DiRT Showdown

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DiRT Showdown
DiRT Showdown cover
Developers
Codemasters
macOS (OS X) Virtual Programming
Linux Virtual Programming
Publishers
Codemasters
Engines
EGO 2.0
Release dates
Windows May 24, 2012
macOS (OS X) September 5, 2014
Linux August 17, 2015
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General information

PC Report - DiRT Showdown on Linux
Steam Community Discussions
Codemasters Dirt Showdown Forums

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GameStop
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
All Windows and Linux versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration files location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Dirt Showdown\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/com.vpltd.Dirt/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/vpltd/dirt/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/201700/
Windows and OS X/Linux save files are not compatible.[1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

This fix only works for the hood/bonnet camera.
Edit cameras.xml files[citation needed]
  1. Download Dirt3FovChange.
  2. Extract the contents and run Dirt3FovChange.exe.
  3. Specify the installation folder.
  4. Set the desired vertical FOV. See FOV Calculator for help.
  5. Check the boxes for bonnet and bonnet_reverse, and uncheck head-cam.
  6. Click Start. Uncheck "Always ask before opening this file" if prompted, then click Run.

Input settings[edit]

Remapping.
Remapping.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Speech, menu music, event music, effects, car audio.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Network[edit]

RaceNet online features require a Codemasters Account.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Split-screen.
LAN play
Online play
8

Connection types

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native GG3D Notes
Native 3D
Nvidia 3D Vision
TriDef 3D
iZ3D

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL 4.1, 4.2 OS X/Linux only.
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Rapture3D, OpenAL
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium D 3.2 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2
Intel Core i7
AMD Bulldozer
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8000 Series
ATI Radeon HD 2000 Series
Intel HD Graphics 2500
Nvidia GeForce GTX 470
ATI Radeon HD 5870
Supported cards: AMD HD2000 Series, HD3000 Series, HD4000 Series, HD5000 Series, HD6000 Series, HD7000 Series; Nvidia GeForce 8000 Series, 9000 Series, GTX200 Series, GTX400 Series, GTX500 Series.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 3.06 GHz Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 12 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 4.1 compatible
1 GB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.10, Mint 17.1
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon 64 X2
Intel Core 2 Duo 3.2 GHz
AMD Bulldozer
Intel Core i7
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 12 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia, AMD
1 GB of VRAM
OpenGL 4.1 compatible
OpenGL 4.2 compatible

References

  1. Verified by User:Soeb on 2015-12-20