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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' Reveals Cover Athletes, Shows Off Miami International Autodrome Gameplay - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 3, 2022 @ 11:51 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 Electronic Arts announced the signing of Scuderia Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc as EA Sports ambassador and cover star of F1 22.

The current 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship leader takes centre stage alongside two other rising stars, McLaren's Lando Norris and Mercedes’ George Russell.

Players can also pre-order the Champions Edition now, which celebrates the four previous World Champions on the grid this year: Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso, and current holder Max Verstappen.

The Champions Edition comes with additional content, including a time-limited Miami influenced pack inspired by the city’s iconic skyline and lights to commemorate the inaugural Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix and three days early access.

"F1 22 is celebrating the best young talent in F1, and we are excited to build a deeper relationship with Charles Leclerc. Established as part of the new era of Formula 1, we will work with Charles throughout the season to bring our players closer to the action," said Lee Mather, F1 Senior Creative Director at Codemasters. "We're also proud to celebrate our former World Champions with the F1 22 Champions Edition. They continue to inspire the next generation of drivers, and it's an honour to have them together on the cover of our digital-only version."

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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