At the moment Codemaster and EA Sports activities collectively reached out with a press launch to announce F1 2021.
The sport will likely be launched for PS5, Xbox Collection X|S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC through Steam on Friday, July 16, 2021 marking the debut of the favored racing collection on next-gen consoles.
On prime of that, free upgrades to PS5 and Xbox Collection X|S (through Sensible Supply) will likely be accessible for individuals who buy the old-gen variations.
Under you possibly can watch the announcement trailer and browse the primary particulars.
Introducing a brand-new story mode, expanded Profession mode with two-player choice, and three new circuits, Portimão, Imola, and Jeddah, accessible to all gamers as free post-launch content material, F12021 provides gamers extra methods to really feel the emotion of competing on the highest degree within the pinnacle of motorsport. F1 2021, the official videogame of the 2021 FIA Method One World Championship, and the primary to be printed by EA SPORTS will likely be accessible worldwide on PlayStation 5, Xbox Collection X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC through Steam.
In Braking Level, the brand-new story mode, gamers tackle an epic journey, as they rise from the ranks of Method 2 to a shot at stardom on the planet of Method 1. It immerses gamers into the glamorous world of F1, giving a style of the approach to life each on and off the monitor: the rivalries, emotion and dedication wanted to compete on the highest degree. It additionally re-introduces gamers to the much-maligned Devon Butler, who makes his return having debuted in F1 2019.
F1 2021 expands its iconic Profession mode with a brand new two-player choice that enables buddies to affix on-line and play co-operatively or select totally different groups and take rivalries to the monitor in synchronous race periods. Every driver has full management over their assists, permitting gamers of all ranges to come back collectively and compete. Profession mode additionally introduces Actual-Season Begin, enabling gamers to start at any level within the season with real-time driver and constructor standings.
Throughout all codecs, returning options embrace driver-manager expertise My Staff, two-player split-screen, shorter season choices for each F1 and F2, esports integration and accessible menus and dealing with. For the primary time, F1 2021 involves Xbox Collection X|S and PlayStation 5, boasting a visible uplift and quicker loading instances.
The press launch additionally included a remark by Lee Mather, Franchise Sport Director at Codemasters.
“Braking Level is an thrilling innovation that has been years within the making. We’re proud to increase the sport expertise and permit gamers to dwell the highs and lows of life in Method 1® each on and off the monitor.
Braking Level transforms the sport and places gamers centre stage within the biggest racing spectacle on the planet.”
Paul Jeal, F1 Senior Franchise Director at Codemasters, additionally commented.
“We’re creating extra alternative and new methods to play. Actual-Season Begin permits gamers to align their profession to the F1 season. The addition of two-player Profession brings new challenges to the long-lasting recreation mode. Gamers can now select to play co-operatively and share within the success or compete and attempt for private glory.”
Those that pre-order the sport will obtain the Braking Level Content material Pack, together with a set of unique in-game objects impressed by the fictional stars of the brand new story expertise, and 5,000 PitCoins.
Those that buy the Digital Deluxe version will obtain seven but unannounced iconic F1 drivers to be used within the My Staff mode full with customisation content material, 18,000 PitCoins, the Braking Level Content material Pack talked about above, and three days of early entry.