LET’S RACE TOGETHER
F1® 2020 OUT NOW
//Friday 10 July 2020 (08:00 UK BST)// – Codemasters® today celebratesthe launch of F1® 2020, the official videogame ofthe 2020 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™ for PlayStation®4computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including theXbox One X, Windows PC (DVD and via Steam), and Google Stadia. With two new circuits, the introduction ofdriver-manager feature, My Team, improved on-track options, and the reintroductionof split-screen and more, F1® 2020caters for race fans of all levels and experience. Currently tracking as one ofthe highest-rated games of the year according to aggregator site, Metacritic, theF1® 2020 launch trailer can be viewed here – https://youtu.be/j2BpNE94qAs
New simplified menus and assists enabledrivers to spend more time competing and less time in the gravel. On-trackimprovements include ERS activation, which, as in real-life, is now a simplebutton press, and the introduction of the virtual rear-view mirror. Followingits success last season, F2™ returns with three-race, half and fullseason options. The F2™ 2020 season update will be added laterin the year as a free digital download.
Tocelebrate the Seventieth Anniversary of Formula 1®, fanswho purchase F1® 2020 Seventy Edition will receive exclusivein-game items such as podium emotes, car livery and team colours. For fans ofMichael Schumacher, a separate Deluxe Schumacher Edition is also available withadditional in-game content and four iconic cars from his legendary career. Botheditions come with added virtual currency which can unlock Podium Pass VIP.Players can race, earn and unlockmore cosmetic items and collect enough currency for the following VIP season.
My Team, a new driver-managerfeature, gives players the opportunity to create a new Formula 1® team and take theirplace alongside the established 2020 driver line-up. From car design to hiringa team-mate and finding sponsors, players now have the added pressure of makingsure everything runs smoothly both off and on the track. Playerscan also choose from the original full 22 race season, and shorter 10 and 16 raceseason options in both My Team and the 10-season Career.
F1® 2020features all 10 teams, 20 drivers and cars from the 2020 season. The latest carliveries and team colours, including Mercedes AMG Petronas, will be added as afree digital update.
“F1® 2020is two years in the making, and we are excited with the level of innovation forplayers of all levels,” said Lee Mather, F1®Franchise Game Director at Codemasters. “Whether someone wants a split-screen battlewith friends, a 10-race season or a full driver-manager experience, F1® 2020 gives players the option to race their way.”
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