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Dirt 5 - release date for PS5 confirmed by Codemasters

Published: 13:22, 21 October 2020
DIRT 5 logo - trailer screenshot.

Codmasters have confirmed the release date of Dirt 5 for the PlayStation 5 system, and it's launching the same day as the console, i.e., it's a PlayStation 5 console launch title.

A video-game developer and publisher Codemasters have confirmed via their official Twitter account, that DIRT 5 is coming to PS5 on November 12, the same day the next-gen console will launch in the US. 

They have also shared a few next-gen features related to the upcoming off-road racing game, such as the possibility of a free upgrade from the PS4 version, the option to play at 120 frames per second, etc.

  • Cross-gen online with PS4 players 
  • 4K and 120fps options 
  • Faster loading 
  • FREE upgrade from PS4 
  • DualSense haptic feedback and adaptive triggers

After posting this tweet, Codmasters have met with serious criticism from the PlayStation community, because of the inability to transfer the game-save progress from PS4 onto the PS5 version of Dirt 5.

A lot of Twitter users blame both Sony and Codemasters for what they call an "anti-consumer move" towards the gaming community because the game-save progress can be transferred from Xbox One to Xbox Series S|X.

We have covered this topic in the article from the beginning of this month.

Codemasters DIRT 5 screenshot DIRT 5


DIRT 5 is the fourteenth game in the Colin McRae Rally series and the eighth game to carry the Dirt title. The game is scheduled to be released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 6, 2020, and for Xbox Series X/S on November 10, 2020, with PlayStation 5 version releasing on November 12, 2020 (for North America, Oceania, Japan, and South Korea) and November 19, 2020 (for the rest of the world). DIRT 5 will release on Stadia later on, sometimes next year.

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