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Real Racing 3 for Android

By Electronic Arts Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Apr 18, 2013

You and your friends need a Playstation 3 or Xbox 360 to play great racing games together, right? Wrong! Real Racing 3 gives you an incredible racing experience on your smartphone or tablet. With real, customizable cars, amazing graphics, and hundreds of levels, there probably isn't a better racing simulator on Android.

The app takes an absurdly long time to load when you first play it. It took upwards of 30 minutes to actually get to the game during testing. Your best bet is to leave it downloading while you work on something else. Once you're finally playing Real Racing 3, you'll realize what the wait is for. The game's graphics are downright breathtaking as far as Android games go. They could even be mistaken for current-generation console games. The controls are smooth and easy to master, too. The app requires you to log in to play, but lets you do it through Facebook for easy setup. You can play against your friends or any series of Facebook opponents, but the matches are all time-lapsed. This makes the game run smoothly on even the lightest of processors and conserves battery life. There are tons of levels and cars, but most of them require a huge chunk of the in-game currency to unlock.

If you're used to the ads and frequent unlocks that come with smartphone games, you'll love this one. The graphics alone should make Real Racing 3 skyrocket to the top of the charts. The fact that it has plenty of content to unlock just makes it even more worthwhile. If you're a fan of racing games, you want this download.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.0.59

  • Fixed download issues for players encountering problems using 3G and 4G networks
  • Fixed some crash issues on particular devices
  • Addressed notification issues for alerting players when cars are ready
  • Fixed support for offline play
  • General

    Release March 22, 2013
    Date Added March 22, 2013
    Version 1.0.59

    Operating Systems

    Operating Systems Android
    Additional Requirements REQUIRES ANDROID: 2.3.3 and up


    Total Downloads 13,215
    Downloads Last Week 3
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    Developer's Description

    Hyper-realistic. Pure fun. And FREE. Real Racing 3 sets a new standard for mobile racing games - it really must be experienced to be believed.

    Trailblazing new features include officially licensed tracks, an expanded 22-car grid, and over 45 meticulously detailed cars from makers like Porsche, Lamborghini, Dodge, Bugatti, and Audi. Plus, racing with friends gets kicked into another dimension with the reality-bending Time Shifted Multiplayer(TSM) technology.

    **This is a highly detailed game of superior quality. Please make sure you have at least 2GB of free space on your device.**


    Featuring Real Racing's largest roster of cars yet, don't miss our new manufacturers like Porsche, Lamborghini, Dodge, Bugatti, and Audi. Take the wheels of over 45 intensely detailed racers and test your skills on an authentic 22-car race grid - for the first time on mobile.


    In another first for the Real Racing series, burn rubber on a full lineup of real tracks in multiple configurations from top locations around the world, including Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Silverstone, Hockenheimring, and many more.


    Like nothing you've seen before, our innovative new Time Shifted Multiplayer lets you race anyone, anytime - even if they're offline! Every career event is filled with fully interactive, AI-controlled time-shifted versions of your Game Center or Facebook friends, as well as other players from around the world.


    Compete in over 900 events like cup races, eliminations, endurance challenges, and drag races. Upgrade your car parts to maximize performance. See the action through a variety of camera angles and fine-tune the controls to your personal preference.


    Powered by the remarkable new Mint 3 Engine, Real Racing 3 features persistent car damage, fully functioning rear view mirrors, and dynamic reflections for a super-enhanced racing reality. Enjoy a rich, next-gen game with the most advanced cross-platform social and competitive racing community ever. Real Racing 3 delivers it all.

    Welcome to the definitive racing experience for everyone, everywhere.


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