Codemasters Gets Official WRC Rights

Racing specialist Codemasters has secured the rights to make official games based on the FIA World Rally Championship series. This deal begins in 2023, and VGC says they understand that current license holder Bigben Interactive will continue to release WRC games between now and then. They also say that in the meantime Codies will continue to developer the DiRT series. "We’ve discussed bringing our passion and world-class rally game experience to represent the world’s premier rally championship on many occasions. We believe we can grow the franchise in the same way we have for Formula 1," a Codemasters spokesperson tells them. "We are excited about finally bringing WRC to our portfolio of racing games, something which our passionate community of players has been requesting for a long time."