Kaido Battle 2: Chain Reaction is a sequel to Kaido Battle: Nikko, Haruna, Rokko, Hakone which contains all the tracks and racing styles of that game and then some. The game also support GT Force steering wheel and pedals as a controller. In additional to previously introduced CA (Corner Artist) and SA (Spirit Attack) modes, this sequel also features new gameplay modes such as FL/LF (First and Last / Last and First) battle mode, TAC (Time Attack Collision) or CAT (Corner Ring Artist Target) battle.
Throughout the courses, the player can check the rival’s info, sponsor’s info, lover’s info, change and tune up the car or check the prize. Cars can be bought new or in used cars shop, along with various parts for your car such as engine parts, air cleaner, turbo kit, cooling module, tires, and such. For aesthetics and dress up, things such as car color, wings, and other visual gadgets can be installed. Battle modes include Speed King mode, CA King mode and SP King mode. Additionally, two players can race in Versus battle on a split-screen.