The Dirt 5 World Tour takes players to some of the most exciting, exotic, and picturesque places on earth. From major cities like New York and Rio de Janeiro to the remote regions of Greece and China, globetrotters will get their money's worth. Aggressive races are held in a variety of vehicle classes - from buggies and trucks to rock bouncers, as well as classic and modern rally cars. The career underpins the complete experience and provides a very immersive playground with the player's decisions at its core. The addition of Troy Baker, Nolan, North and Donut Media has created a living, breathing world where players feel comfortable and want to compete with each other. The career mode of Dirt 5 focuses on the highly successful Dirt Series, a worldwide racing event with various disciplines and the world's best off-road drivers. The player start his beginner career against a selection of established rivers. The line-up includes superstar and fan favourite Alex 'AJ' Janicek, as well as Bruno Durand, a veteran who will quickly becoming the antagonist in the game. The rivalry between AJ and Bruno creates an opportunity for a new up-and-coming driver to distinguish himself and build his legacy in the sport.
The career mode is divided into five chapters and offers different paths for players to choose their events. The better the race results, the more brands the players earn. These are needed to unlock the main event, which is a difficult final challenge. Once unlocked, off-load fans will face the ultimate one-on-one challenge against a vicious competitor from the world circuit.