Posted July 10, 2020 by David Latham in Feature

WRC 9 Safari Rally Heads to Kenya

Everyone loves going on a good safari, whether it’s an authentic trip through Africa or sitting on an overcrowded tour bus through Werribee Zoo in Melbourne, Australia, but today Nacon has announced that they plan to take you on a WRC 9 safari rally through Kenya where you’ll come across all kinds of challenges.

WRC 9 is developed by Kylotonn Studios who are also working on the recently revealed Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown. We’ll have more to say about that game later today.

Also revealed today is that players who pre-order the Digital Deluxe edition will get access to the game two days before launch, a three month subscription to WRC+ (the new official streaming service for the real-world WRC season), a bonus 1999 Toyota Corolla WRC vehicle, the Barcelona Super Special Stage, and a head start giving your professional driving career mode a boost with more experienced staff.

Fans that pre-order any version of the game will also receive the Audi Quattro A2, a legendary car from the 1980’s.

Watch the official WRC 9 Safari Rally Kenya Gameplay trailer:


The WRC 9 Safari Rally Kenya is highlighted by it’s dirt tracks which become fast passages for those that favor speed. However, the rocky outcrops around them can bring your race to an early end.

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

WRC 9 launches on September 3rd, 2020 on Windows PC via the Epic Games Store, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and is expected to launch on or shortly after the launch of the next generation Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles, as well as on the Nintendo Switch at a later date. For more information, head to the official website.

David Latham

David has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from a Group of Eight university, but only uses his very unique set of skills writing about video games. By day he's a stay-at-home dad, by night he's literally Batman. Where does he find the time?