London, 8th October 2010 – WRC the game, the official videogame of the 2010 FIA World Rally Championship, exclusively featuring the real 2010 WRC drivers, cars and events, is now available in stores for PlayStation ®3, Xbox ®360 and PC.
The highly anticipated title developed by Milestone and published by Black Bean Games offers an exclusive package representing the official cars, drivers and co-drivers from the current WRC season and from all the support championships: S-WRC, P-WRC, J-WRC.
Petrol-heads, motorsports enthusiasts and WRC fans alike can now take on the challenge of the WRC in this unique game that delivers a realistic and accessible driving model.
The game features 78 different rally stages and over 550km of varied road conditions from the 13 countries which host a round of the WRC. Also available for the first time is the new “Road to the WRC” career mode presenting the opportunity to compete for 50 different trophies. In addition, many online multiplayer game modes combine to make the WRC game an epic motorsports adventure and the ultimate rally gaming experience.
To expand your garage on your PlayStation ®3 and Xbox ®360 version you can download bonus content featuring the legendary Group B cars, some of the most glorious and iconic models of the eighties: the Peugeot 205 T16, Lancia Delta S4, Ford RS200, Citroën BX4 TC and Renault R5 Maxi Turbo.
Start your engine now and feel the thrill of stepping into the shoes of some of the worlds’ greatest drivers. With WRC the game it’s you against the clock and the elements. Get ready!
To download the brand new trailer follow http://bit.ly/b1GzOH or visit www.indigopearl-press.com for more information.
More information, photos and facts & figures from behind the scenes are available on www.wrcthegame.com and http://blog.milestone.it .
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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