LONG AWAITED SEQUEL TO DiRT RALLY® RELEASES ON PS4, XBOX ONE & PC IN FEBRUARY 2019 Codemasters has today announced DiRT Rally 2.0™, the follow up to the incredible fan favourite that puts players in control of a collection of the most iconic rally cars against the most challenging stages around the world. Marking a return to the simulation style off road racing that made the original such a hit with gamers, DiRT Rally 2.0 will launch on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC (DVD and via Steam) on Tuesday 26th February 2019. To celebrate the announcement of DiRT Rally 2.0 Codemasters has released a trailer for the game which can be viewed now here: www.youtube.com/DiRTgame. DiRT Rally 2.0 will take you to six rally locations around the world where you can take on incredible hand crafted stages in a wide variety of cars from the history of the sport and modern day. The official game of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, DiRT Rally 2.0 will also feature cars from the 2018 season as well as eight of the official WorldRX circuits at launch. All pre-orders editions of DiRT Rally 2.0 will include access to the amazing Porsche 911 RGT Rally Spec as a bonus vehicle to use on the stages. In addition there will also be a DiRT Rally 2.0 Deluxe Edition which also includes the first two seasons of post-launch additional content, each with three locations (split between rally and rallycross) and five early vehicles unlocks (Ford Escort MkII, Lancia Stratos, Subaru Impreza 1995, AUDI Sport quattro S1 E2 and Ford Fiesta OMSE SuperCar Lite). The Deluxe Edition will also allow players to get their hands on the game four days […]
The finale is almost upon us! The Volkswagen R DiRT World Championships final, which will take place on Saturday 26th May at Silverstone as part of the inaugural Speedmachine festival, will pit the fastest six DiRT 4 players in the world against each other live on Motorsport.tv and Twitch from 2pm BST. The partnership with Volkswagen R will see the players drive the Volkswagen Polo R Supercar during the three rallycross events in the final as well – and as well as that, you’ll see lots of pretty Volkswagen R branding appear throughout the game and during the stream. The final takes place at Speedmachine, the British round of the FIA World Rallycross presented by Monster Energy, at Silverstone (www.speedmachine.com). We’re super proud to have such an impressive headline sponsor on board for the series, and we can’t wait to see the Volkswagen Polo R Supercar in action – both in game and in real life. “We are delighted to be working with Volkswagen R on the DiRT World Championships,” commented Codemasters’ Esports Manager, Andy Gray. “It is an incredible brand which brings with it a great deal of recognition and credibility. “The quality of the competition we have seen so far in the DiRT World Championships has been immense and the final promises to be even better with the best six DiRT 4 players racing it out live at Speedmachine. We cannot wait!” “Esports is an important and continuously growing field for the automotive industry and Volkswagen R is thrilled to be the partner of the DiRT World Championships at Speedmachine. The finalists are travelling from as far as South Africa, which is incredible and proof of the global community Esports creates. We are looking forward to the finals,” comments Jost Capito, Executive Director Volkswagen R. We didn’t stop […]
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Codemasters, in partnership with Motorsport Network, today announced that the inaugural DiRT World Championships will begin next week, giving you the opportunity to win a test drive in a stunning RX2 rallycross car* in front of a huge crowd at Silverstone. The DiRT World Championships will climax with a showpiece final at Speedmachine, the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, in May, and will be streamed live on Motorsport.tv. Using the Community Events system in DiRT 4, players will compete online in a mixture of rally and rallycross races to earn a place in the live streamed quarter-finals and semi-final to gain a place at Speedmachine. Details of the rounds, rules and how to take part can be found here: Driver’s Handbook // DiRT World Championships rules Operated in conjunction with Gfinity, a global leader in esports events and competitions, there are six weekly qualifying rounds in total with the first beginning on Monday, 12th February. Round One challenges you to set the best time in a two-stage rally in Australia using a Group A car. The top two times on each platform (PlayStation 4, Xbox and PC) will qualify for the quarter finals. Motorsport Network is committed to utilizing its global reach of motorsport fans to live-stream and promote the event, amplified by 200+ of the world’s most influential journalists with coverage across 21 editions in 17 languages. “We are delighted to announce the DiRT World Championships,” said Codemasters’ eSports Manager, Andy Gray. “DiRT has a vibrant, dedicated and highly engaged community so we believe that this is the perfect time to introduce an eSport element. Having the final at Speedmachine, in front of a live audience of motorsport fans, adds an incredible incentive. The fact that the winner will then be handed a chance to drive an RX2 car in front […]
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