Anki Overdrive Starter Kit Review – Robots Programmed for Battle

Anki Overdrive Starter Kit

Race Against Time with the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit

The  Anki Overdrive Starter Kit is your first step on the road to an epic A.I. battle of monumental proportions. Anki Overdrive is to put it simply – the most intelligent battle racing system on the planet and will keep everyone glued to their seats for hours.

This is a serious racing system and makes the perfect gift for anyone over the age of 8 years. Why is so great? Well, every Supercar is a self-aware robot, driven by powerful artificial intelligence (A.I.) and the technology is so advanced that these robot cars keep learning as you keep playing. This makes it harder and harder to beat them!

  • Use your mobile device to control real robotic Supercars.
  • The Start Kit gives you 8 different battle fields (race tracks).
  • Can be expanded with additional tracks and supercars.
  • Requires compatible mobile device.
  • Continuous software updates.
  • Customizable weapons.
  • Build new tracks, swap out cars.
  • Supercars have optical sensors and 50MHz CPU.
  • 25+ different A.I. personalities.
  • The better you play, the better they become.
  • Easy to setup.



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Why buy the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit?

Anki Overdrive Starter KitKids love racing cars, computer games and tactical games and the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit has all of that and much more. This is so high tech that it is simply amazing, because the robot cars actually learn as you play.

Build a new track or change the track and the A.I. robot cars learn really fast and build up a new deadly strategy to overcome the changes. With continuous software updates, your tactical options are unlimited and the game always stays fresh.

The cars will race for around 25 minutes before they need to be recharged and charging time is only around 8 minutes or so. Grab your friends or family, build your track, customize your weapons and let the games begin!


Whats in the Box? 

Anki Overdrive Starter KitWhen you receive the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit in the mail, the box contains the following items:

  • 2 Robotic A.I. Supercars.
  • 6 curved track pieces.
  • 4 straight track pieces.
  • 2 riser pieces.
  • 1 x 4-car charging system.
  • 1 litre of cleaner.

Once you have your Startr Kit, you can add more Supercars and different track elements to really change it up and increase the complexity and tactical strategy required to come out as a champion Supercar Driver.


Minimum requirements to use the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit

You need a mobile device that has iOS 8 or higher – Bluetooth 4.00 (with full BLE support) or Android 4.4. For example, the following devices have been tested by Anki and have been validated as supporting all aspects of Anki Overdrive.


iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Pro, iPod Touch (5th+)
Nexus 9, Nexus 6, Nexus 5
One (M9), One (M8), One (M7)
LG G4, LG G3
Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S5 (excluding Mini / Neo range), Galaxy S4 (excluding Mini range), Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 10.1, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3 (excluding Neo range)
Xperia Z3
OnePlus One


Anki Overdrive Starter Kit – customer reviews

Anki Overdrive Starter KitMore than 90% of online customer reviews are extremely positive. Customers love that it is a high tech version of slot car racing and that is is seriously fun to play.

Some people have had problems with the app, but most have found that rebooting the device fixes the problem.

This racetrack worked really well and my grandsons play with it constantly. I rarely see my I-Pad now.

There are multiple track configurations you can do even with this starter kit. The tracks snap together easily. The cars are fast. You don’t have to worry about them flying off if the track like the old slot cars.

As a dad, I am very impressed with the intuitive nature of the game. It is fun.

Had quite a bit of fun with it, decided to buy expansion roads and more cars for friends and family.

Fantastic product. Like slot cars meet mariokart. Apps work flawlessly. Had it for 8 months now and works as well as day 1.

Bought this set as a birthday gift for my grownup son. He loves it and has a lot of fun racing against his 2 children.

Bought it to have fun with my 11 year old grandson, mission accomplished! It went together super easy.  From the time we started getting the track pieces out to completion was less than 90 seconds.


Summing up the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit 

Anki Overdrive Starter KitIf you want fun and you want to play an amazing racing game with your family and friends, then the Anki Overdrive Starter Kit is definitely worth while adding to your list.

This is not your usual boring game that never changes, this is a fast paced high tech game where the A.I controlled Supercars actually learn as you play.

Expand the game, increase your fun and ramp up the challenges by adding extra tracks and different Supercars to your arsenal.

This game will test your metal, your staying power and your resolve and only one person will rise to outdo everyone else!


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