Hill Climb Racing can be played on an iOS device, an Android Device, a Windows device or through a web browser. All versions are free to play or download.
In iOS, the game can be played with a device running iOS 5.0 or higher. The Android age recommendation is low maturity. Apple recommends ages 9 and up, while Windows recommends ages 12 and up.
Coins are used in the game to purchase car upgrades or unlock higher levels. Coins are earned by travelling further in the level and hitting coins while driving. In all versions except the browser version, the user can purchase extra coins.