Cars 2 is a third person racing game where players have a choice of 25 different characters, and will train to become a world-class spy. As part of training, players participate in missions using high-tech gadgets, for example, to avoid enemies or slow them down. The game has three types of trophies: bronze, silver and gold. Points are awarded at different values depending on what type of vehicle class players are using. The game characters are divided into three weight classes: heavy, medium and light. Players can unlock new cars, tracks and missions be collecting emblems. And, drop-in/drop-out multiplayer modes support up to four players simultaneously.