Subway Surfers is an endless action video game developed & published by Kiloo & SYBO Games. The player takes on the role of an average teen (or on rare occasions young adult) vandalizing a subway train, and is caught by The Inspector and his dog. The player must run away from the two, who is chasing him/her. In the Sydney Update, they added Keys, which revives the character if they should to use them. The game is available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone platforms.
Launched in 2012, "World Tour" is the theme of the game, where the settings are in cities like New York, Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, Rome, Tokyo and Miami have been featured till now. The game starts with a default character, Jake. However, as players collect more coins they'll eventually get the chance to unlock new characters. As well as coins, they can collect UFO's and Radio's in order to unlock Yutani and Fresh, respectively.
The object of the game is to run as far as possible in a endless game world while avoiding randomly generated obstacles that require the player to either jump (slide finger forward), duck (slide finger backwards) and dodge the oncoming trains in a precise manner.
The controllable characters are:
The playable characters have the same abilities, and differ only in cosmetic appearances.
Note: * means that the character is available for a limited time only, but even if the time is up, they can be still bought by using Time Travel Cheat. See Cheat Guide for the cheat and more.
- Hot Rod
- Skull Fire
- Great White
- Big Kahuna
- Old Dusty*
- Wave Rider*
- Choo Choo*
- Big Blue*
- Color Cloud*
- Bass Blaster****
*Only available for a limited time
**Only unlockable through Weekly Hunt
****Only unlockable by buying Welcome Pack
See: List of Editions
The game is currently available in 3 languages: English, Brazilian Portuguese and Latin American Spanish.
As of March 2013, the app had 26.5 million daily active users, 130 million downloads, as the company projects a total of 250 million downloads in 2013.
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