second Grand Prix, Back N. Time, will begin this week on August 2 for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch players, introducing the new track Prehistoric Playground, as well as a host of other new items for players to earn for free.Following in the footsteps of the first Grand Prix, CTR’s post-launch content seasons that add new drivers, courses, karts, and more, Back N. Time will launch across all consoles, and you can watch the video above for a first look at the Prehistoric Playground track.
In addition to the track, and as previously revealed in Activision’s CTR Grand Prix announcement, this second season of content will see the introduction of Baby Crash and Baby Coco as playable drivers, as well as Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped’s Baby T.
The Probulot 2000, which first appeared in Crash Tag Team Racing, will be introduced as a new kart, while 18 new items, including Baby T., will be unlockable via amassing Nitro Points during this Grand Prix. New items will be available in the Pit Stop as well, like the Mad Scientist Crash, Sabertooth Pura, and Stone Age N. Trophy character skins, Lava Rock wheels, and more.
Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled debuted as the second-best-selling game in its launch month this past June. Be sure to check out IGN’s Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled review for our thoughts on the kart racer from its launch, and read our opinion piece on why CTR’s Grand Prix mode is such a smart addition.
As the Grand Prix begins, make sure to stay tuned to IGN’s Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled guide for tips on how to beat all of the challenges, check out the new gear, and more.
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