Prime 10 greatest racing video games of 2022

Girls and gents, begin your engines. The 2022 video games 12 months is slowly however absolutely selecting up pace. So get behind the wheel, fasten your seatbelts and switch the important thing within the ignition: These are the greatest racing video games ready to be performed.

Screenshot from GRID Legends shows a touring car race in London.

GRID Legends

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  • Launch: Out Now

  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S

Codemasters’ Simcade sequence returns with the most recent instalment. GRID Legends as soon as once more focuses on a mixture of beginner-friendly arcade driving experiences paired with a practical method. This time, nevertheless, with considerably extra automobile lessons (together with touring vehicles, stadium vehicles, method vehicles, drift racing vehicles and plenty of extra) it garnishes the general assemble with a real docu-story method that follows within the footsteps of the Netflix cult sequence Drive to Survive.

A Red Bull X2014 turning into the Red Bull Ring's first corner in the video game Gran Turismo 7.

The Purple Bull X2014 on the Purple Bull Ring’s first nook

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  • Launch: Out Now

  • Platforms: PS4, PS5

The PlayStation-exclusive cult sequence returns to its roots with the seventh major half. After the slimmed-down GT Sport, followers can anticipate the total package deal once more in Gran Turismo 7. Together with a automobile wash, tuning components, a real profession mode together with driving checks and all the pieces you’ll need from a Gran Turismo. Round 420 completely different autos and over 90 race tracks promise an enormous scope, whereas the know-how additionally takes an enormous leap ahead, particularly on the PlayStation 5. GT7 is assured to maintain simulation followers completely satisfied for years to return.

Racing to the highest: Purple Bull Racing Esports professional, Sebastian Job is among the greatest sim racing execs on the earth. Our ‘Sport to Glory‘ sequence highlights his path to the highest.

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Go behind the scenes with Sebastian Job as he shares his love of motorsport and the way he bought into sim racing.

Offroad Unchained is available now on iOS

Offroad Unchained is offered now on iOS

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  • Launch: Out Now

  • Platforms: iOS, Android

From Purple Bull Media Home, this real-time multiplayer PvP offroad racer is a fast-paced affair that drives a degree of participant discretion the place techniques are concerned. Must you deplete a nitrus whereas drifting right into a nook when the opposition is shut, or use that drift to refill your bottles and await the subsequent straight? Along with gameplay like that, it additionally contains a slick presentation that is straightforward to navigate with a gentle problem curve and first rate AI and, in fact, the choice to race others.

Offroad Unchained is offered in portrait mode for final gaming on-the-go and is offered on each iPhone and iPad for iOS in addition to Google Play-supported gadgets, making it a surprising sport to select up and play.

Screenshot from MotoGP 22 shows Marc Marquez in a rain race.

MotoGP 22 already seems spectacular.

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  • Launch: Out Now

  • Platforms: Nintendo Swap, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PC

Simply in time for the beginning of the new MotoGP season, MotoGP 22 is the official sport for the bike world championship. Over 120 riders, greater than 20 official tracks and all lessons of the sequence can be found. The builders promise even better realism, an in depth supervisor profession and at last split-screen multiplayer. Because of the brand new MotoGP Academy, rookies are additionally launched to the crisp dealing with of the bikes.
Photo of the Red Bull Racing RB18 at the presentation in Milton Keynes, England.

The Purple Bull Racing RB18 will probably be playable in F1 2022

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  • Launch: 01.07.2022

  • Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S

We do not know a lot but in regards to the new F1 spin-off, which is being developed by Codemasters. Solely that F1 2022 will probably be launched. Because of the brand new Method 1 laws for the season beginning in March, we’re in for some technical improvements that can end in a contemporary gameplay expertise.
But it surely may also be assumed that the successor to F1 2021 will noticeably enhance in lots of different respects. In the summertime of 2022, we are going to then additionally be capable of sort out the mission of defending the title nearly with the reigning F1 world champion Max Verstappen.

MAXimum Verstappen: The Dutchman topped his profession with the 2021 World Championship title, however on the age of 17 he’s already setting a file that can final without end. Our new movie ‘MAXimum Verstappen‘ tells the story.


Check Drive Limitless Photo voltaic Crown

  • Launch: 22.09.2022

  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, Nintendo Swap

With Check Drive Limitless Photo voltaic Crown, the WRC makers from KT Racing are reviving one of the crucial time-honoured racing sport sequence ever. Just like Forza Horizon, just like the fifth half in Mexico, Photo voltaic Crown presents you a utterly open sport world to discover onboard quite a few noble vehicles. Within the third a part of the Limitless spin-offs, you can be transported to Hong Kong Island, which can be populated by quite a few human gamers within the single-player due to the MMO method.

Nano Racing is considerably harking back to the nice outdated Micro Machines titles, besides that right here you aren’t driving miniature racing vehicles from a top-down perspective. As a substitute, you race by way of playgrounds, residing rooms and every kind of different home environments in basic racing sport type, both alone or in on-line multiplayer. Because of the Unreal Engine 5, the sport seems very spectacular. The title is scheduled for launch this 12 months for the PC and present consoles.

You race by way of playgrounds, residing rooms and every kind of different home environments in a basic racing sport type

Screenshot from Dakar Desert Rally shows a Red Bull racing car.

Dakar Desert Rally

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  • Launch: 2022

  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S

The spectacular Dakar Rally 2022 has already come to an finish, however this 12 months we are able to lastly anticipate a new racing sport in regards to the hardest motorsport occasion on the earth. In spite of everything, the final offshoot with Dakar 18 was already round 4 years in the past.

You may select from all licensed motorbikes, vehicles, vehicles, quads and SSVs of the Dakar Rally, in addition to over 30 levels based mostly on the official routes of the Dakar Rally 2020 and 2021. The sport is about in an open world the place there’s a couple of path to profitable a stage. 4 seasons together with a day-night cycle and dynamic climate modifications promise a whole lot of pleasure.

Proper in the midst of the hardest rally on the earth: Our present ‘Dakar Day by day‘ brings you nearer to all levels of the 2021 and 2022 editions. Together with Seth Quientero‘s spectacular file (11 stage wins) and Sam Sunderland’s triumph.

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Dakar Day by day post-show

Meet up with the off-road highlights after greater than 4,000km of racing over treacherous Saudi Arabian sands.

  • Launch: Out Now

  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, Nintendo Swap

The long run racer Redout from 2016 was acquired effectively by followers and critics. In 2022, we lastly have a real sequel that follows within the footsteps of the time-honoured Wipeout sequence.

Redout 2 has some contemporary concepts up its sleeve. These embrace an in depth profession mode with lots of of races, enviornment occasions and even boss fights. After all, you can too ignite the increase in on-line multiplayer and battle for the race victory with fats electro beats as background music.

Screenshot from Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered from 2020 shows a Lamborghini drifting.

Want for pace

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  • Launch: 2022

  • Platforms: unknown

The revival of the Want for Pace sequence deliberate for 2021 did not materialise. This 12 months, nevertheless, the reboot of the arcade racing video games is predicted to be accomplished in autumn. The Burnout makers from Criterion are answerable for the reboot, which provides followers hope.

With Forza Horizon 5, Microsoft offered a powerful racer final 12 months. Now the reboot of the simulation offshoot Forza Motorsport is to observe and be extra real looking than ever earlier than. There may be discuss of off-road racing and real looking results of the asphalt temperature, in addition to a brand new tyre strain simulation. However the place it says Forza Motorsport, there’s all the time high quality inside – even when real particulars are nonetheless scarce, we’re certain that an actual racing sport spotlight awaits us right here.

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