EA SPORTS WRC: A Next-Gen Rally Game
About the Game
Electronic Arts announces garnished with a first trailer EA SPORTS WRC which will be released on November 3 for PS5 and Xbox Series X. All information can be found in the press release:
Developed by Codemasters, the team behind the DiRT Rally series, with over 25 years of offroad video game experience EA SPORTS WRC the first true nextgen rally game and title for racing sim fans. Preorderers will receive five VIP Rally Passes for access to additional postlaunch content, livery and apparel packs, and up to three days of early access starting October 31, 2023.
“EA SPORTS WRC is the purest form of motorsport, where each stage is a battle against the clock, the terrain and yourself,” said Ross Gowing, senior creative director at Codemasters. “This is the rally game we always wanted to make. It combines the indepth knowledge and experience of our studio with the power of the official WRC license, the pinnacle of rally motorsport. The game’s new engine has allowed us to push rallying to its limits, and additional features like Builder and Moments give players even more ways to interact with the sport they love.”
EA SPORTS WRC Combining the power of the Unreal Engine with the physics of the DiRT Rally series, it features longer, more detailed stages than previously possible, with 18 official FIA World Rally Championship venues and over 600 km of unforgiving asphalt tracks. , gravel and snow stages. The game also features ten current WRC, WRC2 and Junior WRC cars, as well as 68 of the most iconic rally cars from 60 years of sporting history. In collaboration with official WRC teams and manufacturers such as Ford, Toyota and Hyundai, each car is built to meet all the challenges of the season. The hybridpowered 4WD Rallye1 cars are among the fastest in the history of the sport, reaching incredible speeds as they navigate gravitydefying jumps, changing surfaces and inclement weather.
The advanced Dynamic Handling System refines the original Codemasters model and provides players with the most realistic offroad experience to date. Feedback from drivers, including former FIA Junior WRC title contender and 2023 FIA European Rally Championship ERC3 champion and game designer Jon Armstrong, allows fans to choose a professional driver lineup that reflects the experiences drivers have each week of racing. New players can personalize driving and make adjustments that help them overcome the ultimate offroad challenge between player and environment. The realism extends to the audio too: each car is faithfully recreated and the new Pace Notes, including simplified commands for novice drivers, provide muchneeded information.
The introduction of “Builder” fulfills the dream of anyone who desires to build their own modern rally car. The chassis, body and main mechanical parts can be selected before customizing the interior and exterior and finally customizing with the livery editor. Players can test the car and make the necessary adjustments before competing for the World Championship against the best competition in the WRC.
EA SPORTS WRC brings fans together with 32player crossplatform multiplayer, allowing for competition between friends and the wider rally community. Powered by EA Racenet, EA’s racing app, clubs act as community hubs offering custom rallied tournaments anytime, anywhere. In addition to personalized events, Moments, which are updated daily ingame, offer the opportunity to relive pivotal scenarios from the 2023 season, as well as classic events from the sport’s archives.
All preorders from EA SPORTS WRC Starting October 31, 2023, you’ll receive up to three days of Early Access and five VIP Passes, each with additional postlaunch content, makeup packs with wraps, and clothing.