Are you looking for some new racing games? As we look forward to what racing game franchises have in store for 2022, there are some games that have already become people’s favorite. There’s little to disappoint avid racing gamers – these plays offer the best rush with phenomenal visuals and a variety of options. 2022 will see huge racing franchises making their mark – some games have already launched and some are highly anticipated. Let’s dive right into our list of the 5 racing games you need to be playing in 2022!
Forza Horizon 5
The open-world racing game title Forza Horizon 5 has made the talk among gaming enthusiasts. The game features a few other fun tasks in addition to regular racing features. The game consists of PR stunts like drift and jump challenges and Horizon Stories such as a local photographer who wants to recreate a childhood storybook and an action movie with the automotive stunts. The game has been made easier with ‘Tourist’ mode and improvements to the game’s handling and physics engine make for a more engaging experience. FH5 was released in November last year.
Forza Motorsport is a major game title that car racing fans are excited about. The game is expected to be launched by this, but no release time frame hasn’t been announced yet. The upcoming Forza Motorsport will be the eighth game in the series, but it doesn’t have a number in the title for the time being. The Forza Motorsport is expected to look absolutely stunning as it is designed specifically for the latest Xbox Series X console. The completely new approach to modeling tyre behavior in the game will be a feature that excites gamers the most.
Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown
Developed by KT Racing, the studio behind the WRC series, Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown is expected to give a killer experience for players. The game that was officially announced back in 2020 would be the 21st title in the Test Drive series and the first since 2012. According to the teaser trailer Test Drive Unlimited, Solar Crown will be an open-world racing game that features a 1:1 recreation of Hong Kong Island and will run on WRC 8’s framework and handling model as well as cars from major manufacturers, including Bugatti, Dodge, Ferrari, Koenigsegg, Lamborghini and Porsche.
Need for Speed
EA has announced its upcoming title of Need for Speed game, which will be developed by Criterion, the studio behind the Burnout series and Need for Speed: Most Wanted. EA announced in early 2021 that the game will be delayed as Criterion would be discontinuing the development of the Need for Speed game to help DICE and Ripple Effect Studio with the release of Battlefield in October 2021. As of now Need for Speed game is expected to launch before April 2023, but it is likely to release only by November 2022 based on the previous history. Even with the delay, NFS remains one of the most awaited racing games this year.
Dakar Desert Rally
Dakar Desert Rally game is a new officially licensed racing game that is worth anticipating for racing game fans. Dakar Desert Rally is expected to offer the ultimate off-road rally raid experience that gamers deserve. The development team of the game will emphasize re-working the physics of running a platform that must include truck, car, quad bike and motorcycle handling all in one release. The game is announced to be launched in 2022 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X and S platforms.
That is for our list of 5 racing games you need to be playing in 2022. These titles are not the only ones that fans of the genre should be looking for this year. There are many other racing games that are scheduled to be released this year. We expect 2022 to be an exciting year for virtual driving enthusiasts if the titles listed in this list come to fruition. What is the game on the list that you are most excited about? Let us know in the comments below.