Codemasters has successfully released the third installment of their DiRT off-road franchise as DiRT 3 is now available for the PC, Xbox 360 and the Playstation 3.
DiRT 3 uses Codemasters trusted EGO engine, improving on the already-impressive visuals of DiRT 2. Contrary to the first two DiRT titles, the third installment puts more focus on traditional rallying, offering plenty of modern rally cars from series like the WRC and IRC as well as historic rally machinery.
Other content includes rally-cross and other off-road machinery as well as the increasingly-popular Gymkhana. DiRT 3 is the first Codemasters rally title since 1998 to not sport the Colin McRae name, the legendary Scottish rally driver died in 2007 when his helicopter crashed.
As of now, no demo version of DiRT 3 is planned so interested gamers have to trust reviews and gameplay videos to make up their mind. You can find link to various reviews below as well as some more gameplay footage, feel free to share your opinion on the title in the comments if you have given the title a try already.
Codemasters’ work on the title won’t just end with the release as at least four DLC content packs will be released for the title. The packs are titled “Mud and Guts Car Pack”, “Power and Glory Car Pack”, “Monte Carlo Track Pack” und “X Games Asia Track Pack”. Detailed info on the pack’s content, pricing and release dates are not yet available.