Play a free demo of WRC 10 on PC during Steam Next Fest from 16 to 22 June
Lesquin, 15 June 2021 – NACON and development studio KT Racing are delighted to announce their participation in Steam Next Fest. From 16 to 22 June, a free demo version of WRC 10, the official game of the FIA World Rally Championship, will be playable exclusively on Steam.
Due to release on 2 September 2021 on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Steam), the new edition of the leading rally simulator also unveiled today one of the many historic events it features: Acropolis Rally in Greece.
Steam Next Fest – first look at WRC 10!
During Steam Next Fest, PC players will be able to play an exclusive demo of WRC 10. The demo includes an overview of three completely new rallies that have been added to this season’s calendar: Estonia (gravel), Croatia (asphalt) and Spain (asphalt). Log in to Steam tomorrow for a full overview of the game’s even more realistic driving experience and physics, which were widely acclaimed in WRC 9.
The Acropolis – A historic challenge in WRC 10
The all-new Anniversary mode in WRC 10 offers rally fans the chance to relive certain famous WRC moments, from 1973 to present day. Behind the wheel of cars from their respective eras, step into the shoes of some of the sport’s best drivers and become a rally legend by completing the many challenges available.
In the Renault Alpine A110, Lancia Delta HF 4WD or maybe the Lancia 037, tackle the Acropolis Rally, one of the historic events included in WRC 10. With winding and dusty mountain roads, sometimes on the edges of cliffs, the Acropolis Rally of Greece is famous for being particularly challenging for drivers. In 2021 it is celebrating its big return to the Championship after an eight-year absence.
With WRC 10, the leading off-road racing simulator is reinventing itself once more! Finish the 2021 season atop the podium and relive the most intense moments at the wheel of iconic cars to celebrate 50 years of the competition.
- 6 historic rallies, including Acropolis, San Remo, Germany, Argentina…
- Over 20 legendary cars, including Alpine, Audi, Lancia, Subaru, Ford, Mitsubishi, Toyota…
- All 4 new rallies added to the 2021 calendar: Estonia, Croatia, Belgium and Spain
- 52 official teams of the 2021 season (WRC, WRC2, WRC3, Junior WRC)
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Created in 2006, Kylotonn is one the most important French video game development studios, also known under KT Racing label. Specialized in motorsports and official developer of the WRC FIA World Rally Championship series and Isle of Man Tourist Trophy, the company is internationally recognized for its know-how and for the passion of its teams. With more than 110 employees as of today in Paris and Lyon, Kylotonn has developed more than 25 titles distributed by major publishers. Kylotonn has forged itself a strong technological expertise thanks to the real-time 3D engine KT Engine that the company owns. At the forefront of the video game industry, this technology is also used within R&D partnerships on autonomous vehicle projects in the automotive industry. Since 2018, NACON, one of Europe’s leading video game publishers, holds a 100% stake in the company. Kylotonn is member of the French National Developers Federation (Syndicat National du Jeu Vidéo) and Capital Games. The company is supported by BPI, IFCIC and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. For more information, visit www.kylotonn.com.
About WRC Promoter GmbH
WRC Promoter GmbH is responsible for all commercial aspects of the FIA World Rally Championship, including TV production and the marketing of global media and sponsorship rights. The Promoter also has responsibility to increase the field of participants and to propose the venues that form the FIA WRC calendar. The World Rally Championship is the FIA’s premium rally series. WRC showcases authentic motorsport, high performance cars and the world’s best drivers competing in dramatic surroundings ranging from the ice and snow of Scandinavia to the blistering heat of Italy in mid-summer. Established in its current format in 1973, WRC participants battle for the drivers’ and manufacturers’ world titles at 12 rallies spanning four continents. Additional championship information can be found at www.wrc.com.