For those of you that purchased the DIRT 5 Amplified Edition to play the game a few days earlier, a new patch is available for Xbox One and PC. The standard edition of DIRT 5 releases tomorrow, these updates will be included during the install. Check out the launch trailer and patch notes below.
Patch 1.04 – PC
- Multiple general performance improvements across the board, reducing instances of crashes, gameplay stuttering and FPS drops, further optimising general gameplay
- Fix for crash caused by signing out during a Gymkhana event
- Visual improvements to rain effects on windshield when using interior camera views
- Display fix for rewards screen in post-race menu
- Photo mode: minor fixes and optimisations
- Multiplayer: improvements in kicking players in lobby who do not ready up for an event
- V-Sync added
- Added option to disable dynamic resolution
Patch 1.03 – Xbox One
- Further improvements to online matchmaking and connectivity
- Further performance improvements to splitscreen functionality
- Fixed an issue with Gymkhana events not launching after tutorial
- Fixed an issue causing crashes when switching between video quality settings
- Fix for screen tear instances
- Resolved issue causing a loss of audio when using some audio outputs
- General minor graphical, gameplay and quality of life improvements across the board, including GPU and CPU performance improvements
DIRT 5 releases on November 10 for the Xbox Series S/X and on November 12 for PlayStation 5. Players on the current-gen version will get a free upgrade when switching over to the next-gen console.
Codemasters also released details on the development process and the core features of DIRT 5 for PlayStation 5. The new video interview with the Technical Director on DIRT 5, David Springate, also features the first look at PlayStation 5 gameplay.
The video focuses on how the Codemasters’ Cheshire studio prepared for their first title on the next-generation hardware, while offering a look at exclusive PS5 features. including what players can expect from the DualSense Wireless Controller.