Show off your style and win the FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 season! Experience the 2013 season with the drivers, cars and courses of the WRC, WRC2, WRC3 and, for the first time, Junior WRC championships.
User reviews: Mixed (593 reviews) - 64% of the 593 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 25, 2013

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About This Game

Show off your style and win the FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 season!

Experience the 2013 season with the drivers, cars and courses of the WRC, WRC2, WRC3 and, for the first time, Junior WRC championships. Take advantage of an improved graphics engine and unprecedented realism that lets you develop new driving styles on surfaces that are more lifelike than ever. Play online against your friends morning, noon and night on one of the 78 available courses, each tougher than the last.

• The official 2013 FIA World Rally Championship videogame
• 65 official cars and colours
• 78 courses in 13 different countries
• An incredibly authentic and immersive career mode
• All weather conditions and road surfaces
• Online multiplayer mode for up to 16 people

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows®XP™ SP2, Windows®Vista™ or Windows®7
    • Processor: Intel™ 2.4 GHz or similar
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® Geforce 8800 GT or AMD® Radeon™ HD 3870 or above (has to run Pixel Shader 3.0) with at least 512 MB video memory
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 4100 MB available space
    • OS: Windows®XP™, Windows®Vista™, Windows®7
    • Processor: Intel™ Core 2 Duo / AMD™ Athlon 64 X2 or above
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce™ 9000 series or above, AMD® Radeon™ HD4000 or above (has to run Pixel Shader 3.0) with at least 1 GB video memory. Laptop versions of these cards are not fully supported.
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 4100 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
22 of 24 people (92%) found this review helpful
18.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 8
I feel somewhat torn about this game. On the one hand it is a competent rally game we had not since Colin McRae Rally 2005 and Richard Burns Rally. On the other hand it has some serious flaws. The game has quite arcady driving physics, and if it is good or not for you, it depends on your personal preferences. This is a proper rally game, so it does not have any Ghymkhana, rallycross or baja nonsense. It contains 4 classes (WRC, WRC 2, WRC 3 and Junior WRC) and 13 rallies with 6 special stages each.

On the other hand the amount of roads is quite limited. Each rally has 6 stages, but there are driven mostly through the same pieces of road, so there are only about 2 unique special stages per rally. The fact that kept us playing old rally games was great amount of special stages and vehicles, there just is not enough of that. The game is capped to 30 frames per second, what is unacceptable for a PC driving game nowadays, but there are some methods to remove this cap. The game still has some bugs, which are not game braking, but still can be annoying for some people.

The bottom line is that if you are into rally games, get it on sale. It has too much flaws to be recommended at full price, but if you can get it cheaper, it is worth playing.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
18.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
In short: It's just too lazily done to recommend.

So far I've driven 5 rallyes in the championship, out of which at least 3 are definitely just copied directly from WRC 3. I'll leave Sweden on "maybe, maybe not" category, but it does look awfully similar than the last one. Germany was the only one which seemed to have changed, although I'm not sure if it was for the better. The faster speed of the old one fit better.

The game also looks surprisingly bad. It somehow looks even worse than WRC 3. It's a shame, since WRC 3 showed some potential and with a bit better graphics it could have been one of the top rallying games.

One of the biggest issues is the pace notes. Which leave a lot to be desired. Sometimes they are late, sometimes they come too soon. The pacing is bad, some corners have totally derpy notes. hand brake on a "crossing", that would equal to a 5 level of difficulty, some corners noted 2 levels wrong in difficulty, some totally omitted from notation. And then the notes sometimes just disappear from the screen...

I haven't driven the proper 4wd cars, since I'm still in WRC3 so I can't say if the physics and drivability have changed, but based on WRC3, that side should be pretty good. And I haven't driven Greece yet, but if they haven't changed that one, that's a set of some of the best rallying stages I've driven in games.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 7
I've been playing this game for an hour, I was curious about it but due to some negative reviews I wait until I was sure. Finally I bought it last weekend in a sale and it hooked me sonce the 1st stage.

I think is one of the best rally games I have played in years since my PS1 days, I have played Dirt but it never hooked me, it was good but I felt it like an arcade more than a simulator. In WRC4 I felt a great change, an licensed FIA WRC game with the official 2013 season and drivers list, WRC schedule and several car settings. A very accurate copilot comunication and real damages.

Since the first minutes of the game I felt like I was playing Colin Mcrae Rally 2.0 from my PS1 days, but not in terms of graphics, but in terms of gameplay, it had that exceptional rally atmosphere I remember from when I was a kid in front of the tv.

Graphically I can't complain, I play in a laptop with intel hd4000 and even in low/medium settings looks great, but as I said previously the best part is gameplay.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
Boring, it's just as that! Milestone has a recipe for WRC but now they forgot the salt and pepper. It's tasteIess! I pray every night that someday, somebody will create a decent rally game. WRC4's handling is totally random, the cars reacts like plastic toy cars. For me even WRC2 was much more enjoyable. I'll stick to Xpand Rally or WRC2 until Milestone loses the FIA rights. Keep on making MXGP games but forget about rally!
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
9.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 17
I play Rally games just to look at beautiful world around me but in this game I can't cause stages are repetitive..... going under the same bridge in 4 out of 6 stages is weird. However I still like this game and would reccomend it.
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