Daytona USA Arcade Driving Machine (Single) is one of the most well known driving machines in the world. Daytona USA is a high-speed stock car racing game that allows you to choose from four dynamic viewpoints on the fly to get a true racing perspective!
Daytona USA Arcade Driving Machine (Single) features realistic stock car control which allows player's to try their hand at drifting, controlled braking, four-wheel drifts, and skillful acceleration to keep the lead.
This checkpoint-style racing game also features realistic physics and multi-player action, three different racing tracks, multiple player views (4), and numerous "secrets" to be discovered.
Game elements include:
REVERSE TRACKS - All courses can be run in reverse. If you score high enough in this mode to earn a place the ranking table, your name will appear with the letter "R" next to it.
TIME ATTACK MODE - At the Transmission Selection screen, hold the start button and press the accelerator. In Time Attack Mode, only the cars controlled by players are shown in action. If you score high enough to rank in this mode, the letters "T.A." are shown next to your record in the ranking table.
HIDDEN MUSIC - If you play well enough to make the high score table. You can enter special intitials at the Name Entry Screen to hear music of some of SEGA's classic games. Enter "H.O." to hear music from Hang-On. Enter "V.R." to hear music from Virtua Racing. Check the Saturn tips section for the complete listing of intials that play special songs in the Saturn version of Daytona USA; many if not all of these will work in the arcade game.
SPECIAL ENDING - To view a special ending scene, you must finish in third place or better in every course.
CHANGE BACKGROUND MUSIC - Change the background buttons while the game starts to access different music tracks.
SECRET VIEW - To get an overall view of the race condition during gameplay, hold the start button and simultaneously press view change buttons 2, 3, AND 4.
BEGINNER COURSE TIP - A slot machine hangs over the Beginner Course. When driving near it, press the start button three times to stop the slots from turning. If you score all "7"s, you will earn seven extra seconds of game time. If you score three "BAR"s, You will earn five extra seconds of time. This only works once per game and does not work on "TWIN" machines.
INTERMEDIATE COURSE TIP - If you drive into the elevated path just before the pit road, a billboad will appear that reads "You Just Lost Your Sponsors".
EXPERT COURSE TIPS - If you stop on the last corner, the seagulls will get closer to your car. If you drive the in the reverse mode on the second lap, the staute of Jeffry wil be standing on its hands. If you stop completly near the jeffery statue you can make it spin by repeatedly pressing the start button. When the game starts, press the start button repeatedly. To make the seagulls become larger up to four times larger.
NO HANDICAP MODE - The game keeps races close by increasing the top speed of any car that is not in first place, which gives all players a chance to catch up. To disable this option (On "Twin Type" games only), press all four view change buttons at the course selection screen. A small white point will appear in the upper left corner of the screen. In multi-player races, No Handicap Mode will only be activated if more than half of the players enter this code. If the machine is configured for Grand Prix mode or Endurance mode as described above, entering the No Handicap Mode will have added effect of wearing away your tires during game. The amount of tire wear depends on your milage and speed.