We’ve hit the middle of May, which means the E3 hype trains is well on its way. For now, we’re back back with another SGO Inside Drive covering a few things you may have missed. If you didn’t know, Bigben Week passed highlighting several games like WRC 8 and more. As always, you can catch the details below.
SGO Inside Drive 5/16: WRC 8 & More!
The Official WRC Game Returns
While announcement of the series’ return may not be new, you may find some new details following Bigben Week. After a two year hiatus, WRC 8 will be returning this September for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. This year will offer a selection of WRC 2 and Junior WRC drivers. In addition, players will find a few historic models. Specifics on those will be revealed as we move closer to E3. WRC 8 also features a new dynamic weather system that will challenge players with randomized elements to test their skill behind the wheel. All this and more will take place across 100 stages over 14 countries.
NHL Gaming World Championship 2019 Revealed
The NHL announced its full list of sponsors for the NHL Gaming World Championship of 2019.
- Honda and Scotiabank are returning sponsors with Adidas, ASTRO Gaming, Brisk, Great Clips, and MGM Resorts joining the ranks.
Adidas will act as the official outfitter for the NHL Gaming World Championship. The event will have branded jackets and caps for finalists at each Regional Final event. ASTRO Gaming will provide the official gaming accessories. Players will be provided with their brand of controllers and headsets for the World Championship. ASTRO’s C40 TR Controller, A40 TR Headset, and MixAmp Pro TR will be used at the events.
Bigben Week Conference Breakdown
If you’ve been following all week, then you may have noticed coverage of Bigben’s announcements. You can check out what’s on the way in their latest list of upcoming games.
- Tennis World Tour released about a year ago. Now, Bigben has unveiled plans to release a new version of the game. Coming this month, the Roland-Garros Edition will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
- During their conference, Bigben revealed the upcoming FIA European Truck Racing Championship game. FIA ETRC plans to push players to face the same obstacles as real life racers. You can pick up FIA ETRC this July on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch.
- Offering a diverse lineup of titles, Bigben discussed its focus on racing, sports, and simulation. Among the titles showcased was the upcoming Overpass. This game plans to bring a whole new level of off-road action.Be sure to check out coverage here on the website!
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