WRC 8 - Team VVV

WRC 8

Platform

PC, PS4, Switch, XBox One

Genre

Racing

Developer

Kylotonn Games

UK Release Date

05/09/2019 (Switch version in October)

Our Review

8 /10

The good

  • 100 special stages
  • Intuitive physics
  • Impressively detailed environments
  • Improved career mode
  • Lots of variety

The bad

  • Wonky collisions
  • Unclear co-driver
  • Jarring weather transitions
  • Messy replay mode
  • 30fps on console.

 

Summary

Featuring 100 special stages, dynamic weather, impactful damage, in-depth team management elements, as well as improved physics and audio, WRC 8 is the most complete rally game so far this generation and is a must-buy for any petrolhead.

There are a few rough edges though. Wonky collisions can lead to some infuriating moments, the co-driver can lack clarity and detail at times, the lighting transitions can be harsh, and the replay mode needs an overhaul, and let’s not mention those awful water splash animations.

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