BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC. TO HIT THE PAVEMENT, DIRT, SNOW, AND SAND WITH WRC 6.
Based on the FIA World Rally Championship, WRC 6 Brings Renown Rally Competition to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC/STEAM in March 2017
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (January 19, 2017) – Leading interactive entertainment developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. and Bigben Interactive, a worldwide player in video game publishing, announces WRC 6, a new entry in the acclaimed rally racing series based on the FIA World Rally Championship. WRC 6 features all official rallies along with the official drivers and teams in the latest season of the popular rally series, making for a complete rally racing experience that is accessible to new and expert racers alike. The title will be coming out in the Americas (excluding Brazil) on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC via STEAM® in March 2017.
Developed by Kylotonn Racing Games, WRC 6 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, 100% accurate with the real stages. To help friends compete against each other, WRC 6 includes a split-screen multiplayer mode, challenging new stages, weekly challenges, the eSports WRC Championship, and more realistic vehicle behavior to help players lose themselves in the rush of competition.
“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,” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “With online and split-screen modes and challenges for all level of players, WRC 6 is the real deal.”
“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,” said Benoît Clerc, Head of Software at Bigben Interactive. “We are sure that players will love the extreme driving experience, the different game modes, and the weekly competitions.”
WRC 6 will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via STEAM on March 2017. For more information on BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. and WRC 6, go to: http://www.bandainamcoent.com/home.html or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS or join the conversation at https://twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.
About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE COMBAT®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS.
About Bigben Interactive
Bigben is a European player specialized in video game publishing and the design and distribution of smartphone and gaming accessories as well as audio products, The Group, which is recognized for its capacities in terms of innovation and creation, aspires to become one of European leaders in each of its business segments.
About Kylotonn Racing Games
With more than 25 games released on all platforms, from the first generation of consoles to the current fourth generation, Kylotonn has a solid reputation in the video game industry. Composed of racing enthusiasts, our team’s strategy is to gradually specialize in the racing games genre. Kylotonn Team: 60 developers – In-house real-time 3D technology: Kt HD
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 stifling heat of Sardinia. Established in its current format in 1973, WRC participants battle for the drivers’ and manufacturers’ world titles at 14 rallies spanning 16 countries and five continents.