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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]


Arriving today, our birthday month gifts: Playground Mode 2.0, 2 limited unlockable skins and our biggest SALE ever.

Porto Alegre, Brazil. May 16th, 2019 - A decent birthday party always needs some gifts, right? Well, this one is focused in our players community. But first let's look back and review the road we raced in this last great year.

Aiming for the horizon we hit right in the heart of racing fans. A time of victory inside and outside the tracks. Take a look at some of our achievements:  

    Besides tons of great reviews, we're 2018 Best Nintendo Switch Racing Game, with a Metacritic score of 82.

    Top 3 racing game in XBOX One and PS4, Top 4 on Steam, 2018.

    New Playground Mode, bringing new themes twice a month(new tracks, cars and challenges).

But let's stop talking about the past and start looking forward. Take a look in our anniversary pack with many gifts to our players community:


The biggest discount ever. 40% in all platforms, limited time.


A new and more competitive Playground, where players can collect coins and purchase new skins.


A pair of exclusive skins, limited to our anniversary month. It's better picking right now, while you can.


Two epic seasons bringing back the most classic(and loved) tracks with new challenges,  featuring collectable coins, duels and time attacks.


"My experience with Horizon Chase Turbo on the Nintendo Switch has been exhilarating; In my opinion, this is the best racing game on the Switch so far. From the classic arcade feel to the leaderboards, it's a blast to play each time."

    @neoprime33 (Detroit a.k.a. “The Motor City”, USA)

"My entire family was OBSESSED with Horizon Chase Turbo! All three of my kids (then 10, 6, and 2), my wife and I, my sister-in-law, my mother-in-law. The Horizon Chase Turbo soundtrack and Taylor Swift are the most requested driving music."

    @StephenBallNC (Durham, USA)

"Horizon Chase Turbo shows that you don't need all the realism and perfectionism of recent games to create an amazing gameplay, it is fun and exciting rather than deep and complex, and that is what makes this game my personal goty 2018."

    @BLUELINKBR (Brazil).

"Old games aren't really as fun today as we remember them. I love #HorizonChaseTurbo because it tricks me into believing I'm playing and old game, but without the hassle of poor controls and ancient design. I appreciate it. Happy Birthday!"

    @evil_arev (Poland)


You think that's enough? Far from it. After this pack, there's much more in the radar. Besides Playground 2.0, we're working in new game modes and new DLCs including a new car, a new campaign  and more.

Everything here is a way to thank our players community and everyone who raced with us.

After all, it's not just about crossing the finish line, it's about sharing the road.

We're ready. Let the challenges come!

Learn about the Aquiris' story in this mini-documentary filmed by Sony Playstation.

Thanks for playing our game and supporting us! -The Horizon Chase Turbo team.

Horizon Chase Turbo is standalone homage to classic 16-bit racing games that defined a generation of high-speed, frenetic arcade fun. The simple and tight controls paired with precision gameplay and detailed depth combine for a nostalgic experience for racing, arcade, retro and multiplayer fans young and old. Horizon Chase Turbo’s head-to-head split screen multiplayer and catchy contemporary chiptune-style music add to the game’s painterly aesthetic and competitive action.

“We created Horizon Chase Turbo to be the racing game we wanted to play, hitting the sweet spot between true-to-life simulators and chaotic, explosive kart racers,” said Aquiris Studio Game Designer, Felipe Dal Molin. “With Horizon Chase Turbo, we want players to feel the nostalgic tension of the simple tug-of-war of a tight turn; where players are run off-road for a split second only to return to intense high-speed action as they overtake and battle against friends playing together on the couch or via the online ghost mode.”

Aside from the modernly retro graphics, the split-screen couch multiplayer modes are among Turbo’s most defining features. All game modes, including the World Tour campaign, tournament and endurance challenges support local split screen multiplayer up to four players. Racers can compete in head-to-head races one at a time, or spend hours racing around the globe collecting coins to achieve the common goal of unlocking exotic vehicles and spinetingling tracks.

For more information, please visit, and:

    Join the Horizon Chase community on Discord.

    Like Horizon Chase Turbo on Facebook

    Follow the Horizon Chase franchise on Twitter

    Follow the Horizon Chase franchise on Instagram.

Horizon Chase Turbo delivers neck-break speed, original gameplay, tight controls, new features and content designed specifically to highlight the nostalgic feel of classic racers on next-generation technology. The game marks a resurgence of couch co-op, where up to four players can compete in multiplayer campaigns, intense tournaments and endurance trials as they race around the globe.


For more informations about Horizon Chase Turbo, check out the game's official site at:

Aquiris is a game studio based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Founded in 2007, the studio has a team of 80 people, and its mission, since the very beginning, has been on delivering the best artistic, technical and gameplay quality to the players, developing your own IPs, or co-developing games with top notch global publishers. Now with Horizon Chase Turbo, the studio is taking a step further into the wild world of self-publishing, with a game that really translates the studio’s passion for the classics.