Best Xbox One Racing Games

The best racing and vehicle based video games for Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox One X.

The racing genre has seen a plethora of video games on the Xbox One and there bound to be plenty more titles released in the coming years.

We marked down some of our personal favorite racing and vehicle based video games available on the platform. While we think that these video game titles are the best racers on the Xbox One, we want to know your favorite racing video games by leaving a comment down below!

Forza Horizon 3
  • Developer: Playground Games
  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Platforms: PC, XBO
  • Release Date: September 27 2016

Released in 2016, Forza Horizon 3 continues to be a fantastic title within the Forza franchise. This particular installment follows player racing through several locations within Australia with over 300 different cars. Gamers will find that there are plenty of drift zones, jumps, and events to attempt during their races.

  • Developer: 34BigThings srl
  • Publisher: 34BigThings srl
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release Date: September 2 2017

If you’re a fan of fast-pace racing titles such as F-Zero and WipeOut then you’ll want to check out Redout. Developed by 34BigThings srl, the developers have crafted Redout to be a tribute to the old racing monster titles that was not only fast-paced but tough and fun experience.

Likewise, there is optional VR support available for those who really want to get into the action.

Forza 7
  • Developer: Turn 10 Studios
  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Platforms: PC, XBO
  • Release Date: October 3 2017

While Sony has the Gran Turismo series, Microsoft holds their own beloved racing series, Forza. Developed by Turn 10 Studios, Forza Motorsport 7 is the latest installment within the main franchise, players will have over 700 vehicles to choose from with over 32 locations to race on. Likewise, this particular installment has a dynamic weather system along with the ability to customize the drivers.

Project Cars 2
  • Developer: Slightly Mad Studios
  • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release Date: September 22 2017

Project Cars 2 first entered the market back in 2017 thanks to development team Slightly Mad Studios. The video game quickly became a competitor to other longstanding realistic racing titles as Project Cars 2 came with over seventy drivable cars, thirty unique locations, and over a hundred different courses.

F1 2017
  • Developer: Codemaster Birmingham
  • Publisher: Codemasters
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release Date: August 25 2017

The latest installment to the Formula One video game series is F1 2017. This is the ninth installment to the series which is based around the 2017 Formula One season. Players will find that there will be twenty circuits, twenty drivers, and lastly, ten teams competing against another.

Dirt 4
  • Developer: Codemaster
  • Publisher: Codemaster
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release Date: June 6 2017

The sixth title to release from the Dirt series is full of fast and thrilling gameplay. Focused mainly on rallying, players will find both tarmac and off-road races, various weather conditions, and Rally stages that spans from Fitzroy in Australia, Tarragona in Spain, Michigan in the United States, Varmland in Sweden, and Powys in Wales.

Trials Fusion

  • Developer: RedLynx, Ubisoft
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, X360, XBO
  • Release Date: April 15, 2014

The fifth game within the Trials franchise and the follow-up to Trials Evolution comes Trials Fusion. If you’ve never played a Trials game, the title is more of a platform racer. Players control a biker that makes his way through various courses and obstacles though because of the physics within the game, getting through courses is easier said than done.

Regardless of its difficulty, Trials Fusion remains to be an amazing platformer. Since its release, Ubisoft has provided six DLC packs along with free content downloads.

Rocket League
  • Developer: Psyonix
  • Publisher: Psyonix
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO, NS
  • Release Date: July 7 2017

It doesn’t take very much to describe Rocket League. The game quickly exploded in popularity when it launched back in 2015 and its popularity still holds strong to this day.

Essentially, Rocket League is a soccer title though played with fast vehicles that can launch into the air to either block or knock the ball into a goal post.

Trackmania Turbo
  • Developer: Nadeo
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release Date: March 22 2016

Much like the previous installments to Trackmania, Trackmania: Turbo features over-the-top arcade race tracks with high speeds and a focus of stunts. While the video game features over 200 different tracks in four different locations, a track editor was included to allow players to create tracks and share them online.