In the course of the last year, job posting of Codemasters appeared for the first time, in which the speech was from the most ambitious and largest AAA game of the developer for more than a decade. Of course, this message ensured great expectations as well as speculation with racing game fans.

CodeMasters acquires WRC license!!

According to sources familiar with the plans of Codemasters, the title is based on the World Rally Championship License, for which Codemasters could secure the exclusive rights from 2023 to 2027.

This could also be the reason why the studio sees his work on Dirt Rally 3 and in early February even renamed the official Twitter profile of Dirt in Easportsrally.

The new WRC title should appear all foresight after 2023. According to internal sources, however, large problems in quality assurance should have occurred during development, which are due to a poor leadership through the parent company Electronic Arts.

The original number of QA employees was reduced from 200 to 120 and many of the employees should be dissatisfied with their situation due to bad management and unconventional treaties.