BMW M2 Special Edition.
    Daily Tasks with Green Indicator
    Play button with green indicator
  • The green indicator used for new events is now also used for Daily Tasks.
  • A notification shows when a refreshed Daily Task is available.
  • Green indicator appears in Play Button for new daily tasks.
  • A thousands separator has been added when 1,000 career stars or Moto Blitz helmets are completed or when a car's elite tuning is in the thousands (all elite cars excluding 1967 Chevrolet Impala).
  • The wheels for Hot Wheels Rip Rod™ has been enlarged.
  • Lunar New Year-themed quality checks for Research & Development, with checks designed as a lantern.
  • Vehicle AI sounds during the race are now audible in Android as in Windows.
  • In the Enduro Double Down intro screen, the Yamaha FZ-10 replaces the Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34).
  • A new Garage design is used exclusively for World Tour events.

Events

  1. BMW M2 Special Edition World Tour February 7, 2018 (iOS and Android), February 13, 2018 (Windows).
  2. Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition R&D February 12, 2018 (iOS and Android), February 13, 2018 (Windows).
  3. Frostbite 2 Multiplayer Season February 15, 2018
  4. Ariel Atom V8 Championship March 2, 2018
  5. Yamaha YZF-R6 R&D March 7, 2018
  6. Coldsnap 2 Multiplayer Season March 15, 2018
  7. Vanda Electrics Dendrobium Championship March 17, 2018
  8. Yamaha FZ-10 EDD March 23, 2018
  9. Buick Riviera Championship March 31 2018
  10. Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV EDD April 5, 2018

Bugs / Glitches

  • Fusion error: Fusing pro kit cards no longer increases the fusion points in fusing boxes. This was fixed shortly after.
  • Graphics setting error: Players were set to low or high graphic settings automatically after updating.
  • Blurry graphics: Several items are reported to now be shown in a blurred manner. The only solution is to set the visual quality in "Medium"
    Notice the blurred texture of the Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Special Edition.

    The rendering of the Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Special Edition and of the trees as affected by the blurry graphics issue.

  • Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Special Edition Elite tuning and Condition issue: Some players have reported that the Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Special Edition's Elite tuning feature momentarily disappears. The condition bar has also been reported to not be deducted even after several races have been completed.
  • Honda Civic Type-R Blueprints: Despite the blueprint's rarity now changed to Rare, the blueprint still gives 3,000 fusion points instead of 9,000 points for a rare blueprint card. This was fixed prior to the update's release on Windows.
  • Abnormally high number of Huracan blueprints in Moto Blitz: As of this update, Moto Blitz awards a total of 172 Blueprints for Lamborghini Huracan, which is excessive, considering it needs 145 Blueprints to be built.
    • However, considering the Aprilia Tuono V4 RR being delayed due to a licensing problem between Gameloft and Aprilia, the excessive Blueprint count might be intentional to compensate.
  • No World Tour Events on Windows: The first vehicle event for Windows players is the Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition's R&D as opposed to mobile players, who got the BMW M2 Special Edition's World Tour before the e-tron SE's R&D.
    • The event was added later that day.
  • World Tour Streaming Pass refill glitch: If the game is re-entered for more than the time taken to refill one Streaming Pass, the countdown to the next Streaming Pass will only begin when the game is restarted (Eg if the player re-enters the game three hours after spending all Streaming Passes, the timer to refill the second out of three Streaming Passes will be displayed as 2h 30 min left instead of 2h left). The only solution to the glitch is to enter the game just before the next Streaming Pass is given.
  • 95% off Corvette C3: For a few hours on February 21, 2018 many players were able to purchase the C3 for a heavily discounted price of A8Tokens 300. The discounted price was later corrected to A8Tokens 3,000.
    • For users with the new price changes, the glitch never appeared.
  • Tuning Button issue: Players on the Android platform are still experiencing issues with the Tuning Button. It still causes the game to freeze and force-close when pressed.
  • Yamaha YZF-R6 Handling Error: The front wheel of the Yamaha YZF-R6 is known to lift off from the ground momentarily but not counted as a wheelie when the player activates a Level 3 nitro or Supercharged nitro, causing the bike to be very difficult to turn. A partial solution to this is to activate Level 3/Perfect Nitro or Supercharged Nitro when the player is turning the bike.
  • Unbuildable FZ-10: If the player has obtained all blueprints for the Yamaha FZ-10 from elsewhere or completing its EDD, the bike disappears from the garage.
    • The error was fixed on March 23, 2018.

The following bugs/glitches have been fixed:

  • Android "Empty Data" Update
  • Bike Physics
  • Motorcycles knockdown glitch
  • Fusion error
  • Honda Civic Type-R Blueprints where the fusion points worth 3,000 points instead of 9,000 points for the rare blueprint card.
  • Holding down any mouse button will no longer register erroneous clicks in Windows.

Trivia

  • This update has the firsts of the following:
    • The first of 2018.
    • The first update since the Car Mastery Update to not add any new Token reward in Mastery (for the new cars)
    • The first to add a motorcycle that is EDD-obtainable.
    • The first to add new songs to the game since The Great Wall Update.
    • The first to be associated with a band.
    • The first to add a Singaporean vehicle.
    • The first to add a Class A electric vehicle
    • The first to change a Blueprint's rarity.
    • The first to introduce a Class S electric vehicle since the Enduro Update.
    • The first to add a vehicle whose engine card count is not divisible by 4. In this case, Vanda Electrics Dendrobium needs 14 Electric Engine cards instead of 16. It needs 4 Electric Engine cards for Tires, 3 for Suspension, 4 for Drivetrain and 3 for Exhaust.
    • The first to have a vehicle's event delayed 3 times. In this case, the Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR my2017's R&D, which was originally in the Munich Update was postponed to the Hot Wheels Update, then again to the 2018 Spring Update
      • Due to licensing problems between Gameloft and Aprilia (as mentioned in the "Bugs/Glitches" section), the R&D is currently postponed indefinitely and has the possibility of being canceled.
    • The first since the Tenerife Update to add an Audi car.
      • Incidentally, this means Audi ties with W Motors for being the vehicle brand with the fourth-longest time gap between updates to have a vehicle added, at 2 years & 9 months (a total of 15 updates), after the addition of the Audi R8 LMS Ultra during the Tenerife Update.
    • The first update to add more than one car modified with aftermarket customizations as a rehashed version of an already-existing car in the game, rather than said cars being real-life high-performance counterparts of the original car.
      • This is also the first update to add 2 vehicles modified with aftermarket customizations as a rehashed version of an already-existing car in the game to use red and black License Plate.
    • The first motorcycle added whose special event does not give blueprints for building them & awarded only after completing the whole tests of R&D.
    • The first since the Lunar New Year 2017 Update to add a Buick car.
  • This is the second update since the Car Blueprints Update to add vehicles whose special events do not give blueprints for building them. In this case, Ariel Atom V8, Buick 2013 Riviera, Vanda Electric Dendrobium, Yamaha YZF-R6 & Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition are awarded only after completing all Grand Finale races of their Championships & completing the whole tests of R&D respectively.
  • On February 7th, 2018, the official trailer for the update was uploaded to the official Asphalt YouTube channel but was deleted in March 2018.
 


Post-Update Screen

Trailer

ASPHALT 8 AIRBORNE – UPDATE TRAILER - FALL OUT BOY

ASPHALT 8 AIRBORNE – UPDATE TRAILER - FALL OUT BOY


Updates for Asphalt 8: Airborne
2013 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)

2018 Summer Update (v3.7.0) Fifth Anniversary Update (v3.8.0)