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Release date and system requirements for Formula 1 racing game

Release date and system requirements for Formula 1 racing game

For fans of Formula 1 and racing in general, Codemasters and Electronic Arts have good news to announce. Because the racing game release date for this year’s Formula 1 season, EA Sports F1 22, was announced by the developer and publisher on April 21. On July 1, the racing game will be available for both PC Steam and the epic game store (79.99 euros) as well as for Playstation 4 and 5 consoles as well as Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One. It is also known what features will come up with the game. The developers do not want to hide this from the players.

New track, new rules, new features

New to F1 22 is a revised set of rules and sprints on race weekends. A new addition to the racing calendar is the Miami Grand Prix, which will be held at the Miami International Autodrome circuit. Another change introduces “F1 Life”, a customizable hub where players can view their collection of supercars, clothing and accessories. These must be unlocked through gameplay, the Podium Pass, and the in-game brand store.

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Redefined Race Day also allows players to customize their setup with new options: safety car duration, pit stop options and different formation laps. On the one hand, there is the “Immersive” mode, which aims to present players with risky challenges. On the other hand, the “Broadcast” mode allows for a “relaxed immersion” in the game world, in which players are drawn into the experience through controlled scenes. The PC VR feature via the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive should ensure even more immersion, putting players right in the cockpit.

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To ensure that every type of player gets their money’s worth, Codemasters has developed adaptive AI for F1 22. Both casual and professional gamers can have fun with the game as the AI-controlled opponents adapt to their own level. of skill. F1 22 also offers familiar features that have been reworked, including ‘My Team’, which should allow players to set their starting budget based on three entry points: Newcomer, Challenger and Frontrunner. Real route updates from Australia, Spain and Abu Dhabi were also implemented.

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F1 22 It’s also supposed to offer a ten-year run with a two-player option and bring back multiplayer. On the hardware side, it is interesting that the racing game also has ray tracing and therefore the appropriate graphics card is required. The minimum system requirements are a Geforce RTX 2060 from Nvidia and a Radeon RX 6700 XT from AMD. However, a Geforce RTX 3070 or Radeon RX 6800 is recommended.

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Fans can now get the Champions Edition at the electronic arts website pre-order, which includes early access (three days before launch) and a limited-time Miami-inspired content pack, as well as other benefits for players, as long as they pre-order the Champions Edition before May 16.

Source: Codemasters and Electronic Arts