Dev Diary 3
Posted on 30th March 2015
Discover the programming side of Sébastien Loeb Rally EVO: a conversation with Mattia De Nadai – Lead Programmer Milestone.
The third and final developer diary features Mattia De Nadai, Lead Programmer at Milestone, in discussion with Roberto Buffa. The diary covers: shading technologies, and how lighting calculations provide photorealistic effects for the game assets; particle effects, a vital element in rally games, where interactions between the vehicle and the various different types of road surface are key; vegetation management, analysed on-site and developed over a series of stages for the fullest and most realistic vegetation ever seen in a rally game; and vehicle physics and 3D simulation, developed in collaboration with multiple champion Sébastien Loeb, guaranteeing players an authentic rally experience.
A name. A legend. One of the most exciting rally challenges in the world. Four wheels. These are the ingredients that make up Milestone’s first proprietary IP dedicated to the world of autosports, a title that launches the player into the world of rally alongside one of the most iconic figures in the history of the sport: Sébastien Loeb. This uncompromising rally simulator debuts on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. Milestone studios are gearing up for a glorious 2015. Created in collaboration with nine-time rally world champion, Sébastien Loeb Rally Evo will powerslide into players’ homes all over the world with the aim of getting their adrenalin pumping and delivering all the thrills of the world of rally.
Career mode: live the life of a rally driver and compete for a place on Sébastien Loeb’s team, where he will be your mentor and guide you through all the secrets of the sport.
Offline mode: work on your skills and perfect your driving style for a truly rewarding experience.
Online modes: challenge friends and rivals from all over the worldfor endless entertainment.
Currently in development at Milestone studios in Italy, Sébastien Loeb Rally Evo will be available in autumn 2015 on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 and PC/Steam
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