Hi burpee. If you're enjoying the races and winning most of them, you don't need to buy pearls. There are more than enough in the game world for you to complete your missions, if you don't feel the need to unlock the mini game.
If you want to take advantage of Ubisoft's internet code to unlock yet another game, however, a large number of pearls could work in your favour.
The paddle game is frustrating at times, but I've noticed that Francis doesn't seem to be any more difficult to beat regardless of if you decide to play a training session or for the pearl.
I was so bad on the races that during one course I was completely disorientated after a collision and ended up going the wrong way around the track. I kept wondering why I didn't see the other racers!
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