VIDEO | PC, PS4, Xbox One Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | 4:55 PM

Our videos of WRC 6

Our videos of WRC 6

Last year, we actually enjoyed WRC 5 on PC despite its many flaws. Parisian studio Kylotonn, now called KT Racing, had done a decent job after Milestone, showing great promises for the next episode. After playing WRC 6 for a while, both with a wheel and a gamepad, we can say the game has improved in every department. It is still a subtle mix between simulation and arcade, it is more accessible than DiRT Rally, but it does not mean that its driving model is not realistically coherent or too easy. Stages need to be learned, the copilot's indications can be particularly detailed if you activate the corresponding setting in the option menu, and it is just a lot of fun to drive. Now of course, the game's graphics aren't impressive at all, but they are convincing enough to let us enjoy the narrow roads of the rally championship.

Note: Our impressions are based on the PC version of the game. We have not seen the console versions yet.

Argentina - Wheel (PC)
Australie - Wheel (PC)
Mexico - Wheel (PC)
SS - Wales - Wheel (PC)
Allemagne - Gamepad (PC)
Germany replay - Gamepad (PC)
Portugal - Replay - Gamepad (PC)
Portugal - Chase cam replay (PC)
Portugal - Helicopter replay (PC)

All comments

Commented on 2016-10-12 18:39:33
Thank You for videos. That lag is due to the video capture or the game goes laggy sometimes?
Commented on 2016-10-12 18:53:47 In reply to Zat
The game is like that, at least for now.
Commented on 2016-10-12 20:15:26
I love helicopter replays. Have done since the first WRC on PS2. This looks pretty good.
Commented on 2016-10-13 06:58:12
I'm a big fan of authentic-looking environments in these kinds of racing games (landscape and vegetation), and this game is really sloppy with that. Even a big step backwards compared to the WRC games by Milestone. The texturing on rocks looks absolutely random, the geometry and the textures have no relation to each other. Simple real life things like dust or sand collecting in nieches, no dust on steep walls for example.
Commented on 2016-10-13 08:36:35 In reply to Driftwood
Thanks. I remember it from the demo, but it was still managable. BTW I think the graphics are ok. It's still nice and replays look great. I need to try The Dirt Rally.

About the game
  • WRC 6
  • Published by Black Bean Games
  • French release: October 2016
  • US release: October 2016
  • Japanese release: 2016

What's up?
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Why does the top 500 Hanzo have to be on the other team? Why? (1 Hour ago)
  • aphex187
    aphex187 If you are disillusioned by the current world then i implore you to watch this Doc : Adam Curtis - HyperNormalisation (2 Hours ago)
  • Moonwalker
    Moonwalker Almost done with Wolfenstein The Old Blood. Really enjoying this and i am happy there will be another one. (2 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX @MikeManiac61: But I want it now :P I'll probably still get it this year. (9 Hours ago)
  • MikeManiac61
    MikeManiac61 @GriftGFX: I think it's best when dlc comes out for it. Which maybe a long time from now. (9 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX @Melmoth: That and work! I was playing quite a few things this summer.. and I'll feel less obligated to play OW when the ranked season ends (9 Hours ago)
  • Melmoth
    Melmoth @GriftGFX: OW+BF1 is full time job i guess :D (11 Hours ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
Top stories