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Dirt 5’s Career Mode Detailed

Dirt 5

Codemasters have released some new details regarding the Career mode in their upcoming racer Dirt 5.

As stated in the press release (via Games Press) and on Steam, the Career mode follows players as they begin their journey from rookie racer to off-road superstar.

Early on in the story, players catch the attention of Alex Janiček, a veteran racer voiced by Troy Baker. Alex Janiček, better known as AJ, becomes a mentor figure, teaching you everything you need to know to dominate the competition.

AJ’s main rival is another seasoned racer named Bruno Durand. Voiced by Nolan North, Bruno plays a large role in the game’s story, becoming another obstacle in your way to the top. Throughout Career mode, the story’s various characters will react to the player’s accomplishments and choices.

Career mode is split into five chapters, covering around 130 races across nine different event types. Completing certain objectives will unlock Throwdowns, one-on-one races against big names in the off-road racing scene.

Throughout Career mode, players will be able to acquire sponsorships. There are 20 real-world brands featured in the game, and each offers unique rewards, livery, and decals players can decorate their cars with. As your reputation increases, more lucrative sponsorships will become available.

Finally, Career mode will feature split-screen co-op, allowing your friends to drop-in and drop-out by taking the place of AI racers. This allows players to unlock unique rewards, and your friends will gain bonuses they can transfer to their own Career mode.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:


DIRT 5 is the boldest off-road racing experience created by Codemasters. Blaze a trail on routes across the world, covering gravel, ice, snow and sand, with a roster of cars ranging from rally icons to trucks, to GT heroes. With a star-studded Career, four-player split-screen, innovative online modes, livery editor and more new features, DIRT 5 is the next generation of extreme racing.

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Let Loose
Whilst respecting the heritage and retaining the DNA of the franchise, DIRT 5 writes a new chapter in the legacy of DIRT – bolder and braver than ever before. New features, new innovations and a fresh approach make DIRT 5 a hub of off-road racing, style and culture, where you can constantly create highlight-reel moments.

Blaze a Trail Across the Globe
Take a trip around the world to and race on over 70+ unique routes across 10 different global locations in stunning, dynamic environments. From racing on the frozen East River in New York, to under the Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, to shining by the Northern Lights at Norway, take on opponents, the terrain and extreme, everchanging conditions.

Push The Limits with Incredible Cars
Get behind the wheel of an eclectic and exciting roster of cars. Conquer the toughest of terrain with boulder-beating machines, take iconic rally cars to new locations, or feel the power of 900bhp sprint cars. Rallycross, GT, trophy trucks, buggies muscle cars complete the ultimate off-road garage.

Own the Spotlight in a Star-Studded Career
World-renowned voice talents Troy Baker and Nolan North head up the cast of DIRT 5’s story-driven Career mode. Under the tutelage of an icon, all eyes are on you to become the new star of an amplified world of off-road racing. Earn sponsorships and unique rewards, conquer all locations, and take on a fierce rival in our biggest ever Career.

Compete or Co-Operate in Off-Road Action
Local split-screen up to four players on offline modes, including Career, makes DIRT 5 the perfect couch multiplayer racing game as you battle for position with your friends. Online, throw down in curated race playlists for up to 12 players and compete in innovative objective-based modes.

Create and Capture with New Features
Capture your biggest jumps and best moves with a detailed Photo Mode, and show your creative flair with DIRT’s deepest-ever livery editor for all cars. Plus, more brand new features that allow all players to create and play in DIRT like never before.


Dirt 5 will launch in October for Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X, and 2021 on Google Stadia.

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