WRC 9 – Rally Japan Gameplay

Posted on 05 Aug 2020

KT Racing and NACON have revealed another new addition to the season line-up for WRC 9 – Rally Japan, where racers will have to deal with narrow asphalt roads and limited visibility. WRC 9 is launching on 3 September 2020 for PC (Epic Games Store), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Switch and next-gen versions will follow at a later date.

Official Press Release


Lesquin, August 5th 2020 – After New Zealand and Kenya, NACON and KT Racing studio are happy to present Rally Japan, a brand-new round for the 2020 season that players will find in WRC 9, the official video game of the FIA World Rally Championship. WRC 9 is due to be released on 3rd September 2020 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC from the Epic Games Store, then on PlayStation®5, Xbox One Series X and Nintendo Switch™ at a later date.

Making its return for the first time since 2011 is Rally Japan, in which players can enjoy the thrilling mountains and forests of the Aichi and Gifu districts, that will host the WRC season’s finale in November. Just like the real WRC drivers, in WRC 9 players can master the demanding course with its narrow asphalt roads and aggressive corners, while also navigating the lush environment which affects the driver’s visibility.

Discover Rally Japan in WRC 9 in a brand-new gameplay video

WRC 9 will be available on September 3rd, 2020 on Xbox One, PS4™ and PC from the Epic Games Store. Release timing for Xbox Series X, PS5™ and Nintendo Switch will be announced at a later date.

Standard and Deluxe Digital Editions of WRC 9 are currently available for pre-order on Xbox Live, PlayStation Store and EPIC Games Store for PC.

With WRC 9, the passionate developers of the French studio KT Racing have pulled out all the stops to once again meet the high expectations of rally fans looking for tougher challenges and heightened realism. With an enhanced career mode and many technical improvements, players are thrust into the heart of the new FIA World Rally Championship season with all content in the yearly calendar and much more:

  • 3 new rallies: Japan, New Zealand, Kenya

  • Over 50 official teams and their livery from the WRC, WRC 2, WRC 3 and Junior WRC

  • Over 15 bonus cars that have left their mark on the history of the WRC

  • Exclusive new game modes soon to be discovered

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