Bigmoon Entertainment and Deep Silver/Koch Media today announced a global distribution and co-publishing agreement for DAKAR 18. A cross-country rallying game that aims to be one of the biggest open worlds ever made in a racing game.
“We are proud to be partnering with A.S.O and Koch Media in order to bring a truly realistic DAKAR racing experience to players worldwide,” said Paulo J. Games, Game Director of Bigmoon Entertainment. “As the official developer of the project, we are sure that DAKAR 18 will be the finest representation of real life DAKAR in a video game.”
”Dakar will not be a 2 weeks adventure anymore, the fans will have the opportunity to live it all year long by playing at this new game,” said Marc Coma, Sporting Director of Dakar.
Based on the world famous annual rally of the same name, DAKAR 18 is expected to be a realistic simulation of the event. The game will feature motorcycles, cars, trucks, quads and SxS. Players will be able to compete online, as well as playing offline to grow their racing skills.
Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Koch Media states ”We are delighted to work with Bigmoon Entertainment’ on this promising title and look forward to bringing all our expertise to the project: Beyond that we look forward together to establishing the Dakar franchise in the racing community.”
The game is being released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2018.