First Independently-Captured Xbox Series X Gameplay; Dirt 5 Footage Showcases 4K, 60FPS, and 120Hz Modes

Dirt 5

Codemasters have released preview builds of Dirt 5 to certain outlets, revealing what may be the first independently captured Xbox Series X gameplay.

The latest in the off-road racing series launches November 6th on Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Later, it launches November 10th on Xbox Series X, November 12th on PlayStation 5, and early 2021 on Google Stadia.

Along with this being our first look at Dirt 5 running on Xbox Series X; this may be the first captured gameplay footage of a game on Xbox Series X independent of a publisher or developer. The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S launches on November 10th, for $499 USD and $299 USD respectively.

The videos show the game running 4K mode, and at the framerate mode keeping the game at 60fps (at the cost of resolution). Finally, the 120Hz mode offers 120fps but with reduced graphical quality.

You can find all the gameplay footage (via IGN, GameSpot, Digital Foundry, Press Start Australia, and Games Beat) below.

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.

Image: Steam



Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.