Best Racing Games on Steam

Steam currently has 6,071 Racing games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Racing game rankings were last updated on 5/27/2024.

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1. BeamNG.drive

A dynamic soft-body physics vehicle simulator capable of doing just about anything.

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BeamNG.drive holds the #1 spot for "best Racing game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 249,371 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 242,608 positive reviews and 6,763 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play BeamNG.drive on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 5/29/2015
Developer BeamNG
Publisher BeamNG
Steam App Id 284160

2. Mon Bazou

Build your crappy vehicle into a race car, install the parts yourself. Make money by cutting wood, racing at night or delivering pizza. Maybe you want to manage a sugar shack or build yourself a big garage?

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Mon Bazou has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Racing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,077 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,767 positive reviews and 310 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $15.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $15.99
Release Date 12/16/2021
Developer Santa Goat
Publisher Santa Goat
Steam App Id 1520370

3. CarX Drift Racing Online

CarX Drift Racing Online is your chance to immerse yourself in the real world of drifting. Get together with friends, tune your car and burn some tires!

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CarX Drift Racing Online has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Racing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 76,595 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 73,112 positive reviews and 3,483 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 11/17/2017
Developer CarX Technologies, LLC
Publisher CarX Technologies, LLC
Steam App Id 635260

4. Car Mechanic Simulator 2021

Work your way to a service empire. Get your hands dirty in a highly realistic simulation game that pays major attention to details. Pay a visit to a new Auction house and buy cars in various conditions. Expand your range of services by investing in a new work space and equipment.

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Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Racing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,312 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23,317 positive reviews and 995 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 8/11/2021
Developer Red Dot Games
Publishers
Steam App Id 1190000

5. FlatOut 2™

DRIVING THIS RECKLESS IS NO ACCIDENT! But you might want to cause a few. In these high-speed races, the more damage you inflict, the better. The ultimate in turbo-charged cars and the craziest competitor drivers are waiting to test your best destructive streak. Responsible drivers need not apply.

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FlatOut 2™ has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Racing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,871 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,270 positive reviews and 601 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play FlatOut 2™ on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/21/2006
Developer Bugbear Entertainment
Publisher Strategy First
Steam App Id 2990

6. Superflight

Superflight is an intense, easy to learn wingsuit game with an infinite number of beautiful procedurally generated maps. A great game to relax for half an hour and chase your latest highscore!

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Superflight has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Racing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 10,884 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,493 positive reviews and 391 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Superflight on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 11/8/2017
Developer GrizzlyGames
Publisher GrizzlyGames
Steam App Id 732430

7. OBS Studio

Free and open-source software for video recording and live streaming

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OBS Studio has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Racing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,379 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,379 positive reviews and 1,000 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run OBS Studio on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 3/21/2022
Developer OBS Project
Publisher OBS Project
Steam App Id 1905180

8. Retrowave

Neon lights, palm trees, synthwave, '80s supercars speeding down an endless highway... Welcome to the world of Retrowave!

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Retrowave has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Racing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,718 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 14,077 positive reviews and 641 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Retrowave on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $1.49
Release Date 5/6/2022
Developer RewindApp
Publisher RewindApp
Steam App Id 1239690

9. Audiosurf

Ride your music. Audiosurf is a music-adapting puzzle racer where you use your own music to create your own experience. The shape, the speed, and the mood of each ride is determined by the song you choose.

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Audiosurf has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Racing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 10,796 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,338 positive reviews and 458 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Audiosurf on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 2/15/2008
Developer Dylan Fitterer
Steam App Id 12900

10. My Summer Car

My Summer Car is the ultimate car owning, building, fixing, tuning, maintenance AND permadeath life survival simulator. You start the game with hundreds of loose parts and assemble both car and engine.

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My Summer Car has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Racing games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 70,933 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 66,985 positive reviews and 3,948 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play My Summer Car on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 10/24/2016
Developer Amistech Games
Publisher Amistech Games
Steam App Id 516750

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). BeamNG.drive on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Mon Bazou on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). CarX Drift Racing Online on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). FlatOut 2™ on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Superflight on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). OBS Studio on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Retrowave on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Audiosurf on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). My Summer Car on Steam. Steam Store.

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