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Revision as of 15:56, 18 October 2020

WRC 9: FIA World Rally Championship
WRC 9: FIA World Rally Championship cover
Developers
Kylotonn
Publishers
Nacon
Engines
Kt Engine
Release dates
Windows September 3, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 76
OpenCritic 80
IGDB 80
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person, Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Racing, Simulation
Vehicles Track racing, Off-roading
Art styles Realistic
Series WRC
WRC 9: FIA World Rally Championship on IGDB
WRC 9: FIA World Rally Championship on MobyGames
WRC 9: FIA World Rally Championship on Wikipedia
WRC
WRC: FIA World Rally Championship 2010
WRC 2: FIA World Rally Championship 2011
WRC 3: FIA World Rally Championship 2012
WRC 4: FIA World Rally Championship 2013
WRC Powerslide 2014
WRC 5: FIA World Rally Championship 2015
WRC 6: FIA World Rally Championship 2016
WRC 7: FIA World Rally Championship 2017
WRC 8: FIA World Rally Championship 2019
WRC 9: FIA World Rally Championship 2020

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
GamersGate
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Gamesplanet
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows

Version differences

Deluxe Edition contains the base game, Toyota Corolla 1999, the Barcelona Super Special Stage (SSS) and a career development boost.

Monetization

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Audi Quattro A2 1984 Granted for pre-ordering the game.
Windows
Toyota Corolla 1999
Windows
Barcelona SSS
Windows
Career Starter Upgrades
Windows

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Remove or rename video files[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\WIN32\Movies
  2. Remove or rename Splash_KT.mp4 and WRC9.mp4.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\WRC9\UserSettings.cfg

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\WRC9\SAVEDATA

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Store

Video

Display settings
Display settings
Graphics settings
Graphics settings
Post process settings
Post process settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ menus and gameplay with spanned HUD.[2]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
-20 to 20 in increments of 1, FOV can be individually changed for every camera. Camera settings can be accessed during gameplay only.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Labeled Texture filtering. Low, Medium, High, Very High.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off, FXAA, TAA, FXAA+TAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Off, Standard, Adaptive.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
As a toggle limited to the colors of the guidance signs, found in Gameplay settings.

Input

Key bindings settings
Key bindings settings
Control settings
Control settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
-10 to 10 in increments of 1, sensitivity can be changed for every button assigned.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
[3]
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
[4]
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes USB
Generic/other controllers
The game supports various steering wheels and pedals.
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
[5]
Haptic feedback
0 to 150 in increments of 1, different vibration intensity could be assigned for every part of the car when using a steering wheel with haptic feedback.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio

Sound settings
Sound settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Background sound, Menu, Car engine, Voice.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
Vertical split-screen.
LAN play
Online play
8 Versus

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Dedicated
Self-hosting

Issues fixed

Game freezes/crashes when using a Logitech steering wheel

Close G HUB[6]
  • Launch the game with G HUB running to switch the wheel into PC mode, disable G HUB once it is in PC mode.
Use Logitech Gaming Software instead of G HUB.[7]

Other information

Launch the game in DirectX 11

Edit UserSettings.cfg
  1. Open the configuration file with a notepad.
  2. Search for Engine.Device.DirectXVersion = 12; and change 12 to 11.
  3. Save the file.

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX, SpeedTree, PopcornFX
Audio FMOD

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 2100
AMD FX 4350
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650
ATI Radeon HD 5870
DirectX 12 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

References

  1. Removed video files manually to test intro skipping.
  2. WRC 9 - PC Ultra Quality (3440x1440) - last accessed on 2019-08-30
  3. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-08-30
    Tested the game with Microsoft's Xbox One controller connected through a USB cable
  4. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-08-30
    Tested the game with Sony's PlayStation DualShock 4 V2 controller connected through a USB cable
  5. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-08-30
    Tested the game by hot-plugging two different controllers
  6. WRC 9 Game freezes - last accessed on 2020-09-04
  7. (Possible) fix for game crashing/freezing with Logitech wheels - last accessed on 2020-09-04