PC players were left disappointed when Sebastien Loeb Rally was first announced last year: while Milestone's new rally IP was slated for PS4 and Xbox One, it appeared the developers had no plans to release it on the optimum platform. A matter of timing meant that MotoGP '14 couldn't be released for Xbox One, so it's not the first time they have omitted a major platform, but there didn't seem to be any discernable reason why they would make Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo a console exclusive when their WRC titles have all previously appeared on PC.
However, after considerable fan outcry, Milestone have relented, announcing plans to release Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo on PC after all. It's currently listed on Steam, and will also arrive on PS4 and Xbox One simultaneously.
New information on Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo was recently unveiled in a developer diary video, confirming the inclusion of rally cross, over 50 iconic rally cars and Pikes Peak. Much like Ride, the fact Milestone are no longer bound to a license seems to be working in their favour, allowing the developer to utilise their new-found creative freedom in areas that wouldn't be possible in an official WRC title.
As for WRC 5, Kylotonn Games have been quiet since the game was announced. In all honesty, it's going to have an uphill battle to compete with Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo's feature set, particularly as it represents the developer's first attempt at a rally game compared to Milestone who are veterans in the genre. Case in point: we can all remember how Milestone's first WRC game turned out back in 2010.