I always love to play racing games on my Android phone or PC. Racing games are the best example of competition, excitement and fun. Google Play Store is filled with numerous best racing games for Android. Most of the racing games for Android are unbelievably amazing. If I try to include every great racing game in this list. Then the list would not end at all. That’s why I kept only top 10 best racing games for Android on my list. You may have already played some of them. But some are probably new and unknown to you. So, read the list of top 10 best racing games for Android 2017 carefully till the end. You may also like to read my another post 5 Best Cricket Games for Android 2017.
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Top 10 Best Racing Games for Android 2017
1. Real Racing 3
By Electronic Arts: FREE (In-App Purchases)
The racing is truly real in Real Racing 3 Android game. It is one of my favourite games not only among racing games but also among every type of games available. Though Real Racing 3 is a resource hungry game but what it returns you is just marvellous. It needs a phone with a good processor and at least 2GB RAM to run smoothly. However, it can be played with 1GB RAM too. But it won’t be as smooth as with 2GB RAM or more. I have played too many racing games. But none of them stands ahead of Real Racing 3 at least in terms of graphics.
I have played too many racing games. But none of them stands ahead of Real Racing 3 apart from CSR Racing 2 at least in terms of graphics. It has officially licenced 39 race circuits with 17 real-world locations and a 43 car grid. It also has more than 140 amazing cars from manufacturers like Ford, Ferrari, Lamborghini. In Real Racing 3, you can play real-time multiplayer with friends and people around the world. Along with that, you can play time trials and night race modes in the game.
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2. CSR Racing 2
By NaturalMotionGames Ltd: FREE (In-App Purchases)
Any car racing game cannot beat the CSR Racing 2 in terms of graphics. Actually, CSR Racing 2 is not just about the racing but about the magnificent graphics. The cars and the racetracks are very well designed and decorated as they beat even Real Racing 3 by a big margin. If you are a racing lover then this game might charm you. But if you like to play games which look awesome then this game is just for you.
The game is based on drag racing. In drag racing, cars race in a straight racing track with no turns and stunts. All you have to do is shift up, down and turn on nitro at the right time to accelerate the car. You have to beat your opponent in the one-on-one race to get to the next level. And with each level, the graphics become even more magnificent.
The cars like LaFerrari and McLarren P1™ look extremely detailed and original. I bet you have never seen this amount of detail in any other car racing game for Android. Even if you are not a drag racing game’s fan, this game surely deserves a shot. Install and play this one of the best racing games for Android now. And you will be amazed to see the console-like graphical details the CSR Racing 2 has.
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3. Traffic Rider
By Soner Kara: FREE (In-App Purchases)
Speedy, intense, exciting, addicting and lightweight yet good looking and more. The Traffic Rider is a game for every type of racing game lover. Whether you like to race for hours or just want to pass a couple of minutes. Whether you like to play lightweight games which load faster or want to play a game with eye-catchy graphics. Traffic Rider can give you all the things you want from a bike racing game. Traffic Rider is a first-person bike racing game developed by Soner Cara. Soner Cara is the developer of Traffic Racer game which is also one of the best racing games for Android. Talking about Traffic Rider, the game allows you to navigate through city roads to highways with the bikes.
Traffic Rider has 26 bikes ranging from mopeds to cruise and sports bikes. You can buy each of these bikes using the money you earn in the game. You can even upgrade the bike you have purchased. The first person camera of the game makes you feel like really riding a bike. The game has 70+ missions, 30+ achievements, 19 languages and environments like day and night. All these makes the game one of the best racing games for Android.
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4. Trials Frontier
By Ubisoft Entertainment: FREE (In-App Purchases)
Unlike all other games in this list, Trials Frontier is a skill-based racing game for Android. In this type of game, you not actually race but perform skills like wheelies, jumps and mid-air flips. Sounds interesting, isn’t it? The game is downloaded more than 1 million times from Google Play store. It gives the real excitement of a trial racing game.
Trials Frontier game has 250+ daring missions to accomplish on 200 unusual hardcore tracks. You can choose from 15+ wicked bikes to show your skills on the uneven loopy tracks. The gameplay of the game is quite addictive and the storyline gets you going for hours of gaming. You can ride your bike on 10 spectacular environments. You can also play weekly tournaments and ghost racing against the players from the leaderboard.
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5. Asphalt 8: Airborne
By Gameloft: FREE (In-App Purchases)
Gameloft’s Asphalt 8: Airborne Android game needs not any introduction. Gameloft has been a great mobile game developer even before Android was launched. It has launched Asphalt 8: Airborne back in 2013 for android. Since then this game has been one of the best free android games for racing lovers. This game is one of the most popular android games even in 2017. It has great graphics and gameplay is quite nice and addictive.
You can ride 140+ licensed cars such as Lamborghini, Jaguar, Audi, Mercedes and BMW. These Cars can be ridden across 40+ tracks. The game also has online multiplayer where you can compete with real people around the world. These areas include Nevada, Rio, Great Wall, Dubai and many other amazing areas. Read my full review of Asphalt 8: Airborne to know more about the game.
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6. Asphalt Xtreme: Rally Racing
By Gameloft: FREE (In-App Purchases)
Another entry in the list of best racing games for Android is from the game giant Gameloft. And it is from none other than their most popular Asphalt series. The game is called Asphalt Xtreme and it really takes you to the extreme level of excitement and fun. Though the gameplay and controls of the game are somewhat similar to Asphalt 8. But the concept and looks of the game are totally different.
Unlike Asphalt 8, Asphalt Xtreme: Rally Racing is based on rally racing genre. It is basically an offroad monster cars racing game with lots of unique tracks to race. Game’s career mode has five competitive categories Rookie, Amateur, Semi-pro, Pro and Master. Each category has its own difficulty level. However, the tracks are same in every category.
Whether or not you have played Asphalt 8: Airborne, you are going to enjoy Asphalt Xtreme a lot. All because of its uniqueness the game is one of the best racing games for Android in 2017. Install and play this game and you will feel the energy and force of this game.
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7. Need for Speed™ No Limits
By Electronic Arts: FREE (In-App Purchases)
Need for Speed: No Limits is one of those best racing games which are competing with consoles in terms of graphics. Gaming giant Electronic Arts has included splendid graphics and sounds in this game. You can choose from the cars like BMW M4, Porsche 911, McLaren 650s etc. Also, you can customise the cars with the help of highly configured customisation system. The cars look real and so as the tracks and environment.
One cool thing in Need for Speed: No Limits is that it does not let you put the breaks. Your car will accelerate automatically. And you have to drift through corners to avoid hitting the dividers. You can swipe down to activate the nitro speed booster. Tap on the left or right half of the screen to turn towards the specific direction. Overall, Need For Speed: No Limits is a game which will fill you with lots of heat and energy.
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8. Earn to Die 2
By Not Doppler: FREE (In-App Purchases)
Earn to Die 2 is a mixture of racing, smashing and zombie killing. The developer Not Doppler has taken 3 main ingredients along with some spices and made a dish called Earn to Die 2. And believe me, this dish is so tasty as I couldn’t control myself. That is why I have included it in my list of top 10 best racing games for Android in 2017. The game is nor graphically neither storyline wise advanced. But who play racing games for the sake of a storyline. And if a game is too much exciting and intense then who cares for graphics. Earn to Die 2 is that sort of game.
Earn to Die 2 is not one of the traditional racing games for Android. It has a twist. It lets you race on uneven race tracks and destroy anything which comes to your way. Whether it is a zombie or something else blocking your road. Go and hit it with your highly customised vehicle. Display no mercy on anything. Customise your car and make it a zombie smashing machine with the help of available tools.
You can also play story mode where you can race through deserts and cities filled with zombies. The game is a 2D game but you will enjoy its gameplay for sure.
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9. Dr. Driving Series
By SUD Inc: FREE (In-App Purchases)
You may have played many racing games but Dr. Driving is totally different from them. The developer company SUD Inc. calls it a driving game, not a racing game. And the claim of the company seems true. It does not give you the option to race on the roads but checks your driving skills. The interface and controls of the game give you the feel of a vehicle’s dashboard. You have to drive your vehicle on a two lane road. Also, you have to turn your vehicle to left or right or sometimes take a U-turn. There is also some modes where you have to show your drifting skills to win the stage. All of this looks so simple but it’s not that simple. The controls of the game make it difficult to take turns and overtaking others difficult.
Dr. Driving android game has great graphics with a smaller size. You can even play multiplayer by signing in with your Google account. I personally liked the dashboard-style controls of the game. These make the game one of the best free android games for driving lovers. You can read my full detailed review on Dr. Driving Android game to know more about the game.
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10. Truck Evolution: Offroad 2
By Rooster Games: FREE (In-App Purchases)
After cars and bikes, now here comes the truck. Yes. you heard it right. Truck Evolution: Offroad 2 is a truck racing game for android. Or you can say it a less of racing and more of simulation type game. After an overwhelming success of Truck Driver 3D, Rooster Games launched Truck Evolution: Offroad 2. And they have pushed the boundaries beyond the expectations.
Truck Evolution: Offroad 2 android game has 7 different types of vehicles. Each of which has a different type of power system, suspension and traction type. Every vehicle seems superior to others in specific tracks. Along with that, the game has 4 different modes to play including career, time challenge, free mode and multiplayer.
Overall, the game is one of the best racing games for Android both gameplay and graphics wise. If you want to experience real life physics and simulation of a truck racing. Then no game is better than Truck Evolution: Offroad 2.
These were top 10 best racing games for Android in 2017. What do you think about these best racing games for Android? Which of these best racing games is your favourite? Do let us know via comments. If you like this post then please share it with your friends on Facebook and other social platforms.
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