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KartRider Drift

KartRider Drift is a free-to-play cross-platform 3D online multiplayer kart-racing game based on 2004’s popular Crazyracing KartRider game. The game features wacky tracks, unique kart designs, and item pickups that can be used during the race to gain an advantage against other racers.

Publisher: Nexon
Playerbase: TBA
Type: Racing
Release Date: TBA
Pros: +Colorful, high-quality visuals. +Simple controls and mechanics. +Fun and addictive gameplay. +In-depth kart customization. +Unique track designs.
Cons: -Limited game modes. -Drifting takes a while to get used to.


KartRider Drift Overview

Unleash the adorable speed demon in you in KartRider Drift, an arcade-style online kart racing game set in the colorful KartRider universe. Choose to play as one of four iconic characters from the beloved kart racing franchise and race against 7 other players for the top spot on the podium. Cruise through wacky race tracks set in various environments including sandy deserts, creepy cemeteries, lush forest roads, and frozen glaciers. Pick-up a variety of items along the way that you can use to distract, disable, and slow down the competition or protect you from the effects of their items. Master the art of drifting to get extra speed boosts that will help you leave the other racers in the dust. Glam up your characters and upgrade your favorite karts with a wide range of parts, cosmetics, and character skins. Put your driving skills to the test with item pickups disabled in Speed Mode where track mastery, drifting, and pure skill is the key to victory.

KartRider Drift Key Features:

  • Classic Arcade-Style Kart Racing – push your driving skills to the limit in fun and fast-paced kart races where mastery, quick wits, and timing will go a long way to helping you secure the top spot.
  • Colorful UE-4 Visuals – cruise through unique, wacky, and colorful tracks across a variety of environments from dusty deserts to frigid ice glaciers.
  • Multiple Game Modes – choose to race with item pickups in Item Mode or test your skills and track mastery in Speed Mode.
  • In-Depth Kart & Character Customization – tweak your kart’s performance and cross the finish line in style with hundreds of unlockable parts and character skins.
  • Cross-Platform Support – race against players from all over the world in classic arcade style matches with full cross-play support for PC and Xbox.

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KartRider Drift Screenshots


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System Requirements

KartRider Drift System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 or above (64-bit)
CPU: Intel i5 Quadcore CPU or above
Video Card: GeForce GTX 760 or above
Hard Disk Space: 30 GB available space

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 or above (64-bit)
CPU: Intel i5 Quadcore CPU or above
Video Card: GeForce GTX 760 or above
Hard Disk Space: 30 GB available space


KartRider Drift Music & Soundtrack

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Additional Info

KartRider Drift Additional Information

Developer: Nexon Korea Corp.
Publisher: Nexon America

Platforms: PC, Xbox One

Engine: Unreal Engine 4

Closed Beta 1: December 5 - 8, 2019
Closed Beta 2: June 3 - June 10, 2020

Development History / Background:

KartRider Drift is a free-to-play 3D online multiplayer kart-racing game developed and published by Nexon. The global version of the game was first announced on November 14, 2019 during Microsoft’s Xbox X019 convention in London. Nexon ran a short closed beta test from December 5 – 8, 2019 followed by a second closed from June 3 to June 10, 2020. The game is scheduled to launch in 2020.

KartRider Drift is available on PC and Xbox One and is the first game in the KartRider franchise to offer full cross-platform play.