DiRT series is all about off-road racing. This series of games are developed and published by Codemasters. DiRT 5 is the eighth and upcoming DiRT game. DiRT 5 was announced on May 5, 2020, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC. It would also come for the upcoming new-gen consoles during Autumn and Google Stadia in early 2021. The announcement trailer also revealed some information about the release date. The trailer stated October as the month of release for DiRT 5.
On June 18, 2020, we finally got a new trailer for DiRT 5 and a specific release date for the game It will be released on October 9, 2020, and will be available for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
This new trailer emphasizes a lot on the story and the Career mode. The video description states “DIRT 5 takes a legendary off-road racing series to new heights in all ways – including its most ambitious Career mode ever”. The Steam store page claims DiRT 5 to be the boldest off-road experience by Codemasters.
Thanks to the official Twitter handle of DIRT (@dirtgame), we even got a roadmap about the feature announcements leading to the release on October.
Today's video is part of our big Career mode focus for June - loads more features, gameplay and something extra-special are on their way before October 9... 👀#DIRT5https://t.co/RjSfJr7LTs pic.twitter.com/JgoQJPmigK— DIRT (@dirtgame) June 18, 2020
DiRT 5 is currently up for pre-order on PC (through Steam) and the current-gen consoles. Those who pre-order on Steam will get Ford F-150 Raptor PreRunner by Deberti Design as a pre-order bonus. There are two different versions of the game which are up for pre-order on Steam. Firstly, its the Standard edition, which is, the game and the pre-order bonus. Secondly and finally, it is the Amplified Edition. The Amplified Edition is all of the Standard Edition with some pre-unlocked game content and a 3 days early access. The players with the Amplified Edition get three ready-to-race cars, Ariel Nomad Tactical, Audi TT Safari and VW Beetle Rallycross. On top of that, you also get three player sponsors with exclusive rewards, objectives, liveries, and content for upcoming features. If that was not enough, you also get increased XP and currency gains with this edition of the game.
The description on Steam store states “Grabbing DIRT 5: Amplified Edition from October 2020 ensures you have the keys to everything the boldest, bravest off-road racing game has to offer, and are first in line for everything we create post-launch.”
So mark your calendar guys, Oct 9, 2020 is when we are going to get the latest and greatest off-road experience offering from Codemasters.