Same here. I loved the first game but I think it was a bit of a beautiful aberration. I don't think Codemasters generally make good driving games and going backwards with no VR support is unacceptable.
It's a vocal minority thing for Codemasters though. One of my online friends is a Dutch videogames journalist so he's spoken to them directly about this. It's a purely business decision, as they think the time and resources they'd have to spend getting VR working are better used elsewhere. I see where they're coming from but as gamers we can only vote with our wallets. I definitely won't buy the game unless they add VR at a later date, which I doubt they will.
Codemasters® is delighted to confirm that the long-awaited DiRT Rally 2.0™ VR upgrade is out now on PC. DiRT Rally 2.0, complete with VR, is available on the Oculus Store* and via Steam as a free update. Players who purchase the Oculus edition will receive five exclusive car liveries and be able...
I too have bought it but on oculus store, I must say it runs a lot smoother than steam version from what my mates have said as its buggy and laggy on steam, but oculus store version runs great....how ever ive no sound at all tried running through tv and headphones nothing, seems a lot of people are getting thsi bug fixed soon i hope, but for now i have to make my own car noises sisnce i cant hear the games