DiRT Rally is the most authentic and thrilling rally game ever made, road-tested over 80 million miles by the DiRT community. It perfectly captures that white knuckle feeling of racing on the edge as you hurtle along dangerous roads, knowing that one crash could irreparably harm your stage time.
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Release Date: Dec 7, 2015

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August 17

DiRT Rally Update - Version 1.22

Hi all,

A further update is out following yesterday's patch,. See below for the fix list, and please let us know if there's anything that seems to have been missed!

Thanks,
Christina

Version 1.22 Fix list

· Audio - Engine and Co-Driver balance is now back to how it was in 1.20.

· Audio - Surround now works like it did in 1.20.

· Audio - Engine audio during post race sequence now plays out correctly.

If you're still having issues with audio in VR, then please email dirtgame@codemasters.com with your dxdiag and please let us know if your Rift is the default playback device in the Sound settings.

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August 15

DiRT Rally Update - Version 1.21

Hi all,

We've released our latest patch for DiRT Rally today! Here's what the update will bring:

• Graphics - Improvements to significantly reduce object popping during track intros and replays in VR.
• Graphics - Wheel will no longer lock to the left if you use the ultra low graphical preset.
• Graphics - Desktop image when playing in VR is no longer stretched.
• Graphics - Improvements to prevent the environment popping in the distance during a dynamic replay in VR.
• Game - You can now remap the headset position reset function in Controls for VR.
• Game - You can no longer press pause during the fade to black when you restart an event in VR.
• Audio - Razer Kraken will no longer cause the game to crash on boot.
• HUD - Split time will no longer overlap co-driver calls in VR.
• HUD - Repair puncture tooltip will no longer overlap speedometer in VR.
• HUD - Legibility improvements for smaller text elements in VR.
• HUD - Hud should no longer fall into your line of sight on hills if you have VR Vehicle Camera Motion turned on.
• HUD - Fix to prevent the "Recover Vehicle" tooltip remaining on screen when you have accepted an invite during gameplay.
• UI - A Message will now be displayed if you access the Steam Overlay in VR letting you know to take off your headset.
• UI - Certain pop up messages should now display correctly in VR.

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Reviews

“Dirt Rally is a brilliant looking and incredible sounding racing sim that feels absolutely outstanding”
8.9 – IGN

“Codemasters has delivered what's quite simply its finest driving game to date.”
Eurogamer Recommended – Eurogamer

“This is as authentic a portrayal of rally as you’re likely to find, and proves to be not just a return to form for Codemasters, but its best game to date.”
8/10 – Gamespot

Full Oculus VR Support

DiRT Rally now fully supports Oculus Rift giving you the ultimate experience in racing immersion.

DiRT Rally VR puts you directly in the driver’s seat of the most iconic rally cars ever produced as you take on some of the most challenging stages in the world including the incredible Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as well as experiencing wheel-to-wheel thrill of Rallycross.

• Full Oculus Rift VR support throughout the entire game
• Amazing 90fps experience

About This Game

DiRT Rally is the most authentic and thrilling rally game ever made, road-tested over 80 million miles by the DiRT community. It perfectly captures that white knuckle feeling of racing on the edge as you hurtle along dangerous roads at breakneck speed, knowing that one crash could irreparably harm your stage time.
DiRT Rally also includes officially licensed World Rallycross content, allowing you to experience the breathless, high-speed thrills of some of the world’s fastest off-road cars as you trade paint with other drivers at some of the series’ best-loved circuits, in both singleplayer and high-intensity multiplayer races.

• ICONIC RALLY CARS - DiRT Rally boasts over 40 of the most iconic and relevant cars from yesteryear through to modern day, representing the cars that the players want, and the ones that make the most sense for the surfaces they race on.
• SIX MASSIVE RALLIES WITH OVER 70 STAGES - Head to the muddy paths of Wales, the dusty trails of Greece and the icy tarmac of Monte Carlo. Take on the legendary hillclimb of Pikes Peak, the snowy thrills of Sweden, and the epic scenery of Finland.
• OFFICIAL FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CONTENT – Race at the Lydden Hill, Holjes and Hell tracks in six of the fastest off-road cars and take on your friends in high intensity, bumper-to-bumper multiplayer racing.
• CUSTOM RALLY EVENTS: Take any car on any track – configure and compete in single or multi-stage events.
• RALLY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Start on the bottom rung of the rally ladder and compete in a succession of events, earning points and money on your way to promotion. Use skilful driving and manage your repair schedules as you work your way to the top division and earn the most lucrative rewards.
• UPGRADES, REPAIRS, SETUP AND TUNING - DiRT Rally delivers depth in areas beyond driving – elements such as repairs, upgrades, and setup & tuning add a rich and strategic dimension to your rally experience.
• CHALLENGING, UNCOMPROMISING HANDLING MODEL - Codemasters has completely rebuilt the physical simulation for DIRT Rally to adequately capture how it feels to race across changing surfaces and has created brand new models for differential, suspension, engine mapping and turbo modelling.
• TEAM MANAGEMENT - Hire and fire your crew members each of whom which will have different skills, improving repair times for different parts of the car. Teach them new skills as they gain experience and work together as a team to improve your performance in events.
• PLAYER LEAGUE SUPPORT - Get together with friends and run your very own racing league. Join or create unlimited leagues and run them how and when you want.
• DAILY, WEEKLY AND MONTHLY ONLINE CHALLENGES - It’s you versus the entire DiRT community in a series of one-day, week-long and month-long challenges to earn in-game credits to improve your car and team.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: 64bit Versions of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
    • Processor: AMD FX Series or Intel Core i3 Series
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD HD5450 or Nvidia GT430 or Intel HD4000 with 1GB of VRAM (DirectX 11 graphics card required)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 50 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible soundcard
    • Additional Notes: Supported Graphics Cards: AMD HD5000 Series, HD6000 Series, HD7000 Series, R7 Series, R9 Series Nvidia GTX400 Series, GTX500 Series, GTX600 Series, GTX700 Series, GTX900 Series Intel HD4000 Series, HD5000 Series
    Recommended:
    • OS: 64bit Versions of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
    • Processor: AMD FX-8150 or Intel Core i5 4670K
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD R9 290 or Nvidia GTX780
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 50 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Direct X compatible soundcard
    • Additional Notes: Supported Graphics Cards: AMD HD5000 Series, HD6000 Series, HD7000 Series, R7 Series, R9 Series Nvidia GTX400 Series, GTX500 Series, GTX600 Series, GTX700 Series, GTX900 Series Intel HD4000 Series, HD5000 Series, HD6000 Series
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henduism
51.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
As someone who has played countless racing sims, and not-so-sim racing games, this has to be my favorite. The sheer madness of blasting your car 100 mph down a windy dirt road is exhilarating. Slamming into a tree 100 meters from the end of the stage is maddening!

While you do learn a good bit about most of the stages through repetition, it's nothing like driving around Monza for the 1000th time on other racing games. You will have to learn how to listen to your co-driver and adapt to surface changes on each stages.

As many others have said, this is a sim. It's going to show no mercy. Your going to punch it and go right off a cliff on the first drive(s). We all did. Due to the precision involved, it's best played with a wheel and pedals. Using an xbox controller is simply selling yourself short.
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SmithDoc
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
DiRT Rally is probably the best example of an Early Access game done good. The devs had a plan, they engaged with the community for feedback, and they executed to the best of their ability. DiRT Rally is hands down the best-looking, best playing rally sim available - it's a wild beast of a racing game, that demands so much from the player - simultaneously requiring extreme concentration and improvisation on a dime.

This game is also really well-optimized - possibly its strongest aspect - I'm playing this on a late-2013 macbook pro, all spec-ed out, and am getting north of 30fps on a mixture of medium-high settings. And this game still looks and feels incredible.

So good. DiRT Rally will blow your mind. But don't take my word for it!

10/10 would fly off Pike's Peak again.
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Ghaanja
153.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
Judt buy no ragrets best sim ever
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Mezelf
17.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
It's a better Rally game than Richard Burns Rally, which was the Greatest Of All Time, and that's all you need to know.
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jt974312
41.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Iam trying to use a xbox 360 controller and its all but impossible to play.
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AsianDominasian
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Game has the biggest let down of a multiplayer. Has a great single player, but the pvp online has about 3 tracks on 1 map. all you can do is change the weather conditions. Not many cars to costomize
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Mr Wing
133.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
One of the best rally games ever made.

A "must buy" for any rally fan!

Pros:
Lots of cars of all drive types and eras.
Good variety of locations.
Good graphics/sound.

Nitpicky cons:
Tarmac handling/physics could be better.
Would have liked more unique stages.
Cockpit view is wonky.
No proper triple screen support.
Can't save replays.
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VisualQuantum
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Just one word. PERFECTION!

Buy it!!! #JustDoIt
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AllocDK
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
So, i got this 1-2 days after it hit early acces, but never going to play it. Mostly because i wanted to play in VR.

And to be fair, its a really big con for me, that they are not working on native VR support for the Vive.
but it can be done with the ReVive fix.

And boy, i love this in VR. The sense of speed, and the sense of presence is out of this world.

And terrifying going directly into a tree.


If you like rally, buy this. I dont think it can get any better.
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RageCage
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
Unforgiving, but equally rewarding. Also, so beautiful it makes me want to buy a VR headset.
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24 of 24 people (100%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Recommended
15.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 2
While playing Dirt Rally you can truly feel the hate and anger Codemasters harbors for all those people who begged and pleaded for a realistic rally game. They decided to make a rally game so perfect, that nobody would ask for one like it again. Because, the reality is, you probably can't drive a rally car. That's where Dirt Rally really shines. It accuratly simulates you crashing into boulders, trees, falling off mountains, and dieing in other totally expected ways. The game is hard, because driving overpowered rally cars over and through gravel mountain roads is hard. And so you'll sink 12 hours into a single track with a single car hoping that at some point you'll reach the finish line. Any dreams of one day becoming a real rally driver are totally crushed along the way as well, just like your rally car that has hit more trees than it has safely passed.

10/10, would spend 4 hours trying to figure out how to get around a single bend again.
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16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 29
The level of concentration required for this game genuinely makes me nauseous.

10/10 for realism
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18 of 23 people (78%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
27.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 2
this is basically the Dark Souls of racing games!!
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
35.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 9
I had so much joy with DiRT 3, but there's more. Let's have a close look to DiRT Rally.

DiRT Rally is a rally game with plenty of modes like plain rally, rallycross and hillclimb. In the career, you start up with the oldest rally cars you can imagine of and pick either generated championships that go harder and harder or your own created championships. Over time you earn money and can buy some better cars and hire trained engineers that keep your car alive and install handy upgrades.

Graphics, sounds and physics are a impressive step and don't need overkill hardware. Recently, VR support was added which I find fancy. I haven't one of those VR-headsets yet, though.

Be aware that DiRT Rally is pretty much deep and demanding, therefore I'd rather call it a simulator, a tough one. There's no map, just You, the Co-driver and the car. Not all the damage can be repaired at once and it even decreases the earnings if you decide to restart. There's only one try for the online time trials also. In the other hand, you can activate driving aids if you need to.
It's important to find the most comfy steering method and the car's tuning for you. Keep a cool head and take breaks over time.

Do you love cars and won't mind a bunch of dirt? Would you accept the challenge? Get it.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
56.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 26
Where to Start.

This game is probably the most realistic "Rally" Simulator currently released. The game is quite hard to just sit down and pick up. Trust me, you will be in the hedge quicker than colin mcrae can say "If in Doubt, flat out".

The game starts you off in career only being able to afford 2 cars, and here on out the only way to buy better cars is to win events. Sounds easy? Well, You need to take into account paying for your crew. They have a limited amount of use throughout the events, if you dont have a decent crew or pay for a cheap crew, less work will be done to the car in your half an hour slot.

Overall, the graphics are good, sound is awesome to me. The cars generally sound powerful.

Also, it has pikes peak. Recreated and looks fantastic.

I would recommend this game to anyone who wants a challenge and likes rally games. I would recommend at the minimum some sort of controller for gameplay, but a steering wheel for the best effect.

5/5!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
26.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
Perfection is not enough to describe this game, it is everything i always wanted, nothing beats it NOTHING!, i love everycar, every track, yes it is REALLY hard but i love it because it really chaleges me, and that is what rally is about, pushing the driver and car to the limit, it is a masterpiece in everyway possible, car selection, tracks, details, graphics, sound, phisics... i could be here talking about how the game is good forever so just imagine rally heaven and dirt rally is it.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
103.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 30
Amazing driving simulator for helping improve driving skill on real roads and highways.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
37.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
this must be the best rally simulator there is on the market now, i just want some vehicles to be added in the future:
-Flat 6 Porsches
-6 cylinder BMW's
-Older generations of lancer evo's
-Peugeot 205 (not the high end that is already in it)
-Volkswagen Golf MK1
-....

Overall awesome game!!!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
Easily my favorite game
Very realistic
Great graphics
much fun
will be spending more time in this game
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
9.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 15
THE best rally sim out there
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