Racing Games enjoys tremendous popularity for a number of reasons. They put you behind the wheels of world’s fastest cars/ bikes, let you customize them, and let you experience the thrill of driving on challenging tracks. Also, you can do all sorts of things on a racing game, which are unsafe in the real world such as drifting, zig-zag driving, or hitting that 200km per hour speed with nitrous.
If you are looking for similar exuberance, here’s a list of best racing games for your phones that will pump up your adrenaline rush:
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1. Asphalt 9: Legends
The Asphalt 9: Legends is the latest iteration of Asphalt racing game series by Gameloft. The newest version brings incremental upgrades to redefine the competitive racing experience of yours. It will soon hit the Android Play Store with tons of licensed cars, flashy graphics, and more in-app purchases (expected).
The bottom line, however, is that Asphalt 9 doesn’t interfere with its core values, which is flip your opponents out and make good use of ramps, nitrous, and shortcuts to be crowned as the champions.
2. Real Racing 3
The game stands out from the rest because of its simplicity. The Real Racing 3 boast of beautiful graphics and next to real-world cars and race tracks. It is easy to navigate the vehicle from the various control options and to choose your viewing sight.
Other features of the game include multiple gaming modes – including time trials, standard races and the Time Shift multiplayer mode, challenge mode – and timely update to add new content such as new cars and racing events. You can also unlock new content by winning races.
3. Need For Speed: No Limits
The Need For Speed: No Limits is another action-packed high on graphics racing game for your phone. This particular e-game lets you drive on streets, break rules, drift, draft, dodge police vehicles, use nitro, and whatnot! Each race on the NFS earns you point to unlock new machines, buy cars, and modify them.
The game is free-to-play but involves in-app purchases to take the experience to the next level. However, even on the free version, the racing game falls nothing short of a thriller.
4. Asphalt 8: Airborne
The Asphalt 8: Airborne – the predecessor of Asphalt 9, continues to enjoy raging success in racing games genre. It is the most dynamic game, where apart from the races; you need to perform high-speed aerial stunts, drifts, knockdowns, and use nitrous wisely.
The Asphalt 8 has over 180 events in 8 seasons, 40 car models to choose from and numerous race tracks. Moreover, you can enjoy playing the game in modes like multiplayer and solo, and select control options that suit you the best.
5. CSR Racing 2
The CSR Racing 2 is an entirely different kind of racing game than the ones mentioned above. You don’t steer, accelerate, or put breaks, but win a race with precise start and timely gear shifts. It may not be as dynamic as the contemporary racing games but requires utmost skill. One false start, and it may cost you the race.
Players can indulge in CSR Racing 2 in single-player as well as multiplayer mode. Additionally, you can also customize your car with paint, rims, interior trim, and technical elements such as gear ratios and tire pressure.
6. Beach Buggy Racing
Looking for a fun racing game? Then Beach Buggy Racing might get you going. The action-packed game is full of surprises and you race against a field of drivers, each with unique personality and special abilities.
Players skills are tested in 6 different game modes on 15 original off-road race tracks, against a pack of tropical-loving rivals with a severe case of road rage. Rest of the features of the Beach Buggy Racing include car customisation, powerups, split-screen multiplayer, and controls that suits you the best.
7. Powerboat Racing 3D
In the Powerboat Racing 3D game, a player is given water scooter to win a race on favorable tracks. The game itself has different competitions in the racing mode with more than forty difficulty levels. You are free to compete against either computer or players from around the world (max four players).
In addition, you can choose between different types of watercraft, and upgrade them by winning races. The controls are pretty straightforward, for direction tilt your phone and tap on the screen to use the turbos or brake.
8. SBK 16
Crazy bike lovers will adore this game. The SBK 16 throws you the option to ride on Aprilia, Kawasaki, Honda, Ducati, MV Agusta, BMW or Yamaha, and compete against the reigning virtual champion ‘Jonathan Rea’ and other real SBK riders.
The racing game also measures your riding skills in the new Test Ride mode to unlock tracks and earn rewards. Moreover, it has as many as ten different control options – including motion, virtual joystick and mobile gamepad.
9. Real-Drift Car Racing
Almost every racing games involve drifting, but the Real-Drift Car Racing makes sliding around the track its focus. It’s clean and simple too: the controls are beautifully-crafted to make Real-Drift racing fun rather than frustrating. You get an array of cars to choose from, customize them, and show your drift technique.
10. Horizon Chase
The Horizon Chase is a racing game based on a retro theme. It is a classic arcade game inspired by great hits of the 80’s and 90’s virtual racing: Out Run, Lotus Turbo Challenge, Top Gear (SNES), Rush, among others. So you are bound to hit some nostalgic cords with the game.
Each race includes multiple awards and recognitions, and each win gives you access to new racing tracks in the beautiful valley.
11. Traffic Rider
The Traffic Rider is easy to play and easy to guide racing game. It is a perfect pastime for your long-boring day. All you have to do is guide your virtual mo-bike through congested lanes and traffic, and save the rider from crashing out. The controls are also as easy as they get: tilt your phone for direction and tap on the screen to accelerate and apply brakes.
12. Racing Fever
The Racing Fever is basically the Traffic Rider for car lovers. The player has to steer his/her car between the traffic and drive as long as he/she can without indulging in an accident. Additionally, the game has nitro to speed fast and slow-mo to slow things down.
12 Best Car and Bike Racing Games For Your Android Phone in 2018
That’s our selection of the best racing games. In case we have missed something out, the comments section is open for your mobile-racing recommendations, as well as your thoughts on the recommendations made above.