Enter the world of professional competitive drift and win online series amongst hundreds of other players to become the living legend. Buy, tune, trade, unite and conquer the drift scene.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (85) - 51% of the 85 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (3,216) - 49% of the 3,216 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 11, 2016

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“This is a huge and ambitious project for a really tiny studio. We want to take our time and make sure we've done everything right and shaped in just the way it needs to be. Join us on this ride and help to build the world of High Octane Drift.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“It's kind of difficult for us to plan estimated time of arrival, no luck with timing anyway. Cool scientific formulas say it's going to be no more than eight months. Maybe ten.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We would like to make a good looking, easy scaling game about competitive drifting racing and car-loving community. For that, we need to test and polish lots of features and produce some content for that features before going full. You know, like online Drifting Series, based on eSports with rich stats feature (all of it deserves a chapter); teams, filled with reasonable meaning; more sensible modding tools and pipelines. To end it and show off our ambitions I say we want to research the possibilities to extend our "meetup scene" to something more open-world-ish. Not NMS ambitious.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“It's totally playable. You can drift with others, buy cars, trade em, tune them with more than 1500+ aftermarket parts, make your own liveries, participate in certain events and some other things. General updates, like drifting series and teams already giving roots and waited to be tested.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Micro-transaction prices shouldn't change drastically.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Actually, it was the community of VK.com players, which helped us to shape the future of the game. We are heavily relying on a community and would like to make the most of Steam Workshop tools.
We've already implemented the ability to preview and upload car models to Steam Workshop (will open this feature in no time after Early Access release). We would like some gearheads to tune new cars, so we're going to produce tools for that. Also, we're researching a pipeline for those, who would like to submit new tracks to us.”
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February 20

About the global update

Hello, Driftheads!

It's been a while. Yup, we're working full-time to take High Octane Drift to a whole new standards. Written from a scratch more realistic physics, more details on tracks, better effects and more gameplay.
In the course of getting it all together, we will publish more news updates on new aspects. You probably heard it before, but we didn't have special guys to take this over. Now we do. Meet Apro and CFW. These will take care on community activities and russian propoganda.

We're moving towards more skilled and rewarding drifting within Drifting series. One of our official in-house series will be United Drift Championship (UDC). Drifting series will be covered in details in later posts.

In the meantime, we are finishing tracks for UDC. Accidentally, they are the same as Formula Drift 2018 Pro Championship tracks with the same layouts. Long Beach, Orlando, Atlanta, NJ, Monroe, St.Louis, Texas and Final Round track. Speaking of which. Previous finals were held in legendary Irwindale. This year's final will take place in Las Vegas, due to Irwindale management announcement about seizing its operations. Somewhere by the end of 2017, they've made another breaking news - money were found and they will be kicking for at least next five years. So, where should we take our players for final round of UDC 2018 seasons: Las Vegas or Irwindale? Write your opinion in comments!

Anyway, as we're getting where we wanted, we've planned some posts to cover new major things. Keep it up!

Current status
Internal testing intensifies.
We're actively testing, fixing and optimizing everything that we've found. Next phase will be closed testing and then open testing.

Community activity
  • First of all: Thanks to all those who believe in us, helps and makes this game better and more interesting. You are best! (haters too:D)
  • Community manager CFW was launched Discord-server, welcome: HOD Legacy!!!
  • On the Discord-server there are:
    • Rules
    • Moderators
    • Support
    • Game news
    • Many sorted chats
    • Good atmosphere
    • Good cars settings
  • Also subscribe to our Instagram @highoctanedrift.official
  • The news will be published more often. Now Apro is responsible for them.
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About This Game

High Octane Drift is a realistic 3d racing game about drifting motorsport, filled with full-throttle fun and a healthy competitive spirit. You start as a rookie in a live drifting community, earning reputation and cash to build your unique drifting car, gather your crew and win top class High Octane drifting series.
  • Realtime multiplayer up to 32 players;
  • Evergrowing collection of cars with changeable aerodynamic elements;
  • 1500+ performance parts for 20+ swappable engines;
  • Customizable suspension, gear ratios and wheel lock angles for fine tuning;
  • Create and upload your very own car liveries for everybody to see;
  • Build rare parts in a workshop for ultimate performance;
  • Team up to beat other crews;
  • Participate in different events and championships to get exclusive prizes and fame;

System Requirements

    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 x64
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo [3.0GHz] or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ [3.2GHz]
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 [512 MB] or ATI Radeon HD 5670 [512 MB]
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1024 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 10 x64
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 [3.20GHz] or AMD FX-6300 [3.5Ghz]
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 [2 GB] or AMD Radeon HD 7870 [2 GB]
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1024 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
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