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WRC 8

The eighth part of a series of racing games developed by Bigben Interactive studio. Thanks to the FIA licence in the WRC 8, players can take part in the virtual equivalent of the 2019 rally season, fighting for victory with famous drivers and behind the wheel of real cars.

Racing | vehicles | multiplayer | rallies

WRC 8 cover

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet / split screen, players: 1-8

game release date:

05Sep2019

PC PS4 XONE

14Nov2019

Switch

WRC 8 is the eighth installment of a series of racing games dedicated to rally cars. The production was developed by Kylotonn (which apart from the three previous installments of the aforementioned series has such titles as V-Rally 4 or FlatOut 4: Total Insanity in its portfolio), and its publishing was taken care of by Bigben Interactive.

Mechanics

WRC 8 enables us to race across more than a hundred special stages, located in fourteen countries, with hot tracks of Turkey making their debut here. The game features fifty teams taking part in the FIA World Rally Championship in the 2019 season, the list of which includes such brands as Citroën, Toyota, Hyundai and Ford. In addition to Sébastien Loeb, who is a rallying legend, we are fighting against such drivers as Sébastien Ogier, Jari-Matti Latvala, Thierry Neuville and Andreas Mikkelsen, among others. In addition to the WRC class, the title enables us to compete in WRC 2 and Junior WRC, as well as drive several legacy cars.

In comparison to WRC 7 from 2017, the new installment can boast a number of novelties. The most important of these are changing weather conditions (such as rain, snow or hailstorms), which not only add a random factor to the rally, but also increase realism, as they affect driving. The range of possibilities of adapting the vehicle to individual preferences and conditions on particular tracks has also been expanded (we will do best by listening to our team's instructions during the implementation of modifications). In addition, the devs have improved the driving model and made sure that the information provided by the pilot is more fluent.

Game modes

The basic mode of WRC 8 is the career in which we compete for the World Rally Championship. Between successive rallies we conduct research and modify the car, as well as manage the personnel (consisting of mechanics, engineers or even a medical and meteorological team). In addition, we can engage in multiplayer competitions (in addition to regular rallies, there are weekly challenges and eSports WRC eSports tournaments waiting to be tested) or improve our skills on single sections.

Technical aspects

Visuals of WRC 8 represent a high level of fidelity; the vehicles have been enriched with a large number of details, same goes for the varied, detailed routes. Thanks to the FIA licence, in addition to real cars and drivers, also advertisements for sponsors involved in real rallies appear on the screen.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i3-540 3.06 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 940 3.0 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 560 / Radeon HD 6870 or better
  • 19 GB HDD
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz / AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 3 GB GeForce GTX 780 / 4 GB Radeon R9 290 or better
  • 19 GB HDD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
WRC 8 is coming to PC and consoles
WRC 8 is coming to PC and consoles

news 24 January 2019 23:28

After a one-year break due to the release of V-Rally 4, Kylotonn returned to the development of the WRC series. Bigben Interactive presented WRC 8 to the world, which will be available on PCs, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch in September.

WRC 8 Hardware Requirements Revealed
WRC 8 Hardware Requirements Revealed

news 02 August 2019 14:47

Next month, the eighth installment of the WRC racing game series from Bigben Interactive and Kylotonn will be released. We just got to know the official hardware requirements of the game.

WRC 8 Gets Release Date
WRC 8 Gets Release Date

news 12 August 2019 23:48

Kylotonn has revealed the release date of WRC 8. The new installment of the racing game series is coming out next month on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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