WRC Generations Trailer: Latest trailer shows new Rally1 hybrid cars in action

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WRC Generations has been announced! WRC Generations will be released this October, as confirmed in the game's announcement trailer.

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What else do we learn in this trailer, though? We've got everything you need to know right here!

Gameplay videos showcase Rally Sweden and Rally Japan

The trailers have got us excited for WRC Generations, but they are no substitute for actual gameplay. Thankfully, Kylotonn has released two official gameplay videos showcasing Rally Japan and Rally Sweden.

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In the gameplay videos, we get to see WRC drivers get behind the wheel of the Rally1 hybrid cars and give their feedback on the updated car handling. Judging from their impressions, the Rally1 cars will be more challenging but rewarding to drive.

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Hybrid Cars trailer shows Rally1 cars in action

WRC Generations will feature the new Rally1 hybrid cars. Debuting in the 2022 WRC season, the new Rally1 cars boast hybrid powertrains providing more torque and up to 30% more power.

Following the announcement trailer, the new trailer shown at Nacon Connect gives a first look at WRC Generations' new Rally1 hybrid cars in action. These new cars also add an element of strategy as you'll need to choose the right engine mapping and electric boost to maximise performance in stages.

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Announcement trailer and analysis

The announcement trailer is only 49 seconds long, but we see and learn a lot about the game.

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We start in the woods of Scandinavia, where the snowy Rally Sweden is taking place. When then get a quick look at another rally, possibly the Safari Rally in the Savannahs of Africa.

Despite the name change, Generations will feature all of the content for the 2022 season. A quick shot of a Ford Rally1 car being revealed is then shown, as are some more landscapes of Sweden's new environment.

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WRC Generations Ford Puma Rally1 car
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The new Rally1 hybrid cars will provide a new challenge in WRC Generations.

The action shots are a mix of live action and virtual reality and it's honestly hard to tell which is which at times. Multiplayer mode will get a revamp thanks to a new league system.

This is also the first Rally game that will feature the new hybrid Rally1 cars. There will be a huge 37 historical rally cars to race as well.

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Consoles and Release Date

Right at the end of the trailer, we get a still that shows us that WRC Generations is going to be released on multiple consoles. These include Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.

This also includes the old-gen systems of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Lastly, Switch and PC will get Generations at a later point as well.

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LET IT SNOW: Rally Sweden was at the centre of the trailer
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LET IT SNOW: Rally Sweden was at the centre of the trailer

WRC Generations will release worldwide on 13th October 2022. We don't yet know the release date for PC nor Switch.