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Top 20 Best Racing games for mobile devices

Real Racing 3 gameplay

Racing games have always been popular whether it is on mobile, PC, or consoles. People irrespective of their age, gender, and demographics have always loved racing games which have played a vital role in keeping this genre intact. Every year a good amount of racing games are being released on different platforms. Let’s have a look at the 20 best Racing mobile games that can be played on your devices.

The fact that everyone across the globe has access to a smartphone device lets mobile racing games acquire a huge number of users. But the graphics, different modes, cars, and the mechanism of playing the game play a vital role in determining the loyal users.

Best Racing Games on Mobile devices

1. Asphalt 9: Legends

Asphalt 9: Legends, developed and published by Gameloft, finds itself as one of the best racing games. It is the ninth main entry in the Asphalt series, released on July 25, 2018. There are various new and improved features compared to previous entries, including a prestigious automobile lineup.

Additionally, there are new control schemes, including the Touch Drive autopilot mode, racing modes, and the reimplemented shockwave nitr” from Asphalt 6: Adrenaline. In comparison to its 2013 predecessor, Asphalt 8: Airborne, the graphics are deemed to be much better. You can get the game on both Android and iOS.

2. Real Racing 3

Highly regarded as one of the best racing games of all time, Real Racing 3 offers an immersive mobile racing experience with over 300 cars and 40 tracks in 20 locations, which fans of multiple racing international racing programs.

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Featuring a 43-car grid, the game includes Real-Time Multiplayer and Time-Shifted Multiplayer for global real-time racing and challenges against friends’ AI versions. With stunning visuals powered by the Mint 3 Engine, players can compete in Formula 1 Grands Prix, Cup races, and over 4,000 events. You can get the game on both Android and iOS.

3. GRID Autosport

Although this is a premium game, it is one of the next racing experiences on mobile. GRID Autosport is a game that feels real to your console-like experience while also being super fun. You get everything in one buy, the main game, and extra stuff you have.

Race with 100 cool cars on 100 different tracks, choosing how you want to control them. Make the game as easy or as hard as you like. Race in different styles, like super-fast cars or street races. You can purchase the game on both Android and iOS.

4. Ace Racer

Ace Racer is a relatively new launch among the ones mentioned here, which is an offering from NetEase Games. You get to experience a variety of top-tier cars from renowned manufacturers like Porsche and Nissan, as well as custom creations, each with its own distinct ultimate skill.

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Race across stunning tracks, from Los Angeles to Tokyo, and enhance your garage with iconic collections featuring 100+ authorized vehicles from over 25 manufacturers. You can do vehicle modifications or upgrades for your ride with paint, decals, rims, and lights, even getting your own license plate. Download it on Android and iOS platforms.

5. CSR 2

As the third edition in the CSR series from Zynga, following CSR Racing and CSR Classics, CSR Racing 2 (CSR 2) offers an exceptional drag race experience on mobile. With millions of players and partnerships with top car manufacturers, it’s the go-to driving simulator for motor vehicle enthusiasts.

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Compete globally with custom-built cars like Ferrari SF90 Stradale and McLaren Senna, team up with friends to form a crew, and tune your rides with officially licensed vehicles, from Porsche to Lamborghini. Campaign modes, Elite Tuners, and Legends add depth to the single-player drag race experience. Download it on Android and iOS platforms.

6. CarX Highway Racing

I’ve been personally a fan of this game and it across as pretty enjoyable. CarX Highway Racing blends realistic physics and eye-catching graphics for intense traffic-filled road adventures. Explore countries like Texas and Australia, unveiling secrets and dismantling criminal empires with options among 40 sports cars that you can customize for a unique driving experience.

Compete online, advance through leagues, and face new challenges each season. Enjoy diverse game modes, including Police Mode and unique events for exclusive cars. Cruise freely in Free Ride Mode and experience day/night cycles for added thrill. You can get the game on both Android and iOS devices.

7. Riptide GP: Renegade

Riptide GP: Renegade offers you hydrojet racing, a different setting compared to your usual car races. Here armored riders perform daring stunts over waterfalls, evade cops in public waterways, and race at incredible speeds across dynamic waves. As a framed hydro jet rider, race illegally through city waterways, flooded ruins, and factory machinery to reclaim your reputation.

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Unlock new vehicles, characters, and customizations in the single-player career, battling bosses and building your crew. Game modes are amazing too, allowing you to take online 8-player challenges or locally with up to 4 players in split-screen mode. You can get it on Android and iOS platforms.

8. F1 Mobile Racing

F1 fans, assemble! Go ahead and build and customize your own racing car in F1 Mobile Racing, the official mobile game of the Formula One World Championship. Race for one of the 10 official F1 teams against renowned drivers. Engage in real-time multiplayer duels against players worldwide or start a career representing an official F1 team for a full season.

The graphics are pretty decent, and you get an opportunity to compete on fully implemented circuits. Upgrade your car, participate in high-stakes events, and collect powerful parts to enhance performance. Develop your own racing car setup, manage team parts, and experience thrilling races against live opponents or AI. You can get the game on both Android and iOS.

9. Torque Drift

Just like you get the idea from the name, gear up and be ready to be the Drift King in Torque Drift from Grease Monkey Games, with a sequel in the works too. Just like your other games of the genre, build your car, earn sponsors, and compete globally in real drifting battles.

Adjust your ride to make it drift better, or else you’ll end up dropping down the points. Drift on 15+ real tracks with lots of players. Collect sponsors, upgrade your car, and climb the leaderboards to be the best Drift King. Download it on Android and iOS platforms.

10. Need for Speed: No Limits

This is the current best you can find on mobile with the NFS series until we get to see Need For Speed Mobile globally. Race through Blackridge City as you customize your dream car collection with over 2.5 million tuning combos. Drive top-notch cars from Bugatti, Lamborghini, and McLaren.

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Conquer the street racing scene, drift through Nitro Zones, clash with rivals, and outrun the police in over 1,000 challenging races. Level up your street rep, engage in nitro and competitive races, and leave your mark in this high-speed, adrenaline-pumping racing NFS experience. You can get the game on both Android and iOS.

11. Monoposto

Bringing alive the F1 experience, Monoposto is less talked about, but it is an amazing pick for those who love the biggest racing experience in the world. Race through the 2023 season on 24 tracks, with various modes like Quick Race, Single Race, and Championship. Engage in online multiplayer duels, and participate in qualifying and race sessions with up to 22 cars battling.

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Image via Marco Pesce

Customize cars and drivers, choose your racer, and enjoy five different camera views. Dive into the thrill of Monoposto with its diverse options for a personalized driving experience. You can download it on Android and iOS platforms.

12. Horizon Chase – Arcade Racing

Horizon Chase is a nostalgic tribute to classic arcade racing games, blending addictive gameplay with 16-bit graphics reinvented for a modern experience. Relive the joy of 80’s and 90’s hits with some speed and fun on offer.

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Tour the world through extraordinary races, featuring dynamic weather conditions and stunning visuals. The Senna Forever Expansion Pack pays homage to 3-time F1 World Champion Ayrton Senna, introducing new cars, tracks, and features inspired by the legendary driver. Download it on Android and iOS platforms.

13. MotoGP Racing ’23

Okay, enough of cars, right? Let us jump into some bike-to-bike action. MotoGP 2023 offers authentic racing with actual tracks and realistic graphics, immersing you in the intense MotoGP competition. The game is designed for everyone to enjoy with simple controls, but mastering it is challenging. Race against friends, connect with them and climb the global leaderboards.

Upgrade from an Open Bike Rookie to your favorite rider, join tournaments sponsored by major brands, and compete in the Fan World Championship. With officially licensed riders, bikes, teams, tracks, and sponsors, MotoGP Championship Quest offers a realistic and immersive experience. You can get the game on both Android and iOS.

14. Rally ONE: Race to glory

This is a multiplayer racing game. You get to experience colossal quality graphics in this game. This game offers tracks with harsh weather conditions which makes the game less monotonous. The different regions where you get to race are the arid dry regions, tropical off-road rainy regions, and also snow-covered regions which makes the track slippery harder to handle the car.

With good graphics, the game comes with atmospheric special effects which include rain, mud, snow, motion blur, and ambient lighting. The game is available for Android and iOS users.

15. Mario Kart Tour

Even though we don’t have updates anymore for Mario Kart TourNintendo‘s famous racing title, it still remains one of the hottest racing picks. Themed after the popular character, you get to race against up to seven friends or global opponents, customizing races with various rules and settings.

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Mario Kart takes a global tour, featuring real-world cities alongside classic courses in bi-weekly rotating tours. Enjoy endless Mario Kart fun on your smart device with easy one-finger steering, drifting, and item slinging which you can get the game on both Android and iOS.

16. Assoluto Racing

This game can be said as a hidden gem since it looks so great! Assoluto Racing will get you to experience real-time multiplayer drifting and racing with iconic tracks on offer. It also features officially licensed cars from top manufacturers.

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Enjoy realistic physics for unmatched control on various terrains. Live your dream of being a professional driver by purchasing, tuning, and customizing your dream car. Make crucial choices like adjusting gear ratios, reducing weight, and improving torque. You can get the game on both Android and iOS.

17. CarX Drift Racing 2

One of the best games in the CarX Drift Racing franchise with the third installment on the way, CarX Drift Racing 2 takes you on a fantastic drifting routine. Engage in real-time drifting with friends in online rooms, and earn rewards, while also being able to watch other players’ drifts using the drone camera.

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Enjoy customizing your car visually with a wide range of options, from mirrors to body kits. Fine-tune your car’s performance, adjusting suspension, tire pressure, and more.Ready to prove your drifting prowess? Then head over and get the game on both Android and iOS.

18. Project Drift 2.0

This game offers completely different graphics, unlike the other racing games. To be very accurate the visuals or the graphics look like a cartoon or an anime world. If you are a fan of drifting this game is perfect for you.

The game offers 5 different drift modes and lets you race and compete with real-time players online in different drifting challenges. Project Drift 2.0 also offers the option to customize and design your car the way you want to. The game is available for Android and iOS users.

19. Heat Gear – Race & Drift World

This game is very similar to Need for Speed: Most Wanted. This game offers you an open world to explore. In this open world whenever you try to do an illegal street race you get to experience the Cop chase during the nighttime.

In this game, there are 9 different modes some of them Split mode, Circuit mode, Drift mode, Escape Police mode, Time mode, Speed mode, Never Miss mode, Free Drift mode, and Max speed mode. The game offers you the world’s best and most exciting cars that can be customized how you want them. Interested? You can get the game on Android and iOS platforms.

20. Street Racing Car Driver

Street Racing Car Driver not only lets you race but also experiences a free-roam car driving feature. If you are found to break the rules of the traffic and road you will be chased down by the cops.

The game offers many different missions along with different types of cars like SUVs, and exotic Supercars. The in-game maps appear to be quiet and also you get to play 47 different missions which help you to earn money and buy new good cars. You can get the game on both Android and iOS.

That’s all for today’s 20 Best Racing Games for Mobile. Which of these Best Racing games for mobile do you like the most? Let us know in the comment section below!

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