Unfortunately, it seems that DIRT 5 will no longer be released on October 16th. An official announcement follows.
Codemasters has delayed DIRT 5 from its previously scheduled October 16 release date, the new date being November 6, when it will arrive on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC (via Steam). Players who purchased the “Amplified Edition” will have access to the game as part of a special early access on November 3rd, three days in advance. The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions will still come later, sometime in late 2020, with a free upgrade for those who have already purchased the current generation version. The Google Stadia version will arrive in early 2021.
Here is the Codemasters announcement about the delay:
„Hey everyone, The release date for DIRT 5 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC has now moved to November 6, 2020, with early access for Amplified Edition players starting on November 3. The game is still set to launch on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 later this year, followed by Google Stadia in early 2021.
It sucks, we know. Seriously, we can’t thank everyone enough for your support and excitement around DIRT 5, ever since its reveal back in May. The positive feedback we’ve received from hands-on preview sessions has blown us away, too. The start line is now a little further away, but it’s still very much in sight.
Don’t forget: anyone who owns DIRT 5 on current-gen consoles will still be entitled to the relevant next-gen optimized version, when it launches, free of charge.
More DIRT 5 news and brand new gameplay is coming your way between now and November. Get ready for first looks at new cars and locations, the final car list, more next-gen feature details, and a full reveal of DIRT 5‘s multiplayer features. Stick around—we’re just getting started.
Again, thank you.”
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