Dirt 5 Update 3.00 Patch Notes | Junkyard Playgrounds Update

Codemasters has released this latest Dirt 5 Update 3.00 for all the supported platforms and we have the complete patch notes. This patch brings several new features and much-needed improvements to existing game modes. You might want to read through all the notes below as it brings tons of new stuff like the new Energy Content pack.

This Energy Content Pack is a separate pack, but is already included in Amplified Edition and Year One Upgrade versions. We do not have an update file size yet of this patch, but it should start downloading as soon as you connect to the online servers on your platform.

Dirt 5 Update 3.00 Patch Notes

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Here are the official patch notes for the Dirt 5 Update 3.00 that is now rolling out to all the players on the PC, Google Stadia, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X.

CONTENT AND FEATURES 

  • Energy Content Pack (separate pack, included in Amplified Edition and Year One Upgrade versions) 
  • Junkyard Playgrounds Update – over 20 new themed Playgrounds items to use in Create mode 
  • New official liveries: Ford RS200, Ford Escort ES Cosworth, Peugeot 205 T16 Evo 2    
  • New Playground location: Italy  
  • Level cap increase to 120   

VISUAL 

  • PS5: Fixes and improvements to address reports of frame rate drops and stutters in all visual modes 
  • Further visual improvements in cockpit/interior camera views 
  • Multiple display and UI fixes for split-screen events 
  • Fixed instances of shadows appearing overly dark in specific conditions and locations  
  • Fixed multiple instances of lighting and object pop-in during night conditions 
  • PC: Mouse will now disappear from screen when game is running 
  • PC: Fixes and improvements for players using AMD Ryzen CPUs 
  • Fixes for the under-ice lighting in selected Ice Breaker events  
  • Fixes for instances of seams and flickers on Greece and China events when using the ‘Prioritise Frame Rate’ visual setting 

GAMEPLAY  

  • Changes made to post-race flow to increase speed and remove waiting time 
  • Fixed instances of ‘invisible’ walls or objects allowing players to ‘wall ride’ in certain areas of locations 
  • Fixed instances of unclear ‘out of bounds’ sections forcing cars to reset in Brazil and Arizona 
  • Further AI behaviour improvements in multiple events and modes 
  • Xbox: Fixes for minor instances of rumble disappearing on Xbox One 
  • Xbox: Fix for instances of crashes during Ice Breaker events 
  • Xbox: Fixed instances of crashes on start screen for some Series X|S players with previous save data from Xbox One version 
  • Xbox One: Fix for graphical corruption when accessing photo mode on Xbox One with ‘Prioritise Framerate’ setting 

CAREER  

  • Updates to Career race objectives, including removal of ‘Dynamo’ objectives 

ONLINE  

  • Multiplayer playlist update – new race events available in online play including multi-class races 
  • Ghosting and speed reduction system implemented when players hit walls at a designated excessive speed 
  • Fixed inconsistencies between HUD timer and post-race leaderboard timings 

PLAYGROUNDS 

  •  Improvements made to camera movement in Smash Attack events 
  • Upon improving your time/score and then restarting an event, the correct and updated time/score will now always show in the HUD 

GENERAL/OTHER 

  • PS5: Multiple fixes for Trophies not triggering as designed 
  • Fixes for crash occurrences during boot on PS5 
  • Addition of optional RaceNet signup/login and livery reward for sign-in  
  • PS: Fixes instances of additional content being unable to select when playing offline 
  • Fixes for multiple minor instances of soft locks on all platforms, occurring after races or when exiting an event  
  • Resolved instances of players on PC and PS4 having to re-complete the EULA and tutorial race whenever they boot the game  
  • Various fixes for issues occurring when using keyboard on PC  
  • Logitech G920/G923: Clutch pedal can now be mapped to any input 
  • Logitech G923/G27/G29: Players can now use the shift paddles in menus to navigate tabs  
  • Pressing the PS or ‘Share’ buttons on a PS4/PS5 controller will now automatically pause the game during events 
  • Improvements made to throttle, brake and steering saturation implementation on all supported wheels and platforms  
  • Further support and input functionality for Thrustmaster T80, T300 and T500 
  • Various visual and technical tweaks and updates across the board to improve game performance and quality of life

Now that is a feature-packed update for Dirt 5, right? We love it and are sure all fans are going to enjoy driving after installing this patch.

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