WRC9’S Release With A Interview With Its Creative Director
During Gamescom 2020, NACON revealed a great interview with WRC 9’s Creative Director, Alain Jarniou. There’s a lot of useful information in the video that comes in just under 8 minutes. Jarniou talks about what we’ll see in the game at its release and what’s to expect from post-launch.
They’ve updated the game in just about every feature since its last game in the series. The developers have also taken a deep probe at how they could make each track and area distinct from each other. He speaks about the team’s commitment to making the game as close to the real thing as possible. At a gaming event in Finland, they even had really rally car drivers to try out the new game to get their views on the experience. The drivers gave them very concrete feedback as opposed to their old WRC games, finding that it felt more comfortable with them.
WRC 9 is the franchise’s most highly anticipated additions in its new Clubs Mode. In it, you’ll get to build your own driving club and dares for players to get in on. You’re basically given the tools to build your own championship. You can select the tracks, car classes, and climate conditions.
The game will also be updated with new free content continuously. For example, In the game, Portugal will get new cars, modes, and teams 2 months after its release. Players will also get a Photo Mode. There’s a lot of importance on the new Co-Driver Mode that puts one player in the driver seat and the other one in the state of the co-driver. The co-drivers job is to assist the driver to navigate the course by viewing the paste notes. This will be a 2-player co-op mode.
WRC 9 will be released on September 3rd on PC and releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch on September 8th. The game will also be available for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X release dates are not revealed yet. Watch the Legendary Cars trailer below.