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F1 22

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Codemasters
Release Date: July 1, 2022

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'F1 22' Will Feature Updated In-Game Circuits To Mirror Real-World Track Changes - Trailer

by Rainier on May 19, 2022 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT

F1 22 will feature new hybrid cars, an F1 Life feature, F1 Sprint races, PC VR functionality via Oculus Rift and HTC Vive and a more competitive and unpredictable line-up than ever before.

In the biggest shake-up for over a decade, players will take their seats for the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship in new hybrid cars, as overhauled rules reimagine the race weekend with the inclusion of F1 Sprint races. With a more competitive and unpredictable line-up, players will test their skills across the 2022 calendar, including the International Autodrome for the inaugural Miami Grand Prix. In another first, players can step into the glamorous world of Formula 1 with F1 Life, a customisable hub to show off their collection of supercars, clothing, and accessories, earned via gameplay, Podium Pass, and the in-game brand store.

The redefined race day allows players to customise their set-up with new Immersive and Broadcast options that affect formation laps, safety car periods, and pit stops. Select Immersive, and players will face risk-reward challenges, which could be the difference between a place on the podium or finishing outside the points. Broadcast takes the pressure off, with controlled and authentic cinematics that keeps players close to the action. For the ultimate immersive F1 experience, the new PC VR functionality via Oculus Rift and HTC Vive enables players to feel the drama from right inside the cockpit.  

For new and casual fans, the new Adaptive AI keeps less experienced players competitive throughout each race, with opposing AI racers tailored to match the skill level. Accessible menus and handling also return to help players get to the action quickly without the need to understand the complexities of the sport. The refreshed Practice Programs offer more variety with new scoring systems and on-track visualisations. This helps players navigate each twist and turn to perfection before racing for those all-important championship points.

F1 22 also boasts enhancements to returning features, including My Team, allowing players to choose their starting budget based on three entry points: Newcomer, Challenger, and Front Runner. The game sees real-life track updates to Australia, Spain, and Abu Dhabi to reflect recent changes. F1 22 also features its critically acclaimed 10-year Career, complete with a two-player option, and Multiplayer is back for epic races against the global racing community. 

Codemasters and EA have announced that the unreleased EA SPORTS F1 22 will receive in-game updates to the Spanish, Australian and Abu Dhabi circuits to mirror their real-world counterparts.

Revving up the competition for the new era of Formula 1, the update will bring new turn layouts and details to the tracks, along with the introduction of new cars and regulations.

The Spanish track will feature a new layout on Turn 10 and updates were made to the offtrack areas of turns 10-14.

The Australian Albert Park Circuit has been remodeled using LIDAR data to give it more detailed height and camber, plus outfield area walls were repositioned and multiple turn layouts were updated.

The hairpin on turn 5 of the Abu Dhabi track where Verstappen overtook Hamilton to secure the 2021 Formula One World Championship has moved up to add more runoff and the chicane was removed. In addition, turns 13-15 have been rounded off around the hotel to allow cars to follow more closely.

EA Sports F1 22 is releasing worldwide for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC on July 1, 2022.


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