What you need to know
- Codemasters next entry in the DiRT series now has a launch date.
- Will hit Xbox One, PC and PS4 on October 9.
- Upgraded versions for Xbox Series X and PS5 have already been announced.
DiRT 5, Codemasters' next off-road racer now has its first launch date: October 9 2020. This applies to the Xbox One, PC and PS4 versions of the game, with Xbox Series X, PS5 and Google Stadia to come at a later date.
DiRT 5 takes a very different approach to rally games than its stablemate, DiRT Rally 2.0, with a more casual style and wider scope of gameplay. The launch date has been revealed alongside a new career mode trailer which you can check out below.
Along with a trailer, we get some interesting nuggets of information about the career mode at the center of the game.
Big things have been promised for DiRT 5, bringing together the best in off-road racing, real-world brands and personalities, and the roadmap to launch promises monthly reveals of new information. The big pre-launch reveal looks set for August, so the DiRT 5 journey is only just beginning.
The wild world of DiRT gets bigger than ever
DiRT 5 takes a much different approach to the super-serious DiRT Rally franchise and this one will be the biggest yet, with bonus Xbox Series X support to boot.
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