DiRT Rally

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DiRT Rally
DiRT Rally cover
Linux Feral Interactive[1]
macOS (OS X) Feral Interactive
Linux, macOS (OS X) Feral Interactive[1]
EGO 3.0
Release dates
Windows December 7, 2015
Linux March 2, 2017[2]
macOS (OS X) November 16, 2017[3]
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General information

Steam Community Discussions


All macOS and Linux versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or rename video files[4]
  1. Delete or rename attract.bk2 in <path-to-game>\video.
Only disables the intro video that plays when the game is on idle after startup.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\DiRT Rally\hardwaresettings\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.local/share/feral-interactive/DiRT Rally/VFS/User/AppData/Roaming/My Games/DiRT Rally/hardwaresettings/
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
macOS (OS X)
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\310560\
On Windows, replay data is stored in %PROGRAMDATA%\Codemasters\DiRT Rally\ The game will work with a Windows NTFS junction point, allowing the folder to be mapped to alternate locations/drives.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Quality settings.
Quality settings.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Menu, replay, effects, engines, speech, and surfaces.
Surround sound
Equalizer settings for "Flat", "TV" and "Headphones"
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Dirt Rally - Early Access for better support.
Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Use the Revive Compatibility Layer
Oculus Rift
Windows Mixed Reality
Use the Revive Compatibility Layer
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
Traditional controller Full support See Input settings for details.
Play area Native Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
8 Versus
RallyCross RX only.[7][8]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Linux only.
Metal support
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise
Cutscenes Bink Video 2.1c
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) AMD FX Series
Intel Core i3 Series
AMD FX-8150
Intel Core i5-4670K
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon HD 5450
Nvidia GeForce GT 430
Intel HD 4000
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
AMD Radeon R9 290
Nvidia GeForce GTX 780
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
macOS (OS X)
Operating system (OS) 10.13
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 48 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 650M
AMD Radeon R9 M290
Intel HD 4000
1/2 GB of VRAM
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.10, SteamOS 2.0 (2.110)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4130T 2.9 GHz
AMD FX-6300
Intel Core i5-6500 3.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 67 GB 70 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti
AMD Radeon R9 270
Intel Iris Pro 6200
1 GB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970
4 GB of VRAM
Other Nvidia GPUs require driver version 370.28
AMD GPUs require MESA 13.0.3
Intel GPUs require MESA 13.0.3