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Pre-registration opens for highly anticipated racing game Kartrider: Drift

Kartrider: Drift

Players can now register ahead of global launch to redeem a special reward

SEOUL – Aug. 19, 2022 – Upcoming party kart-racer KartRider: Drift is now open for pre-registration to racers in preparation for its launch on PC (Nexon’s launcher or Steam), Xbox One, PlayStation4 and mobile. Those who sign up will receive special character Model Student Diz when the game officially launches.

KartRider: Drift boasts multiple game features that deliver exciting racing gameplay such as:

  • Awesome Game Modes – Racers can test their grit in “Speed Mode,” a fast-paced mode that will test racer’s reaction skills and strategy using the boost. “Item Mode” offers a wide variety of usable items to attack opposing teams or defend their allies. Finally, racers can challenge their friends in “Custom Race.”
  • Crisp GraphicsKartRider: Drift delivers bright and colorful graphics directly to PC, console and mobile racers’ screens.
  • Full Customization (Livery) – Almost every kart’s features can be customized to fit each player’s individual style.

Kartrider: Drift

Each platform KartRider: Drift launches on will have an exclusive character and kart theme. Racers can claim this exclusive through playing the game within 90 days of its global launch. Each platform exclusive is redeemable only once per account.

KartRider: Drift is an upcoming multiplayer kart racing party game, taking inspiration from earlier titles in the franchise, delivering drift-fueled racing action and featuring multiple game modes and deep player-created kart and character customization in stunning Unreal® Engine 4 graphics. KartRider: Drift offers free-to-play online cross-platform play and progression to challenge friends.

Originally launched in 2004, KartRider was the first title in Nexon’s kart racing series and subsequently gained huge popularity in Asia and beyond, amassing more than 300 million players during its 18 years of release. As a franchise, KartRider has established a strong brand across Asian markets and a huge eSports presence in Korea with the official league starting in 2005. It continues to be the longest running eSports league to date.

For more information about KartRider: Drift, fans can visit the the pre-registration website.

About NEXON Co. Ltd.

Founded in 1994, NEXON Co., Ltd. (Nexon) (3659.TO) is a company engaged in the production, development and operation of online games and Virtual Worlds. First listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in December 2011, Nexon was placed on JPX400 in 2015 and added to the Nikkei Stock Index 300 in 2017. In 2020, Nexon was added to the Nikkei 225. Nexon currently has more than 45 live games on multiple platforms including mobile and available in more than 190 countries. Major game franchises include MapleStory, KartRider and Dungeon&Fighter. In 2021, Nexon completed the acquisition of Embark Studios AB, a company based in Stockholm, Sweden, developing multiple projects for global release.

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