DIRT 5’s Accolades Trailer Celebrates the Racing Title

Codemasters® today shares the DIRT 5™ accolades trailer following the critical acclaim the game received after launching on November 6, 2020.



Developed by the Codemasters Cheshire studio, DIRT 5 has been praised for its diverse mix of game modes from traditional races across global locations, to the innovative new Playgrounds and four-player split-screen, as well as its implementation of next-generation features on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation® 5 including smooth 120 frames-per-second gameplay.


Dirt 5 accolades trailer


DIRT 5 offers a thrilling and accessible experience for players of all abilities, featuring 13 vehicle classes to race across 70 routes in 10 global locations. DIRT 5’s Career mode stars the voice talents of gaming icons Troy Baker and Nolan North alongside the effervescent duo of James Pumphrey and Nolan Sykes of Donut Media, as well as cameos from the world of gaming and motorsport.

The DIRT series’ most ambitious game mode to date, Playgrounds, invites players to Create, Share, and Discover custom arenas across three event types: Gate Crasher, Smash Attack, and Gymkhana. This addictive community-driven experience is accompanied by traditional online multiplayer racing, party modes, and up to four-player split-screen offline for thrilling couch competition. A rich livery editor, Photo, Arcade, and Time Trial modes round off this densely populated title.

“From the star-studded Career to our newest addition, Playgrounds, the team have put their hearts and souls into creating an exciting, action packed, and most importantly, fun game,” said Robert Karp, DIRT 5 Development Director at Codemasters. “It’s humbling to see that critics and players around the world are enjoying their time with DIRT 5, no matter which platform they’re playing on.”

DIRT 5 is available now on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, and PC (Steam). The PlayStation®5 version is out now in North America, Australia, and New Zealand and will be launching on November 19, 2020 in all other territories. A Google Stadia version will launch in early 2021. The game supports Xbox Smart Delivery and PlayStation’s free upgrade when players switch to an Xbox Series X|S or PlayStation 5*.

*Discless consoles require a digital entitlement to upgrade


About Codemasters


Codemasters (AIM:CDM) is an award-winning British video game developer and publisher with over 30 years of heritage. The company specializes in high-quality racing games including DiRT, GRID, and the BAFTA award-winning official F1® series of videogames.


In November 2019 Codemasters acquired Slightly Mad Studios, creators and developers of award-winning IP including the Project CARS franchise.


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About Koch Media

The Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware and merchandise.

The group’s publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading global publishing partner. The Koch Media Group runs a multi-label strategy with fully owned publishing units such as Deep Silver, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt which publish games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.

Additionally, as global publishing partner Koch Media has formed long-term multi-national publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Konami, Koei Tecmo, Sega, Square Enix, Warner Bros and many others. With its parent company in Höfen, Austria, and the Publishing HQ in Munich, Germany, Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.

The Koch Media Group owns seven game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy), Voxler (Paris / France) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam /The Netherlands). Additionally, the Koch Media Group collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.

Part of the Koch Media Group is also Koch Films, a European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as a cinema, TV, online and Home Entertainment distributor. The Koch Media Group also owns Gaya Entertainment, a leading video game merchandise company in Munich, Germany, and the Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, Czech Republic.