Codemasters® today rolls out the first major Downloadable content (DLC) pack for DIRT 5™, adding fresh experiences to the acclaimed off-road racing game. Alongside Update 3.00, which adds free content for all players, the Energy Content Pack and free Junkyard Playgrounds items give players new vehicles and a selection of additional Playgrounds items. Also available from today, Update 3.00 includes more free content for everyone, headlined by three new iconic official liveries for the Ford RS200, Ford Escort RS Cosworth, and Peugeot 205 T16 Evo 2. The update increases the game’s Level cap to 120 and, following feedback from the DIRT 5 community, optimises performance across the board.
“We have big plans for DIRT 5 in 2021, and this content drop is the perfect way to kick off the new year,” said Robert Karp, DIRT 5 Development Director at Codemasters. “Adding new options for multiple game modes, bringing in new cars and events for players to master, and implementing player-requested changes are the team’s focuses for this year.”
DIRT 5 continues to offer even more ways to race, create and customise, with a huge slate of new content coming to the game this month. Tear up the globe in iconic machines, then turn trash into a racing masterpiece, with the arrival on the Energy Content Pack and the FREE Junkyards Playground Update for DIRT 5, launching on February 22 on all platforms! Four incredible cars from the world’s most famous manufacturers, purpose-built for all-terrain action, come to DIRT 5 alongside brand new content for multiple modes.
The racer’s eclectic car roster is expanded in the Energy Content Pack with four new cars: the Porsche Taycan Turbo S: Alpine A110 Sports X, Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra Pre-Runner. 25 new Career events are added with new sponsor options and rewards to unlock. The Junkyard Playgrounds content adds more options to the custom arena creator mode, with over 20 new Playgrounds objects. Items range from scrap metal start gates and checkpoints, to a huge fire-breathing dinosaur structure to race under.The Energy Content Pack is included in DIRT 5’s Amplified Edition and Year One Upgrade, or available to purchase from digital stores, whilst the Junkyard Playgrounds objects are free to all players.
They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, right? It’s time to prove that with DIRT 5’s latest batch of objects to use in Playgrounds – our groundbreaking new mode where players create, share and discover custom racing arenas. In this update comes over 20 new items to get creative with – from scrap metal, crushed cars and tyre stacks, to cranes, bulldozers and even our huge scrap-built dinosaur sculpture, we’re bringing you more ways to make your racing arenas unique, challenging and awe-inspiring. Whether you’re smashing into washing machines, spinning around in a shed, or racing toward a finish gate covered in flames, the Junkyard Playgrounds items are yours to use.
Owners of DIRT 5 Amplified Edition or the Year One Upgrade will receive all new content in 2021. The game supports both Xbox Smart Delivery and PlayStation’s free upgrade when players switch to an Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5. Codemasters is an award-winning British video game developer and publisher with over 30 years of heritage. The company specialises in high-quality racing games including DiRT, GRID, and the BAFTA award-winning official F1® series of videogames.