Latest News - 12th April, 2019

Hotlap Heroes will be available on Steam (early access) from the 12th April! - Click here to find out more and get your copy!

What controllers can I use to play Hotlap Heroes?

Hotlap Heroes has wide support for many wired and wireless controllers across all formats, in addition users can play with their iOS or Android mobile devices using either the "Hotlap Heroes: Controller" app available from the App Store / Google Play Store.

Why won't the "Hotlap Heroes : Controller" app connect?

Please make sure you are using the latest version of the controller app, then check that your mobile device is connected to the same WiFi network that the main Hotlap Heroes game is connected to.

My device is on the same WiFi network as the main game, but still won't connect. What is going on?

Wifi routers are all different, so it could a number of different issues:
1. Check that Multicast is enabled on your router
2. Ensure ports 2015 and 2016 are enabled for the UDP protocol for the LAN
3. Some routers don't allow multicast between wifi and wired connections, in this scenario you can enter the IP address of the main game manually. Just hit the help button on the controller app and follow the instructions.

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I selected Race / Practice - how do I use my chosen controller and start an event?

You can add and remove any connected controller at the Lobby screen by pushing the button shown next to the controller listed on screen - any mobile devices running the "Hotlap Heroes : Controller" app will also be displayed in the lobby. There must be at least one connected device before you can start an event.

I don't like auto throttle. Can I have more refined controls in the "Hotlap Heroes: Controller app"?

Absolutely, tap the cog icon in the top left of the screen during an event to toggle between control layouts. The expert mode layout gives you full control over throttle and brake.

My car is stuck and I can't reverse, what should I do?

Use "reset" to place your car back on the track - if you are using the Siri Remote on Apple TV you can double click the touchpad to reset your car back on to the track.

How many people can play Hotlap Heroes at the same time?

On Steam, Apple TV, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV Hotlap Heroes support up to 8 players at once, the Amazon Fire TV Stick version supports up to a maximum of 4 players.

Windows 10 notifications sometimes get in the way of gameplay - is there anything I can do?

These notifications can be disabled in Windows 10 by right clicking the start button, clicking on "System", then "Notifications & Actions" and then disabling "Get notifications from apps and other senders" - happy racing!

GO GO GO! The latest free track update to Hotlap Heroes is OUT NOW! Forest Falls is now available, players using mobile devices will want to grab the updated controller app also! #appletv #AndroidTV #indidev #gamedev #screenshotsaturday #madewithunity #unity3d #Motorsport pic.twitter.com/7zL9VhHJU5

— Hotlap Heroes (@HotlapHeroes) December 6, 2017

As if you needed another excuse to drift... new smoke effects!#madewithunity #gamedev #indiedev #unity3d #ComingSoon #Motorsport #screenshotsaturday #smoke #VFX #drift #gaming pic.twitter.com/sHk7WQ2zR3

— Hotlap Heroes (@HotlapHeroes) February 27, 2019

...under and over and under and over - 8 players tackle the elevation at Forest Falls! #screenshotsaturday #madewithunity #gamedev #indiedev #Motorsport #Racing #AppleTV #androidtv #gaming #unity3d pic.twitter.com/BsAbK82Aqs

— Hotlap Heroes (@HotlapHeroes) December 2, 2017