Dirt 3 kicks up dust on May 24

Date 3 has been officially dirted by Codemasters ... wait, no, Dirt 3 has been officially dated. Codies' latest rally racer will be splashing mud on virtual bystanders on May 24, a date that, according to Eurogamer, is worldwide. This fits in perfectly with CEO Rod Cousens' announced plan to launch the game in the second quarter of the year, avoiding the "congested period when everyone's putting out their shooters."

To mark the announcement, the publisher sent out all of two new screens of European cars that will need to be washed very soon.%Gallery-115702%

This article was originally published on Joystiq.