KartRider: Drift Closed Beta Announced at Sony’s State of Play Event | Business

LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 27, 2021–

The next entry in Nexon’s phenomenal success KartRider the racing franchise is almost here! Announced at today’s Sony State of Play event, multiplatform sensation KartRider: Drift will launch its closed beta starting December 8, 4:00 p.m. Pacific, through December 15, ending at 5:00 a.m. Pacific. Access to KartRider: Drift The closed beta will be available for PC on the launcher from Nexon and Steam, in addition to being available to console gamers on Xbox One and, for the first time, PlayStation® 4.

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KartRider: Drift Closed Beta announced at Sony’s State of Play event (Graphic: Business Wire)

Get ready to deliver new thrills in the beloved Nexon racing franchise, KartRider: Drift offers unparalleled customization of characters and karts. Go-karts can be personalized like never before, allowing players to transform their races to reflect their indoor racing personality. To make sure your ride represents who you are on the track, the in-game customizable options range from player-created kart skins to unique character costumes. Players can fine tune these items, tinker with them to immediately create the ultimate kart.

KartRider: Drift offers gamers the fastest drift-fueled racing experience with stunning graphics delivered via Unreal® Engine 4, created from the ground up for dynamic online play. Challenge your friends no matter what platform they are playing on and enjoy the absence of barriers with no pay walls or paid racing items.

To pre-register for access to the closed beta, visit the official website KartRider: Drift to place.

KartRider: Drift is published by Nexon.

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On KartRider: Drifthttp://kartriderdrift.com

Originally launched in 2004, KartRider was the first title in Nexon’s kart racing series , and has subsequently grown in popularity in Asia and beyond, bringing together over 380 million players in the seventeen years since its release. As a franchisee, KartRider established a strong brand in Asian markets and a huge eSports presence in Korea with the official league starting in 2005. It continues to be the oldest eSports league to this day.

KartRider: Drift is a new multiplayer kart racing board game, taking inspiration from previous franchise titles, offering drift-fueled racing action and featuring multiple game modes and in-depth customization of karts and player-created characters . Available on Steam, the Nexon Launcher, PlayStation and Xbox, KartRider: Drift offers free online cross-platform play and progression to challenge your friends no matter which platform they choose.

About Nexon America Inc.https://www.nexon.com/

Founded in 2005, Nexon America Inc. offers exceptional expertise in free online gaming and live support, building on the strengths of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) and applying them to a Western audience only. Nexon America has always supported iconic franchises such as Maple history and Mabinogi for over a decade, which have broken records and captivated players. With new projects on the horizon, Nexon America maintains the pioneering and innovative spirit of its parent company, using its player-centric approach, while designing the best possible gaming experiences for the Western market.


Closed Beta progress will not carry over to the official game at launch.

If you are interested in receiving a key for the KartRider: Drift Closed beta, please email the Nexon press team at [email protected]

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CONTACT: Brian Klotz

Nexon America

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