Tourist Trophy offers two modes of play; Arcade Mode and Challenge Mode. In Arcade Mode; players have access to a quick race for single-player or two-player battle. In both modes; players have the opportunity to select their bike; track and difficulty level. In two-player battle; players have the option to race in split-screen.
For the Challenge Mode; it serves as a career mode for players to earn their way up the ladder by participating in the license school missions; various race events and more in an effort to upgrade and unlock new bikes and related accessories. The license school will include various tests that will strive to better the players driving skills in driving a motorcycle in various conditions and at various speeds; taking into account the rider and their riding style. Upon obtaining a license; players will have access to various race events based on engine class (250cc to 1500cc); course selection and more. In between race events; playe