Best Racing Games for Mac 2018

If you had previously looked for the best racing games for Mac, you would hardly come across but a few titles. However, things have changed, and racing games have finally made their way to Mac, making it possible for petrol heads to put the pedal to the metal when they are not on the roads.

Jokes apart, driving recklessly is irresponsible and against the law, so why not fulfill your need for speed on your Mac instead? Keeping this in mind, here are the best racing games for Mac, for you to sink your teeth into.

1. Island Racer

A casual racing game full of fun that can be played solo, against the computer, or online against another player.  Fortunately, the game delivered and outdid its predecessor in every way.

The number of cars available is massive, and with detailed real-world tracks, the game is delightful to say the least. Select from different cars and colors to race in head to head competition. Choose On or Off track and enjoy!

Island racer, features of the unique ability to generate new original landscapes and tracks. crashing into the opponent is allowed to gain and edge.

Apart from the game’s realism, it is easy to play and full of exhilarating moments. But what holds this game back is the fact that the multiplayer and with the online, making it frustrating since the multiplayer modes are quite fun.

2. FlatOut 2

If you want much more than your usual racing modes, then Flat Out 2 will meet and exceed your expectations. The game is best suited for those that are not all that particular about following racing lines, but are instead looking for derby themed racing game.

Everything you come across in the game is destructible. The tracks are dangerous, fast and reward players that take risks.

Even though the multiplayer mode is no longer available, it is accessible via GameRanger. The AI is a force to be reckoned with, which means you will have a good time in the single player mode as well.

FlatOut 2 was released a while ago, and its graphics are dated. But it is something that can be enjoyed with your friends, when simply racing is not on your agenda.

3. F1 2017

If you are a hardcore racing fan, there is no perfect game for your Mac than F1 2017. With the game’s chess-like strategies, roaring V8 engines and extreme handling, you will have an exhilarating experience like never before.

The game captures the realism of the F1 sport beautifully, although it still makes it easy for the new players to get the hang of the game in no time.

F1 fans will agree that this is the only racing game they will ever possibly need. If all things go according to plan, you will definitely get a kick out of the previous versions of F1 12′ 13′.

With so much to offer, F1 2017 is a gift that keeps on giving. You also get to drive turbo era cars from the 80s and 90s, which will definitely keep interesting things and much more.

4. Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing

If you come to think of it, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is the best game on this list. It fulfills the purest definition of racing. In fact, the game has proper racing roots too.

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is easy to play, but it is difficult to master. Each race is close, with positions being fought for. To keep things interesting, the game also offers power-ups for an edge.

The game is a treat for those that wish to have a blast with their friends, and features SEGA characters to play with. The tracks are detailed and the AI is superb. The game is accessible and will appeal to those who are not a fan of racing games. Considering all of the game’s offerings, it is a must-have to vanquish one’s arcade cravings.

5. Real Racing 2

Most of the games mentioned above were specifically developed for consoles or computers. But Real Racing 2 is an exception, as it was ported over from iOS.

Not too much is to be expected from Real Racing 2, as it is a simple drag racing game. With each winning, you can buy new cars and upgrade existing ones. The controls are fairly simple, with controls for revs and then shifting gears at the right moment.

Real Racing 2 can become boring really fast, but the effort made to make the game feel hardcore is commendable to say the least.

If you have an iOS device, it can be used as a controller while playing Real Racing 2 on your Mac. The accelerometer is decent on iOS devices, and the gameplay is decent enough to give a try.

Agreed, not every racing game is available on Mac, but many of the best games did manage to make their way to the platform. Whether you are a casual gamer or a hardcore racing fan, the list has racing games that will keep you satisfied nonetheless.

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Anas Dilshad is a Digital Marketing Expert and works with MacAppers. I love to share everything related to Mac. Feel free to ask any query about Mac at my Twitter Profile @anasdilshad1

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