Start those engines, grab the wheel, and put the pedal to the metal. We've wrapped up the very best racing games for Xbox One in 2018.

Country roads

Forza Horizon 4

Microsoft's latest, Forza Horizon 4, is an accessible arcade racer ideal for any gamer. Staged in the British countryside, it presents leading visuals and a huge open-world filled with activities.

$59 at Amazon

Full throttle

Forza Motorsport 7

Forza Motorsport 7 is one for track fanatics, framed as the biggest, most ambitious racer Microsoft has attempted. It's the poster child for Xbox One X, packing 700 cars and stacks of circuits in 4K and 60 FPS.

$28 at Amazon

Muddy mayhem

DiRT 4

Taking racing beyond the roads, DiRT 4 is the premier Xbox One rally experience in 2018. There are different vehicles, locations, and conditions on offer, coming as close to (or as far from) reality as desired.

$29 at Amazon

Supersonic racing

F1 2018

The latest official Formula 1 game encapsulates every aspect of the lightning-fast single-seater series. You can now further tune the experience to your liking, without losing immersion in its glitz and glamor.

$50 at Amazon

Big leagues

Project Cars 2

If striving for a deeper simulation, Project Cars 2 could be for you. Fixing problems that plagued its predecessor, this realistic racer is looking better than ever on Microsoft's console.

$19 at Amazon

Open-world wonder

The Crew 2

The Crew 2 is a wild amalgamation of cars, bikes, boats, and planes set in a digital open-world take on the U.S. There are hours of activities and locations to explore, wrapped in sleek 4K visuals.

$52 at Amazon

Pure carnage

Burnout Paradise Remastered

Insane speed, wild jumps, and absurd accidents return in Burnout Paradise's revival for modern consoles. After a full makeover, everything about this classic arcade racer is hard not to love.

$20 at Amazon

Join the stampede

ONRUSH

ONRUSH isn't your normal racer, in that there's no finishing first. With more vehicular battles than racing, bash, smash and leap your way ahead of the competition.

$30 at Amazon

Explore the outback

Forza Horizon 3

Despite Forza Horizon 4's arrival, 2016's hit predecessor is still worth your time. If you favor the sunny beaches and jungles, Microsoft's digital Australia stows hours of gas-guzzling fun.

$25 at Amazon

Microsoft's latest racing entry, Forza Horizon 4, is easily among the top games on Xbox One today – even for those who aren't fans of the genre. While titles like DiRT 4 and F1 2018 may have limited appeal, these deliver a perfected approach to their classes of motoring. Regardless, no matter which game you play, there's value to be found in all these Xbox One racers.

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