WRC 9 December Update LIVE: GR Yaris, co-driver mode, Rally Portugal & more

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Nacon's superb rally game WRC 9 is getting a free update before Christmas arrives!

Let's see what is coming with this freebie.

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Release date

The update is now available!

This update is just for Xbox One, PS4, and PC for now. It will be coming to the amazing next-gen version at a later date.

Toyota GR Yaris Rally Concept

A new car has landed in WRC 9!

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Nacon got to sit down with Toyota GAZOO Racing to give players the chance to race this staggering concept car.

Based on the well-known GR Yaris, this beast is ultra-high-performance with four-wheel drive. This will be its debut in a video game, so get ready to jump behind the wheel of a very special piece of machinery.

Co-driver mode

WRC 9 takes another step closer to the championship itself with this all-new co-driver mode.

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Two online players can race in the same car, with the co-driver providing the pace notes. That includes details on the route, bends, and of course hazards.

DID I STUTTER: Pace notes are crucial to performance in WRC 9
DID I STUTTER: Pace notes are crucial to performance in WRC 9

With intergrated voice chat this co-op mode will give you the chance to go even deeper into the world of WRC and step into the shoes of the most crucial partnership in motorsport.

Rally Portugal upgrade

Nacon is providing even more content for racers with an expansion to Rally Portugal!

ALL NEW: This Yaris will blow players away
ALL NEW: This Yaris will blow players away
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6 new special stages are getting added for players to compete on. With tracks that alternate between forests, villages, and wide-open spaces it creates more miles and extra challenges for everyone.

WRC 9 review

Not got WRC 9 yet? You're missing out!

With an engaging career mode and superb gameplay it's a contender for Game of the Year. Read our full review here.