Codemasters Teases Something New Coming to the DiRT Series

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  1. ELmarcotuff

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    I see a lot of gymkhana stuff being mentioned, I kinda hope the same, but in a gymkhana grid fashion, like showdown
     
  2. Moby45

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    I hope to see no gymkhana. Most boring part of all the dirt games.

    But I would like to see the multi-discipline off road stuff again. The rally raid events were always fun and I love short course off road racing with trucks and buggies. The dirt series seemed to be the only one making decent short course off road stuff.
     
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  3. MrRaahzeel

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    Definitely Dirt 5 with the strong DNA of DIRT 2 & specially DIRT 3.

    Those games on PS3 where so fun
     
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  4. Sage Ages

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    I can't speak for Showdown but I thought the whole DC Compound from Dirt 3 was pretty fun, particularly in online events.


    That said, I don't really expect Gymkhana to return and if it does, it most likely won't have Kenny from the Block.
     
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  5. tunaphis

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    "We were supposedly getting a new Dakar game this year too."
    Be a big ask considering BigMoon pretty much has shut up shop due to lack of funding.
    Their website remains untouched since the dlc finished.
    Email (In my case) was unanswered.
    edit; Sorry a bit off topic.
     
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  6. T0MMY3688

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    I do hope it is similar to Dirt 2, I miss having those Dakar trucks and SUVs.
     
  7. MXH

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    I'd love a mixture of D2 & D3 to return back. The lavish UI and presentation combined with the excellent soundtracks, car sounds, physics & overall fun factor of these games made me play both of them religiously for a long time.

    Genuinely intrigued what they'll bring to the table with the new installment.
     
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  8. FoRiZon

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    DiRT Showdown is cursed with the "DiRT" namesake association. Would be received far better if it's named "Flatout" instead since the gameplay is largely similar with ejector seat stunts being replaced with gymkhanas.

    See what I did there?

     
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  9. Axl43

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    ...Could they maybe be featuring "Extreme E"?

    It's a brand new off-road competition with all electric buggies (it's the only thing I could think with the lightning bolt emoji)...

    I can see it:

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  10. MagpieRacer

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    Its just been shown during the series X showcase! Looks amazing. But it did look suspiciously like Forza Horizon. Open world off road. Looks great!
     
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    New CM game is being shown on the Xbox Series X stream.

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    Link to stream
     
  12. LumpiestFish

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    I didn’t catch the full trailer but definitely seems more along the lines of the Dirt 3-4 and Showdown. Smart move imo, Dirt 4 didn’t set itself far enough apart from Dirt Rally in terms of style and what not.
     
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  13. FT-1

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    Based on early impressions, I also got strong DiRT 2/3 vibes from the trailer. Really looking forward to seeing more!
     
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    I can’t tell if that’s the Ego or Madness Engine. :confused:
    Or maybe it’s the engine from OnRush?
     
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  16. MagpieRacer

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    Looks like Horizon to me.
     
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  17. Gr4ndy

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    Epic racing, pure expression, unbridled style
    DIRT 5 is the bold new off-road racing experience created by Codemasters. Blaze a trail across the most iconic routes in the world. Drive the widest roster of cars from rally icons, to trucks, to GT heroes and lots more. Play through a star-studded Career, four-player split-screen, innovative online modes, livery editor and more new features, DIRT 5 is the next generation of extreme racing.

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    Blaze a trail across the globe
    Take a trip around the world and race over 70+ unique routes across 10 different global locations in stunning environments complete with dynamic weather and time of day.

    Push the limits with incredible cars
    Get behind the wheel of an eclectic and exciting roster of cars. Conquer the toughest terrain with boulder-beating machines, take iconic rally cars to new locations, or feel the power of 900bhp sprint cars.

    Own the spotlight
    World-renowned voice talents Troy Baker and Nolan North head up the cast of DIRT 5’s story-driven Career mode. Under the tutelage of an icon, all eyes are on you to become the new star of an amplified world of off-road racing.

    Compete or co-operate in off-road action
    Local split-screen of up to four players on offline modes, including Career, makes DIRT 5 the perfect couch multiplayer racing game as you battle for position with your friends.

    Create and capture with new features
    Capture your biggest jumps and best moves with a detailed Photo Mode, and show your creative flair with DIRT’s deepest ever livery editor for all cars.

    I'm hyped. I'm getting Dirt 2/3 & MotorStorm/DriveClub vibes. @torque99 @sems4arsenal
     
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  18. BKGlover

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    ...How is this less telling than the Grid reboot debut? I think I'll keep my expectations grounded...with concrete.
     
  19. FT-1

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    Wicked, about time! :tup: Also like the sound of a structured story mode.

    There's one thing bugging me though - Is anyone seeing anything that can't be achieved on the PS4 Pro/Xbox One X in the footage seen so far? Don't get me wrong, the game looks stunning but I'm not seeing any next-gen leap so far.
     
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  20. Sage Ages

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    I would guess it's mostly gonna be in the lighting and weather/particle effects. I don't think anyone is gonna magically upgrade all of their cars to GT Sport quality or anything like that.
     
  21. c172fccc

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    Hmm after looking more closely, it sure looks like the OnRush/Driveclub engine. The game will probably feel very different from all the previous Dirt.
     
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  22. Sage Ages

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    Not sure how people are getting Horizon out of this. Maybe in the visual style but otherwise I don't get it.
     
  23. RedRockValley

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    Interesting. It's like Sega Rally Revo and Forza Horizon had a baby.
     
  24. MagpieRacer

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    So none of what your seeing gives you Horizon vibes? Have you played Horizon 4?
     
  25. Nigrick

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    This is Driveclub/OnRush engine! Super excited for this game!
     
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  26. FT-1

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    I think the Horizon comparisons are fair as it is currently the most prolific racing series to feature racing on various surfaces with a festival-like backdrop.

    Although if we are being pedantic, DiRT 2 merged a festival setting with racing games long before Playground games got a shot at it, but comparisons are also being made to earlier games in the series too.
     
  27. Sage Ages

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    So apparently every racing game released after 2012 is copying Horizon. Got it.
     
  28. MagpieRacer

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    No. Games that have almost identical aesthetics and story driven single players with seasons, dynamic time and weather in relatively speaking, open maps, shown in a trailer that, without knowledge of it being from codemasters or being Dirt, could just as easily have been a trailer for a Horizon game or Expansion for one.

    And its not copying, but its very obviously been inspired by it.

    And as for every game being compared to Horizon, you're dam right. F1 2020? You seen that stuff bro? Zandvoort banked like god dam hot wheels expansion. Just copying Horizon bro.
     
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  29. JC_Dude

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    Looks pretty good, getting some Dirt 2 vibes. Definitely keeping this on my radar.
     
  30. T0MMY3688

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    Seems like a good move Dirt 5, reminds me of Gravel from Milestones. I hope the routes gets crazier and more similar to Motorstorm.
     
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