CSR Racing 2: Legends

App review by
Paul Semel, Common Sense Media
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Simplistic drag racing game you can pay to win.

Parents say

age 11+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 9+
Based on 4 reviews

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Ease of Play

The game uses simple touch controls and is easy to learn.


Players use in-game currency to buy new cars, as well as to upgrade and customize ones they already own, which can either be earned by playing or bought with real money. Game features cars from such companies as Subaru, Dodge, and Ferrari.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that CSR Racing 2: Legends is a drag racing game for iOS and Android devices. Aside from setting a bad example for would-be drivers, it has no objectionable content. Commercially speaking, it features real cars from such companies as Chevrolet, Bentley, Alfa Romeo, to name a few. Players can buy these cars, or the parts needed to upgrade or customize them, by spending in-game currency earned through playing or paid for with real-world money. Read the developer's privacy policy for details on how your (or your kids') information is collected, used, and shared, and any choices you may have in the matter, and note that privacy policies and terms of service frequently change.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byRogueOutlaw May 8, 2020

Was good at first

It was really a fun game when I first got it, but after awhile, it started going downhill. It became just like many other pay to play games. Then the lag starte... Continue reading
Adult Written byCSR2MODS April 17, 2020


everything is p2w [cars,parts,s6,fusion parts]
p2w and pawtoprogess
Teen, 14 years old Written byCsr 2 boosted kid February 11, 2021

Absolutely brilliant

I love this game it’s so fun I have come so far in game
Teen, 14 years old Written byGamersnews32 June 4, 2019

Drag Racing sequel is very disappointing, pay to win game

Microtransactions! This game is filled with them. You either use real money to get in game currency for better cars in lower tiers, or just pay for more play. L... Continue reading

What's it about?

CSR RACING 2: LEGENDS has a story about you working your way up through the ranks of local street racers. Players will select a vehicle and test their racing skills against opponents. Depending on how well they do, they'll earn money that can be used to purchase new vehicles, giving them another way to prove themselves to be the best racer around. They can also customize their vehicles, trying to get an edge over their competition.

Is it any good?

Thanks to overly simplistic, redundant gameplay, and other issues, this illegal street drag racing game is as much fun as getting a speeding ticket. In CSR Racing 2: Legends, you engage in a series of drag races against both computer-controlled opponents and other players. But unlike the real thing, drag racing in this game doesn't take much skill. You simply have to time it so you hit the gas when it's in the green to get a good start, and then again to shift up when you should. You can also hit the nitrous when you need a boost. But that's all there is to this, and once you get the timing down, it's not much of a challenge.

This is particularly true since winning races isn't as much about skill as it is about having a better car than your opponent, something you can easily do by playing a lot or, well, paying a lot. It also doesn't help that the game suffers from long load times and annoying, redundant music. All of which, if you'll forgive a pun as obvious as this game, is why CSR Racing 2: Legends is a real drag.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about driving safely. In CSR Racing 2: Legends, players have to break the law by speeding on city streets, but do you think, by not showing these cars getting into bad accidents, that it fails to show how dangerous these races can be?

  • Do you think it's a good idea to spend money on CSR Racing 2: Legends when you can just earn the cash you need by playing?

App details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
  • Price: free with microtransactions
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: December 14, 2018
  • Category: Racing Games
  • Topics: Cars and Trucks
  • Size: 3300.00 MB
  • Publisher: NaturalMotion Games Ltd.
  • Version: 2.1.0
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 9.0 or later; Android 4.4 and up
  • Last updated: December 9, 2020

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