BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers Brings 8-Player Arcade Racing to Nintendo Switch™ Today

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BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers Brings 8-Player Arcade Racing to Nintendo Switch™ Today


Put the Pedal to the Metal and Forget about Brakes in this Tribute to Classic Top-down Arcade Racers, Courtesy of Playdius and Oudidon


Paris — Apr 19, 2018 — Global game publisher Playdius and independent game developer Oudidon announced today that BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers launches on Nintendo Switch™ today. Available for purchase on the Nintendo eShop for $4.99/€4.99 and out now for PC on Steam, BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers is all about pure racing fun with a hardcore brakeless driving style. Inspired by classic top-down multiplayer arcade games BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers boasts insane tracks and allows for up to eight player local multiplayer support. Make room on the couch for a hectic racing party, upgrade cars, and use dirty tricks to win races while breaking friendships with absolutely no brakes.

BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers also offers a challenging solo experience with championships against fierce AI competition — and special modes, such as Time Attack or Perfect Race. Run in unique tracks inspired by the pop culture of the ‘80s and ‘90s along with funny details and surprising events. Tour through a wide variety of environments ranging from a tropical Caribbean island all the way to the Moon!

Following a successful launch on Steam, BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers will entice Nintendo Switch players to the party with an invitation to race through its state of the art party racer with old school art inspired by epic arcade games of the past. In BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers, there are no freaking brakes!

“We are always looking for unexpected titles that match our “play outside the box” motto,” said Guillaume Jamet, Head of Publishing at Playdius. “Oudidon got us from the first day with their incredible passion for classic arcade games and their will to make something new out of it with an insane brakeless approach to racing gameplay. BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers is the perfect Saturday night game with friends we wanted to have in our Nintendo Switch line-up.”


BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers unique features include:

  • Up to 8-player madness on the same screen
  • A Hardcore brakeless driving style
  • Solo and local multiplayer in challenging championships
  • Time Attack and Perfect Race also without brakes
  • Badass Soundtrack
  • Did we mention? No. Freaking. Brakes.


To watch the official launch day trailer for BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers right now on YouTube, please head here:




To celebrate BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers Nintendo Switch launch, Playdius and Oudidon plan to run the first-ever challenge on BAFL Channel news. Time-limited riddles will be displayed, and only the fastest participants will win prizes! Be sure to follow the BAFL Channel on your Nintendo Switch!


BAFL- Brakes Are For Losers is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.

In addition, be sure to stay up to date on the latest regarding BAFL – Brakes Are For Losers by visiting the official Facebook page and following the game on Twitter @Baflgame.


Playdius is the publishing branch of Plug In Digital, video game distribution leader based in France. Since 2015, we have been patiently building a strong line up on PC, Consoles and Mobile with games from all over the world such as HoverBury Me My LoveSplasher or upcoming Away and Edge of Eternity. Our ambition is to bring to the players the very best of incredible indie production, with creative and different games that match with our motto: “Play Outside the Box”.