Bigmoon Entertainment and Deep Silver/Koch Media have announced DAKAR 18, a cross-country rally racing game which is aiming to give players one of the biggest open worlds than ever before in a racing game.

Based on the world famous annual rally – organised by Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) in South America – DAKAR 18 is a realistic simulation of the biggest cross-country rally in the world, featuring motorcycles, cars, trucks, quads, and SxS. Players can compete in online multiplayer, as well as in offline modes, or single player. There’s also a heavy focus on realism – it’s promising stunning visuals to faithfully represent every vehicle and driver of the DAKAR 2018 rally. The game includes the major official Dakar manufacture teams, vehicles and pilots, the five racing class categories (Cars, Bikes, Trucks, Quads and SxS), and plenty more.

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.”

”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.


DAKAR 18 will come to PS4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018.