Codemasters has released Dirt 5 Update 2.00 today on December 16 for all supported platforms – PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S – along with the full list of patch notes. This update is rolling out right now for the PC and PlayStation consoles, Xbox update will be followed by in a few days time. This update brings wheel support, something players had been asking for a long time.

Other new content in this Dirt 5 Update 2.00 includes winter and holiday-themed content, improved general visual and performance across all aspects of the game and improvements to matchmaking process. There is plenty of new things and fixes to uncover, so let’s dive right into them.

Dirt 5 Update 2.00 Patch Notes

Here are the patch notes for the Dirt 5 Update 2.00 that is now available for everyone. We do not have the file size of these updates, but we know the full extent of the update and how many changes have been made.

Dirt 5 Update 2.00 Patch Notes


  • Further general visual and performance improvements across the board, including visual updates to the ‘Prioritise Frame Rate’/120hz mode on Xbox Series X
  • Further FPS improvements when using Image Quality mode on Xbox One and PS4
  • Fixed issues causing flickering lights during night-time events  
  • PC: Further fixes for reports of crashes and startup issues
  • Fixed issue causing game freezes in the Career – Sponsors tab when selecting an Amplified Edition sponsor 

  • Fixes for crashes occurring at the beginning of some Career events for some players
  • Added option to listen back to previous podcast episodes from a playlist 
  • Fixed visual bug in Career mode that shows the player earning more than the maximum amount of Stamps after completing Throwdowns 

  • Technical changes made to the matchmaking process; search times for lobbies have been increased to improve the likelihood of live lobbies being found
  • Friends lobby size increased to eight players 
  • Fixes for crashes occurring when exiting active multiplayer events

  • Fixed multiple bugs causing crashes and performances issues in split-screen play
  • Audio fixes for low volume in split-screen mode

  • Leaderboard display adjusted to show faster target times
  • Resolves occurrences of objects being available for the wrong event type

  • Amplified Edition entitlements fully unlocked for Amplified Edition pre-order players 
  • PS5: Fixed issue with Trophies not unlocking. Any Trophies earned during this issue should unlock for players after completing one event
  • Further improvements made to AI behaviour, particularly in races with large grids 
  • Fixed instance of cars triggering a track reset incorrectly on Arizona – Merrick Butte location
  • Fixed issues causing crashes in the post-race menus
  • Sprint cars: changes made to handling model following community feedback 
  • Display fixes for PS4/PS5 Trophy images and text
  • General stability and quality of life improvements across each platform to improve your experience

[via Dirt Game]

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