Electronic Arts Inc. annuncia EA SPORTS WRCthe official game of the FIA World Rally Championship, available for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC via the EA App, Epic Store and Steam.
The game is made by Codemastersthe team that created the famous series DiRT Rally, with more than 25 years of experience in off-road games, and represents the first new generation rally game and the reference for driving simulation lovers.
Those who pre-order the game will get five VIP Rally Passes to access extra post-launch content, livery and clothing packs, and up to three days early access starting October 31, 2023.
“EA SPORTS WRC is the purest form of motorsport, where every stage is a battle against time, the terrain and yourself,” he said. Ross Gowing, Senior Creative Director at Codemasters. “This is the rally game we’ve always wanted to make, combining the deep knowledge and experience of our studio with the power of the officially licensed WRC, which represents the pinnacle of rally motorsport. The new game engine has allowed us to push rallying to the limits of what is possible, and additional features, including Builder and Moments, give players even more ways to interact with the sport they love.”
What’s new at EA Sports WRC?
EA SPORTS WRC harnesses the power of Unreal Engine and the physics of the DiRT Rally series to offer more extensive and detailed stages than ever before. All with 18 official locations of the FIA World Rally Championship and over 600km of difficult courses on asphalt, gravel and snow.
The game also includes 10 current WRC, WRC2 and Junior WRC vehicles and 68 of the most legendary rally cars. In total the cars cover 60 years of the sport’s history. Thanks to the collaboration with the teams ei official manufacturers of the WRC, like Ford, Toyota and Hyundai, each vehicle has been designed to meet all the challenges that will be encountered during the season. The auto ibride 4WD Rally1 they are among the fastest in the history of the sport, capable of reaching extraordinary speeds while overcoming spectacular jumps, ruined surfaces and adverse weather conditions.
From a technical point of view
The sophisticated Dynamic Handling System improves on the original Codemasters model e promises to offer gamers the most authentic off-road experience yet. Building on feedback from drivers, including former FIA Junior WRC title candidate and FIA European Rally Championship ERC3 winner in 2023, and game designer Jon Armstrongplayers can choose a professional driver set-up that reflects the experience that drivers experience each week of racing.
Novice players can customize the handling, which allows them to make adjustments that help them master the player-versus-environment off-road challenge. The realism also extends to audiowhich reproduces the finest details of each car, and to the new rhythm notes, which also include simplified controls for novice drivers, which give the player the information necessary to tackle each stage.
Also noteworthy is the Builder, which fulfills the dream of those who want to build their own modern rally car. You select the chassis, bodywork and key mechanical parts before customizing the interior and exterior, and finally customize with the livery editor. You put the car through its paces and make all the necessary changes before competing for the World Championship in the best races the WRC has to offer.
EA SPORTS WRC unites fans with the multiplayer cross-platform a 32 giocatori, which allows you to compete with friends and the largest rally community.
Using EA RacenetEA’s dedicated racing application, Clubs act as community hubs, offer custom cross-platform tournaments, and allow you to race anywhere and at any time of year.
In addition to custom events, Moments, updated daily in-game, give players the opportunity to relive crucial scenarios from the 2023 season alongside historic events from the sport’s archives.