Free Car Racing Game For Windows 8: Asphalt Overdrive

Asphalt Overdrive is a free game app for Windows 8 and 8.1 which allows you to race against the computer and players online. The app has a nice touch to it, and coming from the Asphalt series of games, you can be rest assured that the game has extremely top notch graphics. The game is available for free, and the best part is that it allows you to compete in online multiplayer modes as well. The game supports both touch controls as well as keyboard controls, and hence it’s pretty versatile.

Asphalt Overdrive is available for free from the Windows App Store.

Main features of Asphalt Overdrive for Windows 8 and 8.1:

When you install and run the Asphalt Overdrive game app on your Windows 8 or 8.1 device, you will be presented with the main screen of the game which is nothing but the splash screen of the Asphalt logo. Once you are past this screen, you will be taken to the tutorial screen of the game, which is an interactive tutorial detailing you the various controls of the game. You can see the game tutorial screen in the screenshot below to get an idea of how the game looks and feels.

Asphalt Overdrive game tutorial

You can either swipe on the screen to control your car, or you can use the keyboard arrow buttons to turn and navigate your car. Pressing and holding the spacebar fires up your nitrous, and the down arrow button is the brake. The game can be paused at any instant via the Esc. button on your keyboard. The pause menu is extremely simplistic with just the button that allows you to resume the paused game.

Asphalt Overdrive game pause menu

Once you are through the tutorial screen, you will be taken to the game shop where you can make your first car purchase.

Asphalt Overdrive car shop

Once the car has been purchased, you can go on and start a new level. You can choose to go multiplayer or play single player as well. At any point, you can go back to the previous screen by clicking on the back arrow button at the top left corner of the screen. The game has excellent overall graphics and will surely keep you entertained!

This is a wrap for the main features of the Asphalt Overdrive game app for Windows 8 and 8.1. You can also check out the Bouncy Monster and Dessert Princess game apps for Windows 8 and 8.1 devices.


Asphalt Overdrive is a nice car racing game for Windows 8 and 8.1 which is pretty lightweight considering the extremely beautiful graphics, the background soundtracks and the events all around. The app weighs in at just under 110 Mb which is a steal if you see the overall performance and quality of the game. The app is great to entertain people of all ages, and being free it makes for an amazing download for all devices!

I rate the app a 4 out of 5!

Get Asphalt Overdrive.