Humans have an interesting obsession with cars and even if you're not one of them, it nevertheless feels good to go fast in games like Drift Hunters. However, as cars became more complex and advanced, speed just became one part of their overall performance. IT wasn't just about going fast anymore, it was about going fast, maintaining control, and showing off your skills. This is how drift racing became and continues to be so popular considering how difficult it is to do it and even harder to maintain it. Even in games, being a skillful racer and drifter is a challenge.
About Drift Hunters
Car games range from racing to full-on open-world adventures, but they work in being able easy to jump into for a few minutes. You can aim to go for a smooth drive or try to wreck the car in the most spectacular way which makes us realize that we just want variety from such games. This game offers it in terms of the available cars that you can buy which you can then customize to a high degree. It's teaching you about cars while giving you the opportunity to build a car that's suited to your tastes and your play style.
How to Play
Drift Hunters is a 3D racing game that is controlled mainly with the keyboard. It does have a bit of controller support in using the Left Analog Stick to drive, but it can be difficult to use what's there in tandem with the keys.
- W/Up Arrow - Accelerate
- S/Down Arrow - Reverse
- A/Left Arrow - Turn Left
- D/Right Arrow - Turn Right
- Spacebar – Brake
The goal of the game is to be the best drifter you can be. Once you've got your car all set, select the "Race" option and then choose a track. You'll spawn at the starting line and after a short countdown, you'll be able to take off. As you speed up, slow down, and handle turns, you'll have opportunities to initiate a drift. You can start drifting by going hard into a turn or using the brake with the drift being indicated by the appearing skidmarks. As you drift, a combo counter will appear above the car and will keep rising as you maintain a drift. The longer you drift, the higher you score, and the more you earn.
Tips and Tricks
The cars in this game are pretty sensitive to movement which puts them at risk of spinning out or flipping over. Because of this, you should practice driving in one of the "Playground" tracks that give you plenty of space to drive around. You should also experiment with different cars to see what feels right.
Build your Drift Hunters Car
The game puts a lot of attention into customizing and fixing up your car how you want it right from the main menu.
- Cars - Gives you a selection of base models to buy and alter.
- Parts - Change the different parts of your car to affect different aspects of its performance.
- Tuning - Change more precise elements about the car such as its height to influence its maneuverability.
- Visuals - Change the color and appearance of your car,
- Developer: Bonecracker Games
- Platforms: Web Browser (PC and mobile), iOS, and Android
- Languages: English
Is Drift Hunters free to play?
On both the Web Browser and mobile devices, this drift game is free to play and download. However, they offer in-game purchases if you want quicker access to new cars and more.