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The subsequent game from the Dirt 5 staff at Codemasters Cheshire can be one other triple-A racing title, as anticipated, however the developer is setting its sights excessive – promising to make it “the most ambitious and biggest game that Codemasters has made in over a decade”.

Dirt 5 arrived a 12 months in the past to superb critiques for essentially the most half, together with our personal overview which mentioned that it’s “a game that feels like a series rediscovering its swagger”. However, since then the Dirt collection and writer Codemasters itself was taken over by Electronic Arts, regardless of gives from Take-Two – and now EA is pushing for annual racing video games inside its EA Sports label.

Dirt 6, Dirt Rally 3.0, or no matter the brand new game from Codemasters Cheshire can be, is at present in manufacturing – and the developer is hiring employees to finish it. The publish for growth supervisor (thanks Exputer) incorporates just a few hints in regards to the studio’s subsequent triple-A racing title, which sounds prefer it’s going to be a giant one.

The publish doesn’t mince phrases, both, saying that the staff’s subsequent key venture “promises to be the most ambitious and biggest game that Codemasters has made in over a decade”. That’s no imply feat given how most of the finest racing video games across the writer has produced within the final ten years – together with the Dirt, Dirt Rally, F1, and Grid collection.

While it’ll undoubtedly be some time till Codemasters Cheshire’s subsequent game is launched – Dirt 5 solely got here out in November, in spite of everything – it sounds prefer it’ll be one thing to sit up for, particularly alongside Burnout developer Criterion’s upcoming Need For Speed game.