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Rally sim Dakar 18 gets a new trailer and release date

Bigmoon Entertainment release a new trailer, and confirm the release date, for motorsport game, Dakar 18.

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Bigmoon Entertainment release a new trailer, and confirm the release date, for Dakar 18.

Pack your maps, we’re going for a drive, from the comfort of our own homes. Bigmoon Entertainment have announced that the world-famous annual Dakar rally will be coming to a PC or games console near you on September 28, 2018.

Dakar 18 is based on the legendary cross-country race, and authentically recreates the its 14 stage course. It’s the first game based on the event to be released in 15 years.

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Peru, Bolivia and Argentina are all en route, with players having to use genuine road books – provided by governing body Amaury Sport Organisation – to plot the correct path. The ambitious game will feature a faithful mix of cars, bikes, trucks, quads, and SxS vehicles to use.

As well as its offline single player component, Dakar 18 also features online multiplayer races, as well as a local split-screen mode.

The game’s new trailer shows off some of the sights in store, as well as the mapping mechanics, and some nicely executed environmental conditionals. Buckle up and take a gander.

Dakar 18 will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on September 28, 2018.


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