DAKAR 18 – Release Date Announced
Official Licensed Dakar Rally Game Coming to Consoles and PC
Larkspur, Calif. – July 3, 2018 – Portuguese development studio and rally enthusiasts BIGMOON Entertainment today announced the official release date for the upcoming rally raid simulation DAKAR 18. The anticipated cross-country rally racing game is coming to PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC platforms on Sept. 11, 2018.
Based on the world famous annual rally raid organized by Amaury Sport Organization (A.S.O.) in South America, DAKAR 18 delivers all of the thrills, danger and realism of the biggest cross-country rally in the world. Race a variety of official vehicles across one of the biggest open worlds ever created. Players will have to use the real road books – provided by the pilots to the development team – to find the way across each of the 14 stages throughout Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.
Players will compete in fierce online multiplayer races as well as playing offline to harness and grow navigation and racing skills. DAKAR 18 is focused on realism and promises stunning visuals, which faithfully represent many of the official vehicles and pilots for each of the five racing categories (Cars, Bikes, Trucks, Quads and SxS) of the Dakar Rally 2018. In addition, the game will feature a single player, online and split screen multiplayer experience.
More information about DAKAR 18 can be found here on https://www.facebook.com/dakarthegame and http://www.dakarthegame.com, and information about the Dakar Rally is available here: http://www.dakar.com.
About BIGMOON Entertainment
Since its foundation, BIGMOON has set a simple goal: develop and publish the best games possible. The team loves great stories, fun characters, and innovative challenges. That’s why they put all their dedication and passion into creating and developing hardcore role-playing, action-adventure, horror and simulation games. Immersive worlds to discover and great characters are in their DNA. BIGMOON is an independent publisher and developer for all major platforms, including Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. BIGMOON already developed other games such as Police Simulator 18, Demons Age, Syndrome, Trapped Dead: Lockdown, Jagged Alliance: Back in Action and produced art on some well-known racing games such WRC 5, WRC 3, MotoGP 13 and Flatout4.
For more information on BIGMOON, please visit: www.bigmoonstudios.com.
Amaury Sport Organisation is a company that owns, designs and organises top international sporting events. Specialised in the ‘non-stadia’ events, it has in-house knowledge of professions linked to organisation, media and sales of sports events.
A.S.O. organises 250 days of competition per year, with 80 events in 25 countries.
A.S.O. is involved in 5 major sports including cycling with Le Tour de France, motor sports with Le Dakar, sailing with Le Tour de France à la Voile, mass events with the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris and golf with the Lacoste Ladies Open de France.
Amaury Sport Organisation is a subsidiary of the Amaury Group, media and sport group that owns the newspaper L’Equipe. More information: http://www.aso.fr/us/homepage.html
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.
Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the grim post-apocalyptic future of the Metro series. Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, and Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com.
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