London August 31st 2010 – WRC, the official game of the 2010 FIA World Rally Championship, developed by Milestone and published by Black Bean Games, not only gives petrol heads and racing gamers alike the chance to compete as the stars of the WRC in all the classes and cars of the 2010 season, but also offers exclusive content to expand your garage even further.
An additional cars package features some of the most glorious and iconic models of the eighties, from the legendary Group B era. Group B cars were the dominant force in the FIA World Rally Championship between 1982 and 1987 and the add-on pack will be downloadable from October 8th 2010, the date of the game’s release.
This add-on will be available for Xbox ® 360 and PlayStation ® 3 through the Marketplace of XboxLive and Playstation ® Network respectively, for 400 points and 4,99 Euros. The PC version of the game will also include this exhilarating DLC.
Discover some of the fastest, most powerful and sophisticated rally cars ever built: the Peugeot 205 T 16, Lancia Delta S4, Ford RS200, Citroën BX4 TC and Renault R5 Maxi Turbo. Each of these cars will have two different liveries, making a total of ten designs. The raw power of these beasts with the most infamous reputation in rally history will enrich the 18 official cars brought to you by Black Bean Games in the standard package:
Citroën C4 WRC
Ford Focus 09 WRC
Ford Focus 08 WRC
Subaru Impreza WRC 07
Abarth Grande Punto S2000
Ford Fiesta S2000
Škoda Fabia S2000
Peugeot 207 S2000
Subaru Impreza N4
Mitsubishi Lancer X
Mitsubishi Lancer IX
Suzuki Swift S1600
Citroën C2 S1600
Renault Clio R3
Honda Civic R3
Ford Fiesta R2
Citroen C2 R2
Suzuki Swift R2
WRC the game is coming, get ready for the challenge. In the meantime, discover more on the brand new product website www.wrcthegame.com and check http://blog.milestone.it/ regularly to get more information and facts & figures from behind the scenes.
To view the new screens follow: http://bit.ly/dxToUp or visit www.indigopearl-press.com.
About Black Bean Games
Founded in 2004, Black Bean Games is the videogames publishing arm of the Leader Group ( www.leadergroup.eu). Leveraging 20 years of market expertise and knowledge, Black Bean Games relies on a strategy focused on original IPs and strong licenses to create unique videogame experiences in order to globally release products for all home and portable console systems and PC. The actual philosophy adopted by Black Bean Games focuses its releases in 2 main areas: Racing and Family & Lifestyle. The catalogue can satisfy a wide range of target audiences and different platforms users. The 2010 line-up is a real breakthrough across the International industry, thanks to the new strong IPs based on prestigious licenses such as NatGeo Quiz!, NewU Fitness First, SBK ® , Superstars V8 and the exclusive WRC World Rally Championship. For further information about Black Bean Games and its products please visit www.blackbeangames.com.
Founded in Milan in 1996, Milestone S.r.l. is the biggest Italian developer and it is recognized worldwide as the leading Italian developer of interactive entertainment software specialized in racing videogames. In 2002 Milestone S.r.l. became part of the Leader Group. An obsessive desire for quality combined with an elaborate attention to detail have always been the trademarks and philosophy of the company. SBK ® Superbike World Championship series is a clear example. Milestone is developing products for home consoles and PC such as the Official World Rally Championship videogame. Website: www.milestone.it / http://blog.milestone.it
The FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is an epic motorsport adventure featuring some of the world’s greatest drivers. In 2009, WRC was aired on 264 broadcast channels in over 120 territories worldwide achieving a total audience of over 570 million viewers. The 2010 WRC Calendar consists of 13 individual rallies and features real cars on real roads, with teams and drivers locked in a dramatic race against the clock. North One Sport is the global Promoter for the FIA World Rally Championship. For more information visit www.wrc.com.
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James Beaven [James@indigopearl.com]
Kirsty Endfield [Kirsty@indigopearl.com]
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Head of Public Relations, UK
Tradewest Games Ltd