Get ready for the real and virtual worlds to collide at Gamescom, where Ford will reveal their ‘Raptor’ Ranger – both for drivers and gamers.

The first-ever vehicle launched at Europe’s largest gaming event, held 21-25 August, in Cologne, Germany, promises to bring the fun back to on- and off-road driving. It will also be added to a forthcoming racing video game, enabling gamers to push the vehicle to its limits on virtual racetracks.

At the Ford stand in Hall 8, visitors can test their driving skills on eight racing pods and a special 4D racing simulator, built specifically for the event, which offers the nearest-to-real experience imaginable for driving a performance vehicle.

During the event, each day’s lap record holder on the 4D simulator will win a trip to the UK to spend a day with the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team.

With more than 355,000 visitors and 919 exhibitors, Gamescom serves as the central platform for the European computer and video game industry.