- Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled has been running Grand Prix events since it was released.
- These events allow access to new characters, maps, and skins.
- Grand Prix tournaments are run constantly, giving players no chance to take a break between them.
Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled made a pretty big splash when it came out earlier this year. Apart from bringing back a great kart racer, it added a treasure-trove of online features and events. Of course, it was all ruined by adding microtransactions and jacking up prices in the in-game store.
Leaving aside the whole “microtransactions are the spawn of Satan” thing for a moment, we need to talk about these events.
So What’s the Deal with These CTR Grands Prix?
Crash Team Racing has been running Grands Prix since the game came out. Each one has a different theme and allows you to unlock three new characters as well as new karts, unique accessories, and a fresh map. The latest one was just announced to be starting on November 8th, dubbed the Neon Circus Grand Prix.
These events are actually pretty cool in isolation. Basically, over the course of approximately a month, players can engage in specific challenges. These challenges, such as collecting 50 crates or using 20 missiles, reward the player with nitro points. As nitro-points are gained, a nitro gauge fills up, giving the player different rewards from skins to characters.
Admittedly, the idea is awesome. You get new content coming into the game regularly, and gamers are encouraged to keep playing. If you ignore the microtransactions, in fact, these Grands Prix have added a lot to the game. Maybe too much.
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