Niche Spotlight – Inertial Drift

Inertial Drift

Today’s Spotlight is Inertial Drift, an arcade racing game by Level 91 Entertainment and PQube Limited.

Take on rival racers in 1v1 events in single player, and local and online multiplayer. Drift through retro-futuristic cities and vibrant country roads using the game’s simple but elegant twin stick control system. Inertial Drift also features 16 unique cars with their own special characteristics to master. You can find a launch trailer below.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:


1v1 Arcade Racing
Set in a 90’s retro future, Inertial Drift is an Arcade Racer with a devastatingly unique handling model and unbelievably satisfying twin-stick drift mechanics. Inertial Drift offers a whole new level of accessibility and challenge to the arcade racing genre – for a driving experience genuinely unlike anything you’ve played before.

Unique Twin-Stick Controls
The left stick is used for steering, while the right hand Drift Stick gives you independent control over your drift. Intuitive for new players and uniquely challenging for pros.

Fiercely Individual Cars
Each one of the 16 cars is a totally different beast, with unique characteristics to master. Get behind the wheel of Sport hatchbacks, Coupe’s, Supercars & more!

20 Demanding Tracks
Tear through neon city streets, race around rural temple complexes and hurtle down winding mountain passes.

Retro Future World
Each racetrack is set within a bold and distinctive environment. Including vibrant cityscapes, coastal sunsets, gorgeous starry skies and snow-capped peaks.

Single Player Modes
With 7 race event types there is plenty of opportunity to perfect your craft! Get competitive in a mix of races, head-to-heads, time trials and style showdowns!

Multiplayer Modes
Think you’ve mastered the perfect drift? What better way to prove it. Take on other racers via local co-op and online multiplayer.

Inertial Drift is available on Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One for $19.99.

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Frank Streva


Niche Gamer’s resident indie expert. Digs through the Steam new releases so you don’t have to. Massive fan of miniature and board games as well.