It has been almost 3 weeks since the lockdown and being a petrolhead, most of us have definitely itched to get behind the wheel. Not to worry now, we’ve listed a few games to keep yourselves occupied.
1. Forza Horizon 4.
Available on XBOX One and Windows 10 platform. This game has a shared world with dynamic seasons alongside different life-like sceneries. It also comes with over 450 different cars to choose from!Special features:Including cars such as the Venom GT, Koenigsegg One:1, McLaren P1, and many more, it features seasons that change in gameplay that unlocks new events and routes, all in 4K or HDR!
2. Dirt Rally 2.0
Available on PS4, XBOX One, and Windows platform. This game happens to be the thirteenth title in the Colin McRae Rally series as well as the seventh title to carry the Dirt name. Players can compete in time staged events on tarmac and also off-road terrain in different weather conditions. A true treat for Rally fans!Special features:This game contains cars such as the Peugeot 205GTi, BMW E30 M3 Evo Rally, Audi Sport Quattro S1 E2, and many more legends to choose from. It also has stages in Finland, Monte Carlo, Sweden and more!
3. Shift 2: Unleashed.
Available on iOS, Windows, PS3, and XBOX 360. This game features over 145 cars from more than 37 manufacturers alongside 36 different tracks. It also features an in-helmet camera, night-time racing, and an Autolog feature.Special features:Including cars such as the Honda NS-X, Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, and more, this game let’s you have guides from proper Champions such as Vaughn Gittin and more racecar drivers such as Tommy Milner, Jamie Campbell-Walter and whole lot more to choose from.
4. Project Cars 2.
Available on PS4, Windows, and XBOX One. This game is motorsport racing simulator. It supports Virtual Reality and it also advertises that each track is a organic life-like venue that changes lap by lap as the race progresses. The game also features off-road driving such as rallycross tracks and cars.Special features:Coming with cars such as the 98 Porsche 911 GT1, Audi R8 V10 plus, 2016 Bentley Continental GT3 endurance, and a whole lot more to choose from, gamers can race on snowy tracks or compete in multi class races with top notch visuals!
5. TrackMania 2:Canyon.
Available on Windows platform. Going beyond the traditional racing games, this game allows you to race in a fully customizable tracks that have been built by players. Featuring ramps, loops, and wall rides, you’re free to try any stunts as you please.Special features:Featuring cars such as the 2010 Mustang MKV, Mini Cooper, Range Rover Evoque, and more, this game allows players to race in a unique canyon environment and share your creations with people all around the world.
6. Driver: San Francisco.
Available on Windows, PS3, Wii, XBOX 360, and MAC OS. This game allows players to control John Tanner who happens to be a Police Detective who had fallen into a coma pursuing his enemy, following a prison breakout after a chain of events. It features that allows you to teleport from one car to another without stopping the mission.Special features:Coming with cars such as the 2008 Abarth 500, 65 Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ2, 60 Chevrolet Corvette C1, and a whole lot more, every car is equipped with a boost functionality and a special “ram” attack can be performed too.
7. F1 2019.
Available on XBOX One, PS4, and Windows platform. This game features official Formula 1 and Formula 2 championships. Offering 21 circuits, 20 drivers, and 10 teams. It also the first game in the series to offer driver transfers, with AI-Controlled drivers being able to swap teams during the end of a championship year.Special features:Featuring cars such as the 04 Ferrari F2004, 06 Renault R26, 72 Lotus 72D, and a whole lot more cars from different timelines. There Is also a DLC that focuses on careers of Formula legends such as Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost!
8. Race 07.
Available on Windows. This is a racing simulator computer game. Featuring more than 300 cars, 9 different racing classes with classic full seasons of 2006 and 2007 FIA WTCC championships!Special features:Including cars such as the Honda Accord WTCC, Radical SR4, BMW 320si WTCC e90, and a whole lot more options, this game includes full seasons of 2006 and 2007 FIA WTCC that includes 8 more classes from 14 tracks worldwide.
9. Real Racing 3.
Available on Android, iOS, Nvidia Shield, and BlackBerry 10. This game includes over 45 circuits at 20 real life locations as well as a 43-car grid with over 250 licensed cars from 33 manufacturers. It also requires the player to maintain and service their vehicle else the performance will be affected.Special features:Featuring cars such as the Aston Martin One-77, Acura NSX GT3, BMW M8 GTE, and many more, this game happens to be one of the best racing games on mobile platforms as you can make in-game money and race on real tracks such as the Yas Marina Circuit, Hockenheimring, and more!
10. Asphalt 9: Legends.
Available on Windows, Ninetendo Switch, Android, and iOS. This game features a lavish car lineup, new and updated control schemes, auto-pilot modes, and a reimplemented “shockwave nitro”. It has also 3 race types such as “classic” , “Hunted” , and “Time Attack”. So pick your choice!Special features:Including cars such as the Volkswagen XL Sport Concept, Nissan 370z Nismo, BMW 3.0CSL Hommage, and more, this game allows you to perform stunts such as 360° spin maneuvers, nitro boosts, and more. It also let’s you race in places like Osaka, San Francisco, and many other countries.
These are our suggestions of the top 10 games you should try. Would this list suffice? Did we leave out something? Share it with us in the comments section below.
-Deva Hariharan Shanker.