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DAKAR DESERT RALLY LAUNCHES OCTOBER 4 ON PLAYSTATION, XBOX & PC

Pre-order Saber Interactive’s massive open world rally racing game today to get the exclusive Audi RS Q e-tron off-road futuristic prototype vehicle
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.Aug. 16, 2022 – Saber Interactive has announced that Dakar Desert Rally, the biggest open world rally racing game ever based on the world-famous Dakar Rally, will release on Oct. 4, 2022, for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store. Experience intense off-road action from the official 2020, 2021 and 2022 Dakar raids with a wide range of authentic vehicles, realistic physics and visuals, and dynamic seasons and weather.

Fans can pre-order Dakar Desert Rally today at major digital and retail stores for $39.99. The Deluxe Edition is also available to pre-order for $59.99 and includes the full base game plus the Dakar Desert Rally Season Pass, featuring the DAF Truck Turbo-Twin and the Peugeot 405 Turbo 16 as day one vehicle unlocks, along with five upcoming DLC packs containing a new map, new vehicles, and two new rally events, all at a discounted price. Pre-ordering any version of Dakar Desert Rally will unlock the exclusive Audi RS Q e-tron, which made history by winning the 2022 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, becoming the first electric vehicle to win a desert rally.

Developed by Saber Porto, Dakar Desert Rally captures the genuine speed and excitement of Amaury Sport Organisation’s largest rally race on the planet, featuring a wide variety of licensed vehicles from the world’s top makers, including motorcycles, cars, trucks, quads and SSVs. Take on unique challenges for off-road simulation diehards and casual racing fans alike. Compete online in fierce four-player multiplayer races or navigate the vast wilds in single-player offline.

Key Features:

  • The Authentic Dakar Rally Experience: Discover more than 30 stages of full rally racing from the official 2020, 2021, and 2022 Dakar Rally with officially licensed vehicles, teams and pilots.
  • Immense Open World Action: Compete at high speeds across vast and extreme open world environments in both multiplayer and single-player modes.
  • Dynamic Seasons & Weather: Dakar Desert Rally features all four seasons and a full day-night cycle. Whether facing billowing sandstorms, blazing desert sunlight, grueling rain and snow, or deep mud, you’ll need to overcome the elements and your competition to win.
  • Single-Player & Online Multiplayer: Evolve your rally raid career in single-player or compete in online multiplayer events with up to three of your friends.

For more on Dakar Desert Rally, check out www.dakarthegame.com, and #DaretoDrive by following the game on Twitter, Instagram, Discord and Facebook.

About Saber Interactive
An Embracer Group company headquartered in the U.S., Saber Interactive is a worldwide publisher and developer consisting of over 20 studios in the Americas and Europe. Creating games for all major platforms based on original and licensed IPs, Saber’s titles include Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2, World War Z, SnowRunner, Evil Dead: The Game and A Quiet Place. Founded in 2001, Saber is known for two decades of development partnerships with AAA publishers, producing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Nintendo Switch, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Crysis Remastered, and many others.

Media Contact
Dan Ketterer
Sandbox Strategies for Saber Interactive
[email protected]
www.sandboxstrat.com

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