The other day, publishers Bandai Namco and Bigben Interactive announced that WRC 6, a new entry in the acclaimed rally racing series based on the FIA World Rally Championship, is hitting the PS4, Xbox One, and PC sometime in March 2017. As of right now, the title has only been announced for the Americas (excluding Brazil).
Being developed by the same developer of the last game, Kyotonn Racing Games (publisher Plug in Digital has been dropped in favor of Bandai Namco), is an extreme motorsport challenge that offers the complete rally experience with accurately reproduced special stages, teams, and drivers from the World Rally Championship. In addition, the game offers 11 new Super Special Stages that combine unique driving challenges with iconic environments from around the world.
WRC also has split-screen multiplayer mode, as well as new weekly challenges to keep a solid stream of content coming. There will also be the eSports WRC Championship, however, further details on this were not divulged.
Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc accompanied the announcement with the following statement:
“WRC 6 captures the pure exhilaration of high speed rally racing, depicting each narrow passageway, grinding hairpin turn and challenging terrain that consistently makes the World Rally Championship an exciting competition for fans around the world. With online and split-screen modes and challenges for all level of players, WRC 6 is the real deal.”
Benoît Clerc, Head of Software at Bigben Interactive adds:
“We are delighted to continue our collaboration with BANDAI NAMCO on the distribution of WRC 6. The arrival of the game in the United States represents a major step for all of its many fans, who are eager to experience the WRC adventure on their consoles, We are sure that players will love the extreme driving