DIRT could very well be on the chopping block, as EA Sports has quietly rebranded the series’ social media accounts. The Twitter handle @DIRTGame has been abandoned, and replaced with a new one: EA Sports Rally, or @EASportsRally. For those of you who haven’t been following the news, Electronic Arts acquired DIRT developer Codemasters last year, for a deal valued at around $1.2 billion.
In October, the team behind DIRT 5 claimed it was working on its “biggest and most ambitious game in over a decade”. Now, chatty industry observer Tom Henderson has published an article on Exputer, in which he claims that project is World Rally Championship. It would appear that DIRT Rally 3 has been scrapped, and has evolved into an officially licensed WRC title.
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