Dakar Desert Rally Editions: Here’s what you get in the Deluxe Edition

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The wait for a new official Dakar game is nearly over. Dakar Desert Rally is coming to PC and consoles in October. With over 150 licensed vehicles, a vast open-world set in Saudi Arabia filled with challenging terrain, and a dynamic weather system, it’s shaping up to be the game Dakar Rally fans have been waiting for. There are two Dakar Desert Rally editions: Standard and Deluxe Edition.

For hardcore Dakar fans, Dakar Desert Rally is also getting a Deluxe Edition packed with extras. But which one of the Dakar Desert Rally editions should you buy? Here’s a breakdown of what you get in the Dakar Desert Rally editions.  

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Standard Edition

Dakar Desert Rally pre-order

Even if you don’t get the Deluxe Edition, the Standard Edition of Dakar Desert Rally includes an exclusive pre-order bonus.

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If you pre-order Dakar Desert Rally on any platform, you’ll unlock the Audi RS Q e-tron. Featuring two electric motors producing a combined 671 hp, this extreme electric off-roader became the first electric vehicle to win a desert rally at the 2022 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.

The Dakar Desert Rally Standard Edition will retail for £34.99/$39.99.

Deluxe Edition

Dakar Desert Rally Deluxe Edition
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The Deluxe Edition is more expensive, but you get a ton of extra content.

As well as the full game, the Deluxe Edition includes gives you access to the DAF Truck Turbo-Twin and Ari Vatanen's Peugeot 405 Turbo 16 on day one.

It also includes a Season Pass that unlocks five DLC packs as they are released, adding a new map, new vehicles, and two new rally events.

The Dakar Desert Rally Deluxe Edition will retail for £49.99/$59.99.

Release date

Dakar Desert Rally launches on 4 October for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC.