Switch ports arriving later on Switch than on rival platforms is something we're used to these days. Initially released last September, WRC 9 The Official Game is no exception here. Based around the 2020 World Rally Championship, publisher Nacon has confirmed it is launching for Switch on March 11th.
Revealed via WRC 9's official eShop listing, it'll take up 14.5GB of memory, and Nacon has released this overview:
WRC 9 is the leading off-road simulation franchise endorsed by the world's top drivers. It is the most in-depth rally game on the market: 3 new rallies (Kenya, Japan, New Zealand), over 15 classic cars and 100 special stages to tackle!
WRC 9 has new game modes specially designed for the community, including a Clubs system where each player can create their own championship and compete in it online with the rest of the world! Take control of all official drivers and cars in 3 WRC categories with improved physics for even greater realism, redesigned environments and all-new pacenotes for total immersion.
It reviewed well on other platforms – with our sister site Push Square giving it 8/10 stars – saying that despite some rough edges, "this offers some of the most compelling rally driving we’ve come across this generation."
We're just hoping it fairs better on Switch than its predecessor, WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship, which we awarded 5/10 stars back in 2019. Suffering from technical issues in portable play, time will tell if these problems have been addressed for the latest entry.
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