It’s hard to say which of the WRC 4 trailers, handily embedded below, is more dramatic. The first, an announcement trailer, introduces its logos as if it were attempting to rally troops for battle rather than preparing to show some cars in a rally. The music throbs as the camera observes a car, poised and ready to rumble. And then, sound and vision combine in a frenzy of scorching beats and skidding vehicles. Very exciting. Following close in the treadmarks of the announcement trailer, there’s a ‘time of day’ video, showing differences in lighting from dawn to dusk. How could the simple passage of time be rendered dramatic, you might well ask. How about adding the music from the final battle in a fantasy epic, as the trolls rage? Perhaps.
The game is out next month and includes every track from the World Rally Championships and more than sixty cars. That’s surely enough cars to satisfy all of your automobile needs?