Dirt 5 was revealed Thursday during the Xbox Series X gameplay reveal stream.
"This is no time to put on the breaks. White-knuckle through rough terrain and join the amplified off-road racing vibe of Dirt 5 for the Xbox Series X, Xbox said in the announcement tweet. The end of the announcement trailer also included a release window.
Fans were surprised by the reveal announcement as Microsoft and Xbox usually couple major Xbox premieres with new Forza titles. Forza Motorsport and Horizon fans should expect an announcement as the summer unfolds.
Dirt 5 Release Date Window Announced During Xbox Series X Gameplay Reveal
Here's when fans can expect Dirt 5 to come to the Xbox Series X
Dirt 5 is coming Oct. 2020 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X. The trailer showcased some brief gameplay from behind the wheel of a vehicle, but detailed information was not revealed.
The Dirt series was previously under the moniker of Colin McRae Rally up until 2011. It wasn't until the third franchise entry that Dirt became its own unique franchise. Since then, there's been Dirt: Showdown, Dirt Rally, Dirt 4 and Dirt Rally 2.0. This is the first numbered entry in the franchise in three years since Dirt 4's release in 2017.