The latest entry in the World Rally Championship racing series, WRC: FIA World Rally Championship 4, has been announced by publisher Bigben Interactive.
Bigben, which has taken over publishing duties from previous holderBlack Bean Games, says it will release World Rally Championship 4 on Xbox 360, PS3, PC and Vita this October.
In development at Milestone Studios, which also made the last two series entries (WRC3 pictured) and most recently MotoGP 13, the official game of the 2013 FIA World Rally Championship will feature all the rallies from the 2013 calendar, complete with all leading teams and drivers.
According to the official announcement:
Following the path taken with the previous chapter of the series, WRC 4 will feature a new amazing mix of elements with high graphical detail and real in-game sound. All these improvements are possible thanks to the community's feedback. The main characteristics that will be included into this new game are: loyalty to the license, an exciting game experience, accessibility for first-time players and a dynamic and competitive online game mode.
Among new features of this 2013 edition, players will have the chance to experience new lighting conditions, new weather effects depending on the stage, and a brand new Career Mode to put the player into real driver's shoes . Realism and immersion are two of the most important pillars of the development, with impressive 3D environments and an HDR system that will grant the best in-game performance.