PARIS, February 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games and W Motors, today announced the availability of the world's most luxurious "hypercar", the Lykan HyperSport, in Asphalt 8: Airborne on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and coming soon on Windows 8 and Windows Phone.
The Asphalt franchise has become a true benchmark for smartphone and tablet arcade-racing enthusiasts. The Lykan HyperSport adds to the impressive list of 55 prestigious cars that are already available in Asphalt 8: Airborne and it will be available on February 10th.
"We're very pleased to be able to offer our fans a way to shatter speed records at the wheel of such an exceptional vehicle," said Alexandre Tan, Vice-President of Brand Partnerships. "This association with W Motors allows us to offer everyone the unique opportunity of driving a car model of which only seven units will be produced."
"The meticulous attention to detail that Gameloft paid to this game's graphics and physics engine is in perfect harmony with the philosophy that we used in creating the Lykan HyperSport," said Ralph Debbas, CEO of W Motors. "We continue to enjoy seeing the Lykan Hypersport pulling off mind-blowing stunts on tracks where any risk can be taken."
On February 21st, Gameloft and W Motors will challenge Asphalt 8: Airborne racers to participate in a live Facebook contest for a chance to win an amazing trip to Dubai, during which they'll have the opportunity to go for a spin in the prestigious Lykan HyperSport, accompanied by a professional driver.
Watch the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWfS4DSbWbM&feature=youtu.be
A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set-top boxes and connected TVs. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat or Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal®, Illumination Entertainment®, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, FOX®, Mattel® and Ferrari®.
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