DIRT 5: Codemasters partner with charity CALM to release new Porsche Carrera livery

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DIRT 5 has made waves in the racing scene since its launch, and it's easy to see why.

With phenomenal graphics, awesome sound, and a plethora of vehicles to race in, the game is a blast.

Now, the studio behind the game, Codemasters, has partnered with mental health charity CALM to encourage the racing community to seek support and discuss issues relating to mental health and suicide.

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This has come in the form of a new livery in the game, let's take a look at it.

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CALM

CALM itself is a mental health charity by the name of Campaign Against Living Miserably.

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Throughout this difficult year, they have answered nearly 100,000 calls and have helped hundreds of people across the country.

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COVID-19 has had a huge impact on each of our lives, and the need to open up and talk is more important than ever.

That's the main message behind this partnership, that someone always has your back, no matter what.

The Car

The Porsche 924 Carrera GTS Rallye livery launched with update 2.00.

It features a bespoke CALM livery with the words "Got Your Back, No Matter What" across the car.

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With the gaming world growing so significantly over lockdown, this partnership is vital.

Gaming is a perfect way for many of us to relax. However, relaxing doesn't mean that mental health issues simply dissipate.

Now, the message of solidarity can be brought to a new audience on DIRT 5, something which we all need in these trying times.

Let's go racing

The car is a member of the Classic Rally class on DIRT 5, an already established class.

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STAY CALM: The charity does phenomenal work all year round!

This means you'll have the opportunity to use it against some true rallying legends.

These include the Lancia Stratos and the Ford Mustang GT Fastback Rally, as well as a host of greats.

So, make sure to take advantage of the beautiful livery, and get racing as soon as you can. It holds a message that needs spreading, and the gaming community is the perfect fit to do that.