Greetings, runners! It’s a pleasure to be back and bring you the latest details on Dirt 5, our award-winning off-road racing game, available now on PS5 and PS4.
While the launch of Dirt 5 may have been in November of last year, we’ve been at full throttle since then, supporting our players with content drops, free updates, community requested additions and even more. We’re in the mood to slow down either – as a summer of thrills for Dirt 5 begins with our biggest game update, launching July 20.
New cars, new tracks, new ways to play and more are coming next week, and they’re all boosted to PlayStation 5 with dedicated changes that change the feel and sound of every epic racing moment. We’ll take a closer look at exclusive advancements for PS5 gamers soon, but first let us take you on a tour of this massive update …
Dirt 5’s biggest update
Dirt 5’s career experience and car roster grows further, with the Super Size Content Pack – available July 20 for Amplified / Year One players, and available for purchase at the same time. time on the PS Store for others.
The pack includes our biggest expansion unique to Career, with 27 new events and four additional extra-large cars to tear up the tracks with: the Bentley Continental GT Ice Racer, Armada Rock Racer, Rezvani Tank and Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Baja Concept. New liveries for each of the cars, two additional selectable sponsors and customization elements are also included.
Everything else coming to Dirt 5 on July 20 is free and available to all players, so buckle up. The Unknown Playgrounds Parts Pack adds more items to use in our custom Arena Creator Mode, all with space themed and sci-fi influences. Also in Playgrounds, we’re adding weekly challenges and unique creator rewards, to provide more competition and incentive to use all aspects of the mode.
Elsewhere, more iconic liveries are available for five different cars, five more Trophies have been added, and finally there is the small affair of two brand new circuits! The first additions to our list of trails since launch, discover San Conrado and Rio Seafront, both winding through the beaches and jungle of Brazil.
DualSense controller haptics and adaptive triggers
In the same way all From that, players on PS5 will feel more connected to Dirt 5 than ever before with this update, as we are implementing full haptics and adaptive trigger support for the DualSense controller. These improvements allow Dirt 5 to give you more feedback throughout each event. Notice the changes in traction on different surfaces, feel the brake trigger push against you as you slow down, feel the thud of a gear shift, and find the limit of grip as you steer and accelerate through corners.
Haptic feedback and adaptive triggers will help riders make the right decisions and stay in control of the car, as Dirt 5 sends a wealth of information to the DualSense pad and to their fingertips. It’s a racing feeling that you have to play to believe it.
3D audio in Dirt 5 for PlayStation 5
Plug in stereo headphones to your PS5 DualSense controller to add another layer of immersion when playing Dirt 5, as we’ve refined our use of its 3D audio capabilities even further. Hear the roar of other cars racing all around you through our dynamic audio range, and hear speakers and trackside spectators turn up and down in volume as you run past them. Our attention to detail with the audio in Dirt 5, coupled with 3D audio support, creates a true soundscape that takes the overall experience to the next level.
Discover everything in Dirt 5
We’re extremely happy to continue supporting the Dirt 5 community with this massive update on July 20, and we can’t wait to see how PlayStation 5 gamers react to our DualSense controller upgrades. Simply download the update for Dirt 5 on PS5 to experience it for yourself starting next Tuesday. We’ll see you on the trail – or dirt… or snow… or sand… or ice… you know what we mean.