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WRC 9

The ninth edition of the cycle of licensed racing games dedicated to rallying. In WRC 9 we take part in the rally season 2020, sitting behind the wheel of older and newer cars to fight for victory against real drivers.

Racing | vehicles | multiplayer | rallies | Epic Store exclusive

WRC 9 cover

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

game release date:

03Sep2020in 62days

PC PS4 XONE

The official release date of the game has not been announced yet.

Switch PS5 XSX

WRC 9 is the ninth part of a series of racing games dedicated to rallying. The release was taken care of by the Nacon, which is in charge of the brand, while the studio Kylotonn is behind its creation (i.e. the authors of several previous editions of the series, as well as such titles as V-Rally 4 or FlatOut 4: Total Insanity).

Mechanics

In WRC 9 we take part in rallies, fighting for the victory not only in the WRC championships, but also in WRC 2, WRC 3 and Junior WRC competitions. In addition to the fifty official teams from the 2020 season, the game features fifteen cars that somehow made their mark on the history of the World Rally Championship. There are three new rallies available, i.e. Safari Rally Keyna, Japan Rally and New Zealand Rally.

Compared to WRC 8, this game stands out primarily due to its improved driving model. In an effort to make it as realistic as possible, the authors bent on issues related to the work of car suspension, braking and mass transfer on different types of ground and under different conditions.

Game modes

The pillar of WRC 9 is the career mode, where we try to become the world champion in rallying. At the same time we manage our team, which consists of a staff of mechanics, engineers, medics and meteorologists. Although it was based on the solutions developed for the previous part of the series, the whole has been extended with greater possibilities of control and staff development or a handful of new events on the calendar. Moreover, there is an extensive multiplayer waiting to be tested here, where we can try our hand at fighting other players.

Technical issues:

While working on the WRC 9, the authors spent a lot of time on the sound design, making the individual cars sound realistic (headed by a whirring of engines). The graphic design has also been improved, and thanks to the FIA license, we can see on the screen not only real drivers and cars, but also advertisements of sponsors promoting themselves through rallies.

WRC 9, WRC 10 and WRC 11 Announced, All Coming to PS5 and XSX
WRC 9, WRC 10 and WRC 11 Announced, All Coming to PS5 and XSX

news 19 March 2020 22:25

The WRC series will get at least three new installments. Nacon has announced that the first of them, WRC 9, will make its debut in early September, and will later be available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

Codemasters Acquires WRC License; New DiRT Rally in 2023
Codemasters Acquires WRC License; New DiRT Rally in 2023

news 01 June 2020 20:54

Codemasters has signed an exclusive agreement with the FIA. Under the agreement, the British studio will develop WRC games between 2023 and 2027. The release date of the new installment of the DiRT Rally series was announced.

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