Tag created in June 2017
Racing's popularity amongst developers
This chart displays the games released over the years with the Racing tag and the percentage of total Steam releases they represent. The number of releases gives a sense of the amount of games published each year. It often increases, following the total amount of Steam games released.
The percentage gives a better estimate of the tag's trend. It shows if the Racing tag is getting more or less popular amongst developers. The Review chart can let us know if this trend is a positive thing (i.e. players interest for the tag is growing) or a negative one (the tag is overcrowded).
The Racing game tag peaked in 2022 with 428 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.5% in 2011 and 0.26% in 2021.
Bear in mind that 2023 is not over yet. The number of releases will continue to increase, but the percentage is already a good estimate of things to come.
Racing's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Racing tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. If the normalized and average lines are too small, you can deactivate the review count and % of the average lines by clicking on the legend.
The review count gives a view of the sheer amount of reviews a tag receives, but it also follows the popularity of Steam itself. That is why the normalized value as a percentage of all Steam reviews is often more interesting, as it gives you the popularity trend for Racing tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 21 (2010) and 584 (2015) reviews. Bear in mind that it is the average, and it can be strongly influenced by extreme values, like the release of a very popular game with this tag.
The reviews per game as a percentage of the average show that games in the Racing tag received between 59% (2010) and 138% (2021) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Racing
This chart displays the evolution of the Racing tag's games price in USD over time, as well as the percentage of free games in this tag. Don't forget that a price should slowly increase year-on-year just to keep up with inflation.
The median price for Racing games peaked in 2008 at 9.99$, and bottomed in 2018 at 4.99$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2020 at 15%, and bottomed in 2022 at 2%.
Positive reviews ratio for Racing, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Racing tag, separated by language. It helps estimate how different audiences judge a game with this tag. A lower rating doesn't always mean that the audience doesn't enjoy that particular tag, as some cultures tend to always give lower scores. But it will affect a game's rating nonetheless.
The best rating for Racing games is 94% for the Romanian audience, and the worst is 74% for the Japanese audience.
DRIVING THIS RECKLESS IS NO ACCIDENT! But you might want to cause a few. In these high-speed races, the more damage you inflict, the better. The ultimate in turbo-charged cars and the craziest competitor drivers are waiting to test your best destructive streak. Responsible drivers need not apply.
|9.99||96.1%||Dec 21, 2006|
Xpand Rally is a breathtaking game that gives you the true to life experience of driving powerful rally cars amidst photorealistic sceneries. Realistic weather effects, rolling hills, and animated scenery all add to game's visual perfection.
|4.99||81%||Aug 24, 2006|
|Xpand Rally Xtreme|
Xpand Rally Xtreme shows the true climate and conditions of rally racing. Dangerous, technical tracks, based on the world's hardest special stages full of moguls,jumps,grooves and tight hairpins. By winning races amass funds for faster cars and repairs.
|4.99||78.9%||Oct 8, 2008|
|RACE - The WTCC Game|
The Official WTCC Game | RACE is the first ever game to be focused on the hard hitting, intense action of the exciting WTCC championship which is exploding in popularity all over the world. Based on WTCC, one of only three official FIA world championships next to Formula 1 and WRC, RACE features the complete WTCC championship season of...
|39.99||80%||Nov 24, 2006|
|RACE: Caterham Expansion|
Celebrating the 50-year anniversary of Caterham Cars Ltd, RACE fans can now expand the WTCC Experience with this exceptional series of classic sportscars. RACE: CATERHAM introduces a total of 60 individual new cars/car skins based on some of the most exciting models in the Caterham sports car range, including the Caterham CSR 200, CSR...
|4.99||50%||Jun 22, 2007|
|Ducati World Championship|
Feel the rush of motorcycle racing with Ducati World Championship. Select your machine from over 70 original Ducati models, perfectly simulated replicas of the real thing. With Ducati World Championship you don't have to settle on one model - you can have them all!
|4.99||41.5%||Sep 21, 2007|
|Trackmania United Forever|
TrackMania is the most entertaining car racing game ever. Millions of players play it in single or multiplayer modes. TrackMania United Forever is the ultimate TrackMania edition thanks to the numerous additions and innovations it has to offer.
|29.99||94.4%||Apr 16, 2008|
|Death Track®: Resurrection|
Do you have what it takes to Survive? Death Track: Resurrection is a racing/action title that takes players into a post-apocalyptic, not-too-distant future where traditional sports have been replaced by far more violent entertainment.
|2.99||64.7%||May 6, 2009|
UpdateSimBin Studios expands the hit racing game, RACE 07 with the Andy Priaulx Crowne Plaza Raceway free add-on. Free for owners of RACE 07, this add-on features a brand new island track and new cars from triple World Champion Andy Priaulx in his BMW 320si WTCC and Fabrizio Giovanardi in his Vauxhall Vectra VXR.Real Cars, Real Racing...
|3.99||89.3%||Oct 15, 2007|
|GTR 2 FIA GT Racing Game|
The Game That Revolutionized the Racing Genre.
|7.99||92.2%||Dec 12, 2012|
|TrackMania Nations Forever|
A free game in the truest sense of the word, TrackMania Nations Forever lets you drive at mind-blowing speeds on fun and spectacular tracks in solo and multiplayer modes.TrackMania Nations Forever offers a new "Forever" version of the Stadium environment, a solid solo mode and 65 brand new, progressively challenging tracks.
|Free||86.1%||Apr 16, 2008|
|Sprint Cars Road to Knoxville|
Buckle up. You're going for a ride. Race at speeds over 140 MPH on dirt, on the proving grounds for today's top professional drivers. Shoulder to shoulder sprint car racing makes for spectacular crashes, and white-knuckle driving. Start out as a small town star and work your way up through the ranks to become a national legend.
|9.99||60%||Jul 29, 2008|
|Midnight Outlaw: 6 Hours to SunUp|
Push Every Boundary...of Your Car and of the Law. Enter an explosive world where nitrous erupts and rubber burns. You live your life one race at a time and from midnight to dawn, the adrenaline is on. Feel the raw power of your super-charged engine as you punch the accelerator for cash and hard-won respect.
|9.99||21.9%||Jul 29, 2008|
|Trials 2: Second Edition|
RedLynx Trials 2 Second Edition is a spectacular motorcycle game featuring stunning graphics and addictive gameplay! 4 game types (race, flip, wheelie, dynamic)Race: Race against other players to compete levels as fast as possibleFlip: Try to make as many backflips or frontflips with your bikeWheelie: Drive on your backwheel for longest...
|9.99||84.9%||May 28, 2008|
|Monster Trucks Nitro|
Race, jump and nitroboost your way pass thrilling dynamic levels with your monster trucks. Earn medals and unlock new levels and vehicles. Lots of brilliant tracks Be fast but use also your wits to pass the tracks Improve your times and earn medals Collect the Nitro tanks to unleash special powers! Unlock extra trucks!
|19.99||61.4%||Jan 29, 2009|
Zero Gear is physically-fueled, online multiplayer kart combat madness. Deck out your kart and character before jumping into one of many different game modes. Outrageous kinematic gameplay and weapons make every round a blast. The potential for tiny vehicular mayhem has never been so humongous!
|4.99||80.4%||Jan 12, 2010|
Pyroblazer® is a futuristic combat racing game. Set amidst the awe-inspiring locations of New Apeiron, players get the opportunity to race through a multitude of environments using a wide selection of anti-gravity craft known as Blazers.
|4.99||N/A||Nov 13, 2008|
|Driver® Parallel Lines|
You were the fastest wheelman on the street. You were a legend. You were money. Until they set you up and sent you down. Twenty-eight years inside for someone else's crime. Now you're getting out. Guess what? You got a new job, it's called getting revenge.
|9.99||90.5%||Feb 13, 2009|
|Need for Speed: Shift|
Need for Speed™ SHIFT is an award-winning authentic racing game that combines the true driver’s experience with real-world physics, pixel-perfect car models, and a wide range of authentic race tracks. Need for Speed SHIFT takes players in a different direction to create a simulation experience that replicates the true feeling of driving...
|Free||76.9%||Oct 6, 2009|
|Crash Time 3|
Like its predecessors, Crash Time 3, the new installment of the well-known action racing game series, offers varied gameplay in top quality. The German game forge Synetic has once more taken the graphics engine a significant step further.
|5.99||84.7%||Nov 25, 2009|
|Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing|
SONIC AND SEGA ALL-STARS RACE FOR VICTORY IN A HIGH SPEED HIGH SKILL RACETRACK SHOWDOWN! TAKE TO THE TRACK BY CAR, MONSTER TRUCK, BIKE AND EVEN AEROPLANE IN SONIC & SEGA ALL-STARS RACING. Explore stunning new circuits including Sonic Seaside Hill, Curien Mansion and Blizzard Castle as you zip around medieval castle ramparts, hurtle...
|9.99||87%||Mar 3, 2010|
Features traditional time trial mode and 9 other game modes, including the popular “Capture the flag”, “Gate hunt” and “Pathfinder”.
|14.99||80.2%||Jan 24, 2012|