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PS4 Racing Video Games

Video Games Encyclopedia by Gamepressure.com

A list of Released Racing video games for PS4 sorted by popularity among gamers.

Racing games. Category of games about racing with rivals using various vehicles. Player’s purpose is to be first on the finish line or to achieve the best lap time possible. There are titles with land, water and air vehicles which are controlled in an arcade or simulating manner. more

Released Games 117
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Need for Speed: Heat (PS4)
Need for Speed: Heat (PS4)

Racing 08 November 2019

The twenty-first major installment in the popular Need for Speed racing series. The production was released by Electronic Arts and developed by Ghost Games, which has been responsible for the development of the series since 2011.

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Gran Turismo Sport (PS4)
Gran Turismo Sport (PS4)

Racing 17 October 2017

A spin-off to a popular racing game series developed for Sony’s consoles and the first one in the franchise that was tailor-made for PlayStation 4. Developed by Polyphony Digital in cooperation with the FIA organization, Gran Turismo Sport focuses on the titular motor sports, having the player compete for the most prestigious cups and titles just like real race drivers do. The gameplay mechanics corresponds with previous games in the series, letting you climb up the ladder of a professional driving career and drive a whole range of licensed sport cars, dedicated racing or concept cars. The competition has a different form here, as individual players represent their home countries or favorite car manufacturers. The game features more realistic driving model, as well as noticeably better graphics. It also supports the PlayStation VR headset.

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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (PS4)
Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (PS4)

Racing 21 June 2019

Remake of the cult CTR: Crash Team Racing, developed by Beenox studio. Nitro-Fueled stands out from the original Crash Team Racing thanks to its thoroughly refreshed graphics, as well as new karts and previously unseen tracks.

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Need for Speed: Payback (PS4)
Need for Speed: Payback (PS4)

Racing 10 November 2017

Another installment of the popular racing game series, developed by Ghost Games in cooperation with Electronic Arts. In Need for Speed: Payback players get to follow the adventures of three characters - Tyler, Mac, and Jess – seeking revenge on their former partner who betrayed them. In order to do this, they have to face the Familia cartel – a criminal organization with influences nearly everywhere, even the police. This means that in this uneven fight, the three protagonists can count only on themselves. The action of the game is set in the city of Fortune Valley, and during the playthrough, the player participates in a series of races divided into several main categories, including police pursuit, time challenge, stunt competition, car battles and – for the first time in the series’ history – off-road races. Need for Speed: Payback offers a traditional vast selection of licensed vehicles, which can be modified as one sees fit. These cars represent five separate types: race, drift, off-road, drag, and runner. Additionally, each character has unique skills affecting the vehicle's handling characteristics.

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Need for Speed (PS4)
Need for Speed (PS4)

Racing 03 November 2015

The ninth major installment in one of the most popular car racing video game series continually developed for over two decades by the Electronic Arts company. This one was created by recurring Ghost Games Studio (former EA Gotheburg) mostly consisting of ex-Criterion employees. The game's development process was also assisted by members of the Speedhunters community, including photographers, journalists, and drivers focused around broadly understood car culture. Marking the 20 year milestone of the series’ existence on the market the creators decided for a restart, naming the new game simply Need for Speed. To meet the players’ expectations the product draws from the two most popular reincarnations of the series: Need for Speed: Underground and Underground 2, featuring all the elements fans loved the franchise for – extensive car customization, authentic fell of the car culture, and a compelling story set in an open world bustling with nightlife.

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The Crew 2 (PS4)
The Crew 2 (PS4)

Racing 29 June 2018

The second installment in a multiplayer open world game series developed by Ivory Tower Studios, which employs the creators of the Test Drive Unlimited series. Like the first installment, The Crew 2 features open world races taking place all over the United States of America. Players participate in various motorsport competitions and try to beat other players or the AI-controlled drivers. This time around, we get at our disposal not only a number of different cars but also motorcycles, motorboats, and airplanes. The Crew 2 delivers an arcade vehicle handling model, which consorts with the tracks filled with obstacles and quarter pipes. The title focuses on giving players the freedom to drive anywhere they want, anytime they want – there is nothing standing in our way to e.g. get to a building’s rooftop and take a small spin. The well developed social aspect of the game allows us not only to race other players but also to form crews and share unlocked achievements. The entire experience is well complimented with detailed graphics and dynamic day and night cycle.

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GRID (PS4)
GRID (PS4)

Racing 11 October 2019

Another part of the famous racing series, which offers the opportunity to race a wide range of different types of cars - from tourist cars to muscle cars. Production introduces a few new solutions to the cycle.

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DiRT Rally 2.0 (PS4)
DiRT Rally 2.0 (PS4)

Racing 26 February 2019

DiRT Rally 2.0 is the next installment of the best-selling racing game series, which allows you to take part in rallies. The game was prepared by the British studio Codemasters, which has been developing the series since its inception.

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Need for Speed Rivals (PS4)
Need for Speed Rivals (PS4)

Racing 11 November 2013

An arcade racing game belonging to the long-standing and very popular Need for Speed series. The title was developed by Swedish-British studio Ghost Games (former EA Gothenburg), aided by ex-employees of Criterion Games. Players can become either drivers taking part in illegal street races or police force trying to apprehend them. As you progress in the game you unlock new cars and useful technologies. The in-built All Drive system allows for seamless coexistence of single and multiplayer modes. On the technical side, Need for Speed Rivals is powered by the advanced Frostbite 3 engine, also used in e.g. Battlefield 4.

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F1 2019 (PS4)
F1 2019 (PS4)

Racing 28 June 2019

A racing game based on a Formula 1 license, developed by Codemasters Software. In F1 2019, players can, among other things, sit behind the wheel of a special car that meets the current FIA guidelines, which is available in multiplayer mode.

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WRC 8 (PS4)
WRC 8 (PS4)

Racing 05 September 2019

The eighth part of a series of racing games developed by Bigben Interactive studio. Thanks to the FIA licence in the WRC 8, players can take part in the virtual equivalent of the 2019 rally season, fighting for victory with famous drivers and behind the wheel of real cars.

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DiRT 4 (PS4)
DiRT 4 (PS4)

Racing 09 June 2017

Another installment in the popular series of racing games developed by Codemasters. The game expand the concepts its predecessors were based on, adding however, plenty of novelties at the same time. DiRT 4 offers over 50 cars and several kinds of championships - above all, rally events. Furthermore, the Landrush mode makes a re-appearance here, but also rallycross events were included, based on the FIA World Rallycross Championship license. The Joyride complements the game modes, offering various kinds of challenges for the player to enjoy. The Career is the most basic mode - the player creates their own driver, attracts sponsors and develops their team, which gradually gets more and more effective. Apart from that, the game brings a competition-based multiplayer component supervised by the RaceNet service, which makes it possible to organize on-line leagues and tournaments. What is completely new here, is the so-called "Your Stage", which is a special module that allows the player to create their own routes. DiRT 4 utilizes a modified and modernized version of the Ego engine, which is at the source of the game's high-quality visuals.

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DriveClub (PS4)
DriveClub (PS4)

Racing 07 October 2014

An arcade racing game focused on multiplayer gameplay. DriveClub was developed by Evolution Studios, the creators of World Rally Championship and MotorStorm. The game allows the player to assume the role of a driver and join one of the rivaling racing clubs. The player must participate in races and complete missions for which he obtains fame. The fame decides about the reputation of the whole team in the car world. DriveClub features many carefully-recreated car models which can be additionally tuned. The game uses an arcade driving model, allowing a wide group of players to enjoy the game. DriveClub also has advanced social options which allow for interaction with other club members and friends.

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Burnout Paradise Remastered (PS4)
Burnout Paradise Remastered (PS4)

Racing 16 March 2018

A remastered edition of Burnout Paradise, created by Stellar Entertainment. Apart from the base game, the package contains 8 DLCs. Burnout Paradise Remastered was enriched with upgraded textures and optimized based on the capabilities of particular gaming systems.

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Project CARS 2 (PS4)
Project CARS 2 (PS4)

Racing 22 September 2017

A sequel to the successful racing game released in 2015 and developed by Slightly Mad Studios (the creators of Need for Speed: Shift and Shift 2: Unleashed). Since the game was partially financed on the World of Mass Development platform, players themselves were allowed to be a part of the development process. Similarly as in case of the first installment of the series, it is a realistic racing simulator. Less experienced players can enable various handicaps and assists to make the game less realistic. Project CARS 2 contains much more locations than its predecessor. There are more than 200 tracks to ride on by using various cars divided into 40 categories. The appearance and technical parameters of cars can be freely modified. The races take place in various single and multiplayer modes. The basic game mode is the single player campaign which can be played in cooperation with another player. Project CARS 2 also features online challenges and rankings.

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FlatOut 4: Total Insanity (PS4)
FlatOut 4: Total Insanity (PS4)

Racing 17 March 2017

The fourth full-fledged installment in the spectacular racing series Flatout started in 2004 by Finnish studio Bugbear Entertainment. After the cold reception of the third installment in the series, the task of creating the new entry was given to Kylotonn studio, the creators of the fifth installment of the popular rally series WRC. The game is strongly based on notes and suggestions of the community and promptly returns to the roots of the series. In the game the player traditionally participates in brutal races in which one can win not only by driving fast, but by eliminating the vehicles of the opponents as well. FlatOut 4: Total Insanity has the option to destroy the environmental objects, create astonishing crashes and sports a realistic destruction system – all the features that were the iconic traits of the series since it was created.

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Race the Sun (PS4)
Race the Sun (PS4)

Racing 21 October 2014

Futuristic races in which we sit at the helm of a solar-powered ship gliding through the endless world towards the title sun. The game is characterized by minimalist binding, procedurally generated stages and excellent flight physics.

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Garfield Kart: Furious Racing (PS4)
Garfield Kart: Furious Racing (PS4)

Racing 07 November 2019

An arcade racing game developed by the Artefacts Studio and released by Microids. At Garfield Kart: Furious Racing we play one of the eight characters from Garfield's comic book and fight for victory, sitting behind the wheel of the title cars.

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Project CARS (PS4)
Project CARS (PS4)

Racing 07 May 2015

A robust car racing simulation game created by the experts at this genre, Slightly Mad Studios (Need for Speed Shift, Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends and other titles), in cooperation with the community of World of Mass Development. Project CARS lets you test your driving skills, putting you behind the wheel of diligently recreated cars of different classes – from karts, through sport cars, to Formula 1 racing cars. The creators highlight the authenticity of the experience, including realistic driving model and advanced collision system, as well as impressive visuals. The game offers many varieties of gameplay in both single player and competitive online multiplayer.

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Team Sonic Racing (PS4)
Team Sonic Racing (PS4)

Racing 21 May 2019

An arcade racing game with Sonic the hedgehog. The players can select one of fifteen characters, customize their vehicle and race on colorful tracks while attacking other participants. The game is focused on competitiveness and cooperation with friends.

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The Crew (PS4)
The Crew (PS4)

Racing 02 December 2014

A sandbox racing game developed by Ivory Tower Studios in cooperation with Ubisoft Reflections. The Crew was tailored for the fans of spectacular racing video games. The players become drivers racing across the American roads and cities. There are over 100 car models, whose appearance and performance can be modified as you see fit. The Crew offers several play modes – both single and multiplayer. The world’s open structure (an area covering over 5 thousand square miles) encourages you to explore, take up new challenges, and undertake hundreds of missions. It is also noteworthy that the game includes expanded social features.

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The Crew: Wild Run (PS4)
The Crew: Wild Run (PS4)

Racing 17 November 2015

The first large expansion pack to The Crew, a car racing game developed by Ivory Tower. The title invites you to the so-called Summit - the gathering place for all racing enthusiasts. The game offers several different types of challenges and races (e.g. drag racing or Monster Truck competitions), and each of them is set in unique locations (e.g. the famous Bonneville Salt Flats or Yosemite Valley). The challenges that await you in Wild Run can be tackled with the cars that appeared in the base game, but there are lots of new vehicles as well, including high-performance motorcycles, incredibly fast dragsters, huge Monster Trucks, and drift cars. Moreover, some enhancements were made to the game’s visual side.

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Assetto Corsa (PS4)
Assetto Corsa (PS4)

Racing 26 August 2016

A very realistic racing simulator developed by independent studio Kunos Simulazioni, which specializes in the genre. The developers of Assetto Corsa have previously created such games like netKar Pro and Ferrari Virtual Academy. The game allows the players to assume the role of professional race drivers and participate in thrilling races of various car classes – from mass-produced vehicles, through prototypes, to the legends of GT and F1. The game has a realistic driving model developed by racing engineers and professional drivers. The model calculates many factors related to the car’s behavior on a track, including g-force distribution and tire grip. Assetto Corsa’s high quality graphics employ the potential of DirectX 11 libraries and the eighth generation consoles. It uses such technologies like HDR, motion blur, dynamic lightning and shadows.

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The Grand Tour Game (PS4)
The Grand Tour Game (PS4)

Racing 15 January 2019

A racing game based on the eponymous Amazon Prime show. In The Grand Tour Game, you play as Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May, and face various challenges straight from the show.

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WRC 7 (PS4)
WRC 7 (PS4)

Racing 15 September 2017

Another installment in a series of rally games developed by Kylotonn Racing Games. The game has the license of FIA World Rally Championship, so during the campaign, the player takes part in 13 authentic rally competitions - which offer the same number of locations and 63 special stages. Apart from that, representations of authentic drivers were included, next to the sponsors' commercials. In terms of the driving physics, WRC 7 develops the concepts from the previous game. Above all, the creators introduced changes into the game physics, due to the technical improvements brought to this year's cars. Furthermore, the developer removed smaller issues, such as too short braking distances. All of this made the experience slightly more challenging than before, as well as more realistic. The game offers both single player and multiplayer modes, in addition to a local split-screen variant.

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Wreckfest (PS4)
Wreckfest (PS4)

Racing 27 August 2019

A dynamic racing game developed by the creators of the cult FlatOut series and the last two iterations of the almost equally famous Ridge Racer series – Finnish studio Bugbear Entertainment. The game takes inspiration from the previous works of the studio, focusing on crazy rivalry, unrestrained with fair play rules. Apart from having the best lap time and being the first one to cross the finish line, you should also eliminate your opposition as brutally as you can. Therefore, the races overflow with vicious competition, and the tracks quickly become covered with car wrecks of the defeated. The game features complex car customization both in terms of appearance and performance. From the technical side, the game catches the eye with well-polished graphics and advanced damage system, which impacts not only how the cars look but also how they behave. You can race alone, competing against AI, or take part in one of many crazy multiplayer modes.

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