BIGBEN INTERACTIVE ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF WRC 5 ESPORTS EDITION FOR PLAYSTATION®4 AND XBOX ONE
After the release of WRC 5 in October 2015 and the launch of eSports WRC in January 2016, a global online competition accessible via DLCs, Bigben Interactive now presents an eSports Edition of the game for Xbox One and Playstation®4.
Bigben Interactive, publisher and distributor of video games, and Kylotonn Games, French racing games developer, are pleased to announce the release of WRC 5 eSports Edition on Playstation®4 and Xbox One.
This new edition proposes a full package to perfectly enjoy the game and take part to the most exciting eSports racing tournament which will reward the winner with a Hyundai i20 road car worth 20,000€. With this version, players will receive the game and both DLCs featuring 13 new stages (one for each rally) for a total of 78 stages, and the WRC exclusive car with its 3 liveries.
eSports WRC is sponsored by Hyundai, which has entered two teams in WRC with famous drivers Thierry Neuville, Dani Sordo, Hayden Paddon and Kevin Abbring. Hyundai will offer a premium Hyundai i20, worth 20,000€, to the winner of the global tournament.
The eSports WRC season is divided into two halves with 5 qualifying rounds and a semi-final for each half. The semi-finals will be played online during Rally Italia Sardegna (9 – 12 June) and Rally RACCCatalunya (13 – 16 October), right before the grand finale at Wales Rally GB, where the best 18 drivers will be invited to fight for the title. Qualifications are still open and even in September players around the world will still have the opportunity to qualify for the grand finale.
eSports WRC is a virtual adventure which will put players in the shoes of real drivers as they feel the excitement and the pressure of rallying / competing in the most difficult and challenging conditions as the real stars of the WRC do! The tournament is organised by Bigben Interactive, Kylotonn Games and WRC Promoter, in conjunction with ESL, the world’s largest eSports company. WRC 5 eSport Edition is now available for Xbox One and Playstation®4 for 49.90€.