DiRT Rally Races On To Steam Early Access


Codemasters have today announced that DiRT Rally is now available via Steam Early Access.

The early access, available here, comes launching initially with 17 classic and current cars and 36 challenging stages spread across three very different real world environment. Codemasters will be be adding regular free updates featuring more vehicles, locations and game modes as they build a new, exciting breed of focussed and challenging off-road racing.

DiRT Rally takes off-road racing to a new level of realism, with the team ripping up their previous pace notes and completely rebuilt the physical simulation and driving models to truly capture the feeling of each individual car as it hurtles along a variety of surfaces in different conditions. Early access gives access to:

  • 17 CARS OVER 6 NEW AND CLASSIC CLASSES – Including BMW M3 Evo; Audi Quattro S1; Lancia Delta HF Integrale and Subaru Impreza
  • DIVERSE LOCALES – 36 challenging stages set across Hafren, Wales; Monte Carlo, Monaco and Argolis, Greece
  • TEAM MANAGEMENT – Hire up to four engineering staff to work on your car between stages
  • RALLY ASYNC – Daily, weekly and month-long challenges against fellow players from around the world without the need to be online at the same time
  • RALLY SEASONS – Compete in a succession of events with the aim of gaining promotion to the next rung on the driving ladder
  • CUSTOM RALLY EVENTS – Take any car on any track and configure and compete in single or multi-stage events against the AI’s times
  • UPGRADES – Unlock the full potential of your car with meaningful improvements to its handling and performance
  • TUNING – Tweak your car set-up based on car, track and weather conditions to best suit your racing style
  • PHYSICS-BASED ASSISTS – DiRT Rally allows players to experience cars in their purest form it also offers a selection of real world assists similar to those seen in race and road vehicles as traction control and ABS.
  • DAMAGE & REPAIRS – Wear and tear is faithfully recreated with a comprehensive and realistic damage model. Damage can be repaired by hiring Engineers to work in the team’s Service Area between stages but with a finite amount of time available.

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