How to Power Slide in Crash Team Racing

Use the Power Slide to corner effectively in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.

In Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, knowing how to Power Slide can help you both corner effectively and increase your speed during a race. Not only is this great for navigating the game’s winding tracks, you can also use it to trigger a subsequent Turbo Boost in order to push past your opponents. Of course, learning how to master the Power Slide can be a bit of a challenge the first few times you attempt it.

To help, we’ve put together a quick guide explaining how to Power Slide in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled!

How to Power Slide in Crash Team Racing

You can Power Slide as you enter turns in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled and turn them into a Turbo Boost to help push past opponents.
You can Power Slide as you enter turns in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled and turn them into a Turbo Boost to help push past opponents.
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As stated above, the Power Slide is a helpful tool in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled that will allow you to take corners with ease. Using this information, you’ll know that the Power Slide should be used while you’re inside of a turn. For timing, you’ll need to hold down RT on Xbox One, R1 on PlayStation 4, or R on Nintendo Switch right as you’re entering the turn.

When timed correctly, you’ll initiate a Power Slide that will allow you to take the turn without slowing. Not only will this help you avoid excessive braking that can slow you down, you can also use it to activate a Turbo Boost. To activate a Turbo Boost from a Power Slide, you’ll need to tap LT on Xbox One, L2 on PlayStation 4, or L on Nintendo Switch.

Using Turbo Boost, you can increase your speed even more and push past your opponents. For example, if you spot the 1st place racer right next to you and you’re in 2nd place, you can use Turbo Boost to push past them and snag that 1st place position. For a visual guide on how to initiate a Power Slide and activate a Turbo Boost from your Power Slide in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, check out the helpful video below courtesy of YouTube user ChimyRage Gaming.

Now that you know how to Power Slide in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, be sure to read through some of our other helpful guides including how to get 101% completion in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, how to change your difficulty settings in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, and how to Start Boost in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.

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