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How to Get a Score of Over 1 Million in "Subway Surfers"

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Get a high score in "Subway Surfers"!

Get a high score in "Subway Surfers"!

Subway Surfers is an endless runner mobile game powered by the Unity Game engine. Here we are going to discuss the way to score impossibly high in this game.

Yes, you can get a score of over 1 million without cheating. No, I am not going to give you any cheat codes or hacks to multiply your scores. In this guide, you will learn how to score high by just playing by the rules.

In Subway Surfers, the players have to take the role of a teenaged runner chased by a fat cop and his dog. This game was downloaded by millions of users on Android, iPhone and Windows platforms.

"Subway Surfers" App

"Subway Surfers" App

Multiplier for Getting High Scores

A multiplier is the most important tool to get a high score in Subway Surfers. Everyone starts with 1X multiplier. After completing each mission, the multiplier increases. The multiplier can be up to 30X.

Do you know how a multiplier works? It will multiply your scores. For example, if you run 100 meters with 5X multiplier, then your score will be 100 x 5 = 500. A x30 multiplier will give you 3000 per 100 meters. Is not it great?

The 30X multiplier also works with the 2X multiplier. So, it would temporarily increase the score 60 times!

So, you need complete the missions to increase the multiplier. At the top of the 1st screen of the game, you will find your active missions. This will be like collecting certain amount of coins, jumping a certain number of times etc.


Go to the shop to upgrade the power-ups. These things will help you to boost your score quickly. The things which are better to upgrade are the Coin Magnet, 2x multiplier and the Jet Pack.

The Coin Magnet attracts every coin from any side of the railroad. If you boost it, then it will remain active for a longer period of time. Thus you will be able to get coins faster.

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2x Multiplier is a great tool to increase your scores faster. It will double your existing multiplier. Jet Packs are also great tools to catch points. These items will make the character fly in the sky where there is no train or barrier.

There is a power-up called “Double Coins”. It will double all the coins collected by you. But you need to buy it by spending a little real cash.


Hoverboards are the best safeguards against crashes. If you suddenly face a running train in front of you without having any way to escape, activate a hoverboard to destroy the train. Yes, it will destroy the obstacle in front of you. But a hoverboard can only destroy one obstacle. It will also last for 30 seconds only.

You can activate a hovercraft by double-tapping while running. You need some practice to activate it during the emergency.

Hoverboards can be bought from the shop using coins. A hoverboard will cost you 500 coins. You will also get some from the mystery boxes.

One of the most important power-ups in "Subway Surfers".

One of the most important power-ups in "Subway Surfers".

Keys and Score Booster

Keys will regenerate the avatar. If your run ends in a crash, use one key to get another life. The race will begin again from that point. You can collect keys from running on the tracks. You can also get keys from mystery boxes. After completing missions, you can get some keys. These items can also be bought from the shop.

You can buy a score booster from the shop using some coins. This item can be activated at the beginning of the race. It will add +5 to your current multiplier. So, if you are at a x10 multiplier, this booster will make it +15 for this run only.

"Subway Surfers" Trailer

How to Survive Longer in Subway Surfers

To get a really high score you need to play the game like an expert. How to be an expert in subway surfers? Follow the tips given below:

  • Try to go to the top of the trains to look at what is in front of you. This way, you will be able to save yourself from many crashes.
  • Do not try to get coins and powerups from dangerous positions. Always try to go the safest way.
  • Look for the Jetpack and 2x Multiplier powerups while running. These items will help to score more.
  • When in danger, use a hoverboard by double-tapping on the screen. You need to practice it, otherwise, you will not be able to use it on time.
  • While jumping, slide to the left or right to land on the safest track.
  • Super sneakers will jump any obstacles, but it may make you land at the wrong place. To control a jump, use roll while jumping. It will stop the jump in mid-air and you will land on that spot.
  • Play the game often to increase your motor skills and muscle memory.


Rex Tajanlangit from Philippines on February 17, 2020:

I didn't realize that is possible. Thanks for this.

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