NACON and KT Racing Studio give in cooperation with WRC Promoter the start of the eSports WRC Championship 2022 known. The tournament this year will be in WRC 10 held, the official video game of the FIA World Rally Championship, and will be the sixth in a row. WRC 10 is already available in stores for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
eSports WRC calendar unveiled
This year’s race calendar begins in Monte Carlo (February 4-7) and ends in Greece (August 12-15). It includes thirteen routes in total. In 2022, participants will also compete on routes in five new countries: Spain, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia and Greece.
Overall, the 2021 format will be retained and the top eight regular-season drivers will automatically qualify for a place in the World Finals. The date and venue for these will be announced at a later date. The best ten results of all participants are included in the evaluation for qualification.
Prestigious teams compete for entry
the WRC Championship is open to all who WRC 10 play, which gives the most famous racing teams a chance to participate again. Last year more than 15,000 racers competed over thirteen rounds for a spot in the live finals, which took place in Athens during the EKO Acropolis Rally Greece took place. This year the teams are already Race Clutch, Virtual Best Racing and Team Williams qualified – a foretaste of an exciting season.
The three times WRC-Winner and winner of the 2021 season, Lohan ‘Nexl’ Blanc will join his teammates at the Race Clutchteams defend their title.
“Both the 2020 and 2021 finals ended in a head-to-head with Sami-Joe Abi Nakhle and I’m looking forward to it in WRC 10 – which we were already able to test during the last final in Greece – to compete against the best sim racing drivers. I’ve had time to train with this new version of the game and the driving feel on some of the special stages is incredible and very challenging at times,” says Nexl, “I can’t wait to see how it competes with sometimes complex Weather conditions will – it will definitely be a big challenge.”
“We are extremely proud of the sixth year in a row eSports WRC Championship align, this year with WRC 10says Alain Jarniou, Game Director of KT Racing. “Our teams are focused on creating a highly immersive experience for fans, and we’ve put a lot of real-world physics into it WRC 10 screwed together to create an enhanced driving experience that is even closer to the feel of the real experience – this is crucial in a racing simulation.”
WRC 10 is already available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC and will also be available in stores on March 17, 2022 for Nintendo Switch.
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