DiRT 3 DLC, videos released today

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Codemasters announced that the Colin McRae Vision Charity Pack DLC is out today for the critically acclaimed rally sim, DiRT 3.  (learn more about Colin McRae's Vision Charity here)This DLC pack features the iconic 70's rally call, the Ford Escort Mk II that Colin McRae made famous, plus five liveries.  This is the first in a series of weekly downloadable content that will come out for DiRT 3 all featuring new cars and tracks.  

For information on future DLC you can follow DiRT 3 on Twitter and friend it on Facebook

To help commemorate the launch of this new DLC, Codemasters released the final DiRT 3 developer diary featuring Ken Block, Kris Meeke, WRC driver Mikko Hirovonen, and others recalling their fond memories of the late rally star, Colin McRae.  Viewers also get a behind the scenes look at Ken Brock's adventures at the Battersea Power Station.

Also, you can check out the Tanner Foust gameplay video.


Weekly program of downloadable content for DiRT 3 launched with Colin McRae Vision Charity Pack – all profits to support the charity’s projects.

Los Angeles, June 1, 2011 – Today Codemasters® announced that the Colin McRae Vision Charity Pack is available for DiRT® 3™ from Xbox Live Marketplace and Games For Windows Marketplace for 160MSP; all profits from the sale of this download content pack are being donated to the Colin McRae Vision Charity.

The Colin McRae Vision Charity Pack features a Ford Escort Mk II, the iconic 1970s Rally car made famous by Colin McRae, plus five liveries. The pack marks the first in a series of weekly downloadable content that will become available for DiRT 3, featuring new cars and tracks. Information about the content and release date for forthcoming DLC will be made available at twitter.com/dirt3game and facebook.com/dirt3game.

To mark the launch of the Colin McRae Vision Charity Pack, Codemasters today released the final DiRT 3 developer diary. The video features DiRT 3 technical consultants Ken Block and Kris Meeke, WRC driver Mikko Hirovonen and key development staff recalling their own memories of the late, great Colin McRae. Viewers are also taken behind the scenes at Battersea Power Station, which was turned into a real life level from DiRT 3 for Ken Block’s latest Gymkhana driving video – DiRT 3 Battersea. The developer diary is now playing at www.youtube.com/dirt3game.

DiRT 3 is out now for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PC Games For Windows® LIVE.

Notes to editors:

· The Colin McRae Vision Charity Pack for PLAYSTATION 3 will become available pending the resolution of issues affecting the PLAYSTATION Network. The pack will be priced at £1.19 / €1.49 / $ 1.99.

· Further announcements about the availability of DLC for the PLAYSTATION 3 will be made at http://www.twitter.com/dirt3game and http://www.facebook.com/dirt3game

· The Colin McRae Vision Charity was established to honour Colin’s name and achievements and raise funds for charitable and worthwhile causes. Details on their activities and how they make a difference for good causes in regions throughout the world which were close to Colin’s heart can be found at http://www.colinmcrae.com/.

About DiRT 3:

The highly-anticipated, critically acclaimed sequel to 2009’s million-plus seller, DiRT 3 is the biggest, most content rich feature ever to roar out of Codemasters studios. DiRT 3 boasts more cars, more locations, more routes and more events than any other game in the series. With more than double the track content of 2009’s hit, players will enjoy a career as an elite professional driver, competing in off-road racing events on the intense, weather-beaten rally stages of Europe, Africa and the US and pushing car control to the limit in all-new, Gymkhana inspired showpiece challenges.

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