12th October 2012– Letchworth UK
WRC 3 the Official Game of the World Rally Championships (developed by Milestone) is now available for PlayStation®3, Xbox 360® and Windows PC
Milestone, the largest Italian videogames developer and publisher for consoles and Windows PC, recognized worldwide as a leading Studio specializing in racing titles, has announced today that WRC 3 FIA World Rally Championship is now available in stores.
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WRC 3 marks a radical departure from the previous titles in the series and sees the Milestone team using a completely new graphics and game engine - Spike Engine -, developed in-house over the last 2 years.
There are now 3 distinct game modes in WRC 3: ROAD TO GLORY, the newly designed career mode, WRC EXPERIENCE that will put the player in a professional rally driver’s shoes through the 2012 World Rally Championships and WRC ONLINE, the multiplayer mode.
The game features all rallies from the 2012 WRC calendar, complete with all 54 leading WRC teams and drivers in the revamped career mode.
Milestone have streamlined every aspect of the game to give new players instant gameplay satisfaction, while still allowing experienced rally gamers to explore the game’s full range of features.
“WRC represents a completely reboot for Milestone and it’s the first of project series about WRC world. We’ve tried to include all the most requested features and we’ve worked with all the most famous drivers and teams for offering the best WRC experience ever”, affirm Luisa Bixio, Marketing and Sales Manager.
“Of course this is just the beginning. We’re preparing new exciting WRC 3 DLC - which will be announced in the upcoming weeks - and new exclusive surprises for all the rally fans”, concludes Bixio.
Head of Marketing at PQube, Andy Pearson quoted:
"WRC 3 marks a radical progression in the series. The improvements the team have made are phenomenal and the early feedback from both consumers and press is that this is THE rally game for 2012."
Developed and published by Milestone, World Rally Championship 3 will be available on 12th of October 2012 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3, Windows PC and on 26th October 2012 for PlayStation®Vita .
WRC 3 is available now– to find your local retailer visit: http://www.pqube.co.uk/wrc3/where-to-buy-wrc-3
Follow the official Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/wrcthegame.
Founded in Milan in 1996, Milestone S.r.l. is the biggest Italian videogames developer and it is recognized worldwide as a leading Studio specialized in racing titles. In 2002 Milestone S.r.l. became part of the Leader Group. The company is unique in the Italian scenario thanks to an obsessive desire for quality combined with an elaborate attention to detail which have always been the trademarks and philosophy of the company. SBK® Superbike World Championship series and the official game of the World Rally Championship represent two clear examples. For more information please visit www.milestone.it
Widely regarded as the most challenging motor sport competition in the world, the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) puts cars and drivers in a series of two, three or four-day events through some of the toughest, and most varied, conditions on the planet. The roads on this epic motor sport adventure range from the ice and snow of Scandinavia to the stifling heat of Greece– over surfaces including packed ice, smooth asphalt and boulder-strewn rocky tracks. Established in its current format in 1973, in 2012 drivers and manufacturers– including Citroën, Ford and MINI - will battle for the annual driver and manufacturer championship trophies on rallies spread across 13 countries. For more information about the WRC visit www.wrc.com
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