NASCAR Rivals Game Modes, Features and More

NASCAR Rivals, which was revealed through another retail post last week, has revealed its game modes and features through its store page on Best Buy’s website.

Launching for Nintendo Switch on October 14, 2022, NASCAR Rivals will be the official NASCAR video game for Motorsport Games’ 2022 racing season. The game contains the teams, drivers, cars and the schedule of the current season.

Included in the new game will be a paint booth that first appeared in NASCAR 21 Ignition. In addition, the game has multiplayer lobbies for 40 players. That said, there is no mention of whether private lobbies will be available.

NASCAR Rivals Game Modes and Features

The information below is all straight from the Best Buy list.

Career mode

Join an existing NASCAR Cup Series team or create your own in this revamped Career Mode that lets you build your legacy and compete for the NASCAR Cup Series title.

race now

Select any driver and compete on every track in the NASCAR Cup Series 2022 season schedule, with options to change race length, tire and fuel consumption, and more.

Challenge Mode

Brand new challenges in which players try to beat or perform scenarios inspired by real events on the track.

Online Multiplayer

Race online with up to 40 players in online lobbies

Split screen multiplayer

Fight it against your friends in full racing weekends with AI or solo

Local multiplayer

Compete with up to 16 players via Bluetooth to connect locally

Paint booth

Even more improvements, including new number fonts, sponsor stickers and schemes.

Gameplay Improvements

Improved AI, more camera options for players and DNFs.

Joy-Con Wheel Compatibility

Put control in your hands with the Nintendo Joy-Con Wheel Pair to race in single-player or split-screen multiplayer modes


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