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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (クラッシュ・バンディクー レーシング - ブッとびニトロ!, Kurasshu Bandikū Rēshingu - Buttobi Nitoro!; lit. "Crash Bandicoot Racing: Soaring Nitro!") is a racing game published by Activision and developed by Beenox for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch, schedule to release on the former 2 consoles in June 21st, 2019. It is a remake of the original Crash Team Racing (1999) and features content from Crash Nitro Kart (2003) and Crash Tag Team Racing (2005).

The game comes with two separate editions: The regular edition, and a Nitros Oxide Edition, which comes with everything from the regular edition, plus Nitros Oxide, Crunch Bandicoot, Zam, Zem and Oxide's hovercraft being immediately unlocked for use in the game, as well as alternate skins for certain characters.

Summary

Crash is back in the driver's seat! 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

Official description

Adventure Mode

The Adventure Mode from the original game returns with some adjustments. There are now two modes to play; Classic, which recreates the original experience, and Nitro Fueled, which allows the player to adjust the difficulty, customize their kart, and change their character during gameplay. Additionally, the boss characters are now unlocked automatically after beating them, instead of winning a Gem Cup.

Characters & Skins

14 of the 15 playable characters present in the original Crash Team Racing have been confirmed for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. Nitros Oxide is also playable, having only been a boss character in the original game. All unique characters from Crash Nitro Kart, including five of the six boss characters, have also been confirmed.

Players can equip characters with skins, some of which have exclusive animations for the winner's podium. Skins from Crash Bandicoot: Warped and Crash Tag Team Racing are included as well. Currently there are three sets of skins for Crash, Coco and Cortex that are exclusive for download.

Beginner (Handling)

  • Polar
    • Panda Polar
    • Red Panda Polar
    • Raincoat Polar
  • Pura
    • White Tiger Pura
    • Black Cat Pura
    • Musketeer Pura
    • Arabian Leopard Pura
  • Ripper Roo (Unlockable)
    • Green Ripper Roo
    • Pink Ripper Roo
    • Yellow Ripper Roo
    • Gentleman Ripper Roo
  • Krunk (Unlockable)
    • Blue Krunk
    • White Krunk
    • Brown Krunk
  • Real Velo (Unlockable)
    • Cyan Real Velo
    • Red Real Velo
    • Yellow Real Velo
  • Zam (Unlockable/Nitros Oxide Edition)
    • Pink Zam
    • Red Zam

Intermediate (All-rounder)

Intermediate (Acceleration)

Advanced (Speed)

  • Tiny Tiger
    • Tiny Doberman
    • Tiny Cheetah
    • General Tiny
    • Football Tiny
    • Tiny White Tiger
  • Dingodile
    • Gorilla Dingodile
    • Tiger Dingodile
    • Panda Dingodile
    • Summer Dingodile
    • Hazmat Suit Dingodile
  • Papu Papu (Unlockable)
    • Orange Papu Papu
    • Purple Papu Papu
    • Green Papu Papu
  • Doctor Nefarious Tropy (Unlockable)
    • Gold N. Tropy
    • Purple N. Tropy
    • Modern N. Tropy
  • Crunch Bandicoot (Unlockable/Nitros Oxide Edition)
    • Dalmatian Crunch
    • Motocross Crunch
    • Robot Crunch (Nitros Oxide Edition)
  • Big Norm (Unlockable)
    • Golfer Big Norm
    • Kabuki Big Norm
  • Zem (Unlockable/Nitros Oxide Edition)
    • Cyan Zem
    • Brown Zem
    • Punk Rocker Zem


Kart Customization

Before any race, you have the choice to pick a random choice of kart and driver. However, in the “Karts” menu you’re able to go deep with your selection and cobble together a sleek hovercraft, wobbly jalopy, or rampaging roadster!

Official description[1]

The player is able to customize their kart beyond just selecting what playable character to use. Customizable components include the kart body, kart wheels, and extra stickers that can be applied. Components can be bought using Wumpa Coins which can be earned in the game's "Adventure Mode".

Bodies & Decals

This offers up a variety of chassis types, which will grow in number as you earn more through the game. For example, pick the “Classic” CTR kart body that you’re used to, or ride in the chunky SUV-style “Crikey”, or futuristic “Doom Buggy”.

Official description[1]
From all versions of the game, at least seven different kart bodies can be selected, along with all cars from Crash Tag Team Racing:

Crash Team Racing

  • Classic
  • Retro (PlayStation 4-exclusive)
  • Hovercraft

Crash Nitro Kart

Crash Tag Team Racing

Wheels

When you’re burning rubber, you might want to install a set of wheels that matches your kart’s body. Or, you can mix and match; it’s entirely up to you! There’s a wide variety of wheels to earn; whether you’re using the skinny Six-Pipes rims or the super-chunky Trikee tires, you can have a ton of options in your race prepping!

Official description[1]
  • Classic
  • Cabrio
  • Crikey
  • Imperium
  • Team Bandicoot
  • Team Cortex
  • Team Trance
  • Team Oxide
  • Retro
  • Deadinator
  • Doom Buggy
  • Six-Pipes
  • Roadster
  • Trikee
  • Nitro Doom Buggy
  • Nitro Team Bandicoot
  • Nitro Deadinator
  • Nitro Roadster
  • Nitro Team Cortex
  • Nitro Trikee
  • Nitro Team Trance
  • Nitro Team Oxide

Paint Jobs

If you’re wanting to change the color of your kart chassis to a green, or an iridescent purple, or even add a carbon fiber inlay, then you’re in luck: Choose from a selection of preset colors and spray your vehicle in a hue to match your mood, from the vivid crimson of Team Cortex Red to the cool turquoise of Nitro Aqua.

Official description[1]
  • Blue
  • Purple
  • Violet
  • Pink
  • Aqua
  • Green
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Yellow
  • Olive
  • Blue-Grey
  • Deadinator Purple
  • Roadster Pink
  • Team Cortex Red
  • Six-Pipes Red
  • Imperium Red
  • Team Oxide Yellow
  • Cabrio Yellow
  • Lemon Yellow
  • Olive Green
  • Scarlet
  • Indigo
  • Green, Blue and Red
  • Blue, Red and Yellow
  • White
  • Brick Red
  • Gold
  • Iridescent Blue
  • Iridescent Purple

Stickers

You need a last bit of personalization to finish off your contraption, and this comes courtesy of a sticker that adorns your vehicle. Choose a number, cool icon, character face, or leave the kart sticker-free.

Official description[1]
  • Crash
  • Cortex
  • Dingodile
  • Polar
  • Pura
  • N. Gin
  • Tiny
  • Coco
  • Roo
  • Papu
  • Joe
  • Pinstripe
  • N. Tropy
  • Fake Crash
  • Oxide
  • N. Trance
  • Geary
  • TNT Crate
  • Nitro Crate
  • Radioactive
  • Planet (Nitros Oxide Edition)
  • Rocket (Nitros Oxide Edition)
  • Star Trek Phaser (Nitros Oxide Edition)
  • Moon (Nitros Oxide Edition)
  • Raygun (Nitros Oxide Edition)

Race Tracks

The game has at least thirty-one tracks in it, with the eighteen tracks from the original Crash Team Racing and the thirteen tracks from Crash Nitro Kart having already been confirmed, along with one extra "Retro Track" exclusive to the PS4 version of the game. Mirror Mode is also available, which mirrors the tracks completely - effectively doubling the number the tracks.

Original Tracks

  • Retro Track (PS4-exclusive)

From Crash Team Racing

From Crash Nitro Kart

Battle Arenas

Twelve battle arenas are included in the game. Seven from the original Crash Team Racing, and five from Crash Nitro Kart. The added Battle modes from CNK, including Crystal Grab, will be present, making them playable in CTR's arenas for the first time.

From Crash Team Racing

From Crash Nitro Kart

Nitros Oxide Edition

The special edition of the game comes with the following bonuses:

  • Nitros Oxide - playable character1
  • Oxide’s Hovercraft - playable kart1
  • Crunch Bandicoot - playable character1
  • Zem - playable character1
  • Zam - playable character1
  • Star Crash - Crash Character Skin
  • Star Coco - Coco Character Skin
  • Star Cortex - Neo Cortex Character Skin
  • Robot Crunch - Crunch Character Skin
  • Star Nitros Oxide - Nitros Oxide Character Skin
  • Hovercraft Decal - decal
  • Hovercraft Sticker Pack - 5 stickers
  • Hovercraft Paint Job - paint job
  • Crash Head - Xbox One Avatar Mask will be available 7-10 days after the promotion’s end. Promotion ends 6/21/19 at Midnight PST.

1 - This content is not exclusive and can be unlocked in-game without the Nitros Oxide edition.

Gallery

Trailers

Character Showcase

Trivia

  • All tracks now have their own designated start line, themed around the track itself, a feature that was planned for the original Crash Team Racing, but scrapped due to technical limitations.
  • If the player taps the “use item” button with nothing equipped, a horn sound will play instead, in a possible nod to later Mario Kart games and Diddy Kong Racing.
  • All of the CNK karts (including the Team Cortex kart which had steering handles and the Team Trance kart which steered with a mind-controlled antenna) with unconventional steering devices, as well as Oxide's hovership, have now been given steering wheels for animation consistency.
  • The Trophy Girls appear to be absent from the remake.

External links

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 https://blog.activision.com/crash-bandicoot/2019-05/Announcement-Crash-Bandicoot-Customization-Revealed-Part-1

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