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Overview

Dirt Showdown represents a shift in gear for the Dirt franchise, leaning towards the arcade action of Destruction Derby or FlatOut. There are three components to Showdown's gameplay: speed, style and destruction. Speed is covered by the race events, style by the Hoonigan events (previously known as Gymkhana events), and destruction by 8 player Destruction Derby-esque arena battles. Showdown's handling is more forgiving than Dirt 3's, in an effort to attract newcomers. Showdown's presentation returns to Dirt 2's, with lasers, fireworks and hordes of spectators screaming over the now-customary dubstep soundtrack.

Dirt Showdown is the first title to be released under the Codemasters Racing label, and the first title to use Codemasters' RaceNet functionality - a cross-game online platform similar to Rockstar's Social Club.

Showdown is not intended to be a replacement for Dirt 4, but rather a new arcade take on the franchise - in a similar vein to Forza Horizon's development alongside an inevitable Forza 5.

Music

The game features a 46-strong dubstep and rock heavy soundtrack:

ArtistSong Name & Featured Artists
A Loss For WordsThe Hammers Fall
Black SpidersCold Dead Hands
Blokhe4dHexagon
Blokhe4dGHOST IN A VAN V1
BreakageFighting Fire (Loadstar Remix)
ByobOne Way Road
Camo & KrookedWatch It Burn (Instrumental)
CanterburyReady Yet
Danny ByrdSweet Harmony
Dot RottenAre You Not Entertained
Eighteen Nightmares at the LuxMother of Girl
EqualizersWide Awake
Far Too LoudPlay it loud
Far Too LoudWe Want to Dance
FelgukThe Funky Drama (FTampa Mix)
FreestylersCracks (Ctrl-Z Remix)
Grand MagusAt Midnight they'll get wise
Kids in GlasshousesAnimals (Hadouken Remix)
KuduLet's Finish (Sinden Remix)
LostAloneDo You Get What You Pray For
Lower Than AtlantisIf The World Was To End
MalleefreshIntuition (Darth & Vader Mix)
Max RaptorThe King Is Dead
NeelixDisco Decay (Felguk Mix)
NeroMe & You (Dirtyphonics Remix)
NeroInnocence (Feed Me Remix)
Reckless LoveSpeedin'
Rise AgainstHelp Is On the Way
Rise AgainstArchitects
Rival SonsGet What's Coming
Rubicon CrossLocked and Loaded Ruff V1
Scott NixonThe March
SkryptchaRunnin' Away
South CentralJapan
Stanton WarriorsShoot Me Down
Templeton PekSigns
Templeton PekCall To Disarm
The AnswerPiece by Piece
The Parlor MobInto The Sun
The QemistsTake It Back featuring Enter Shikari
The TreatmentDeparted
The TreatmentThe Doctor
The TreatmentShake The Mountain
TurbowolfRose for the Crows
We Are The OceanTrouble Is Temporary, Time is Tonic
Wolfgang GartnerIllmerica (Radio Edit)

PC System Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • Processor: AMD Athlon 64 x2 or Intel Pentium D @3.2Ghz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: • Graphics: AMD HD2000 Series, Nvidia 8000 Series, Intel HD Graphics 2500, AMD Fusion A4
  • Supported Graphics Cards: AMD HD2000 Series, HD3000 Series, HD4000 Series, HD5000 Series, HD6000 Series, HD7000 Series; Nvidia GeForce 8000 Series, 9000 Series, GTX200 Series, GTX400 Series, GTX500 Series
  • DirectX®: 11
  • Hard Drive: 15 GB HD space
  • Sound: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
  • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows Vista or Windows 7 64 bit
  • Processor: AMD Bulldozer or Intel Core i7
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD HD5870 or Nvidia GeForce 470GTX
  • DirectX®: 11
  • Hard Drive:15 GB HD space
  • Sound: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
  • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection

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