As the official video game of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship, F1 2019 challenges you to defeat your rivals in the most ambitious F1 game in Codemasters’ history that celebrates the studio’s ten-year anniversary of developing and maintaining the Formula 1 video game series. Coming two months earlier than usual, F1 2019 launches on the same weekend as the Austrian Gran Prix and, unlike previous iterations, ahead of the British, German and Hungarian races.
F1 2019 features all the official teams, drivers and all 21 circuits from the 2019 season. This year sees the inclusion of F2 with players being able to complete the 2018 season with the likes of George Russell, Lando Norris and Alexander Albon. The 2019 F2 season content will be made available as a free digital update later in the year, alongside support for online multiplayer using F2 vehicles.
Defeat Your Rivals: Go head to head with the biggest rivals in both F2 and F1. Begin your journey in F2 and re-live the 2018 season experience the biggest rivalries in motorsport including Lewis Hamilton’s battle with Sebastian Vettel. Establish your reputation and defeat your rivals in the F2 Story Mode before stepping into the full F1 2019 Championship.
22 Classic F1 Cars: 18 returning cars from F1 2018 and four new classics from 1990 and 2010 for those who purchase the F1 2019 Legends Edition. Players can control the 1990 Ferrari F1-90 and McLaren MP4/5B or step forwards 20 years and drive the Ferrari F10 and McLaren MP4-25. The 2010 cars are also included in the Anniversary Edition.
Esports Integration: F1 2019 features an in-game esports area giving players the latest news and highlights from the F1 Esports Series. The esports section makes it much easier to sign-up and participate in the online qualifiers, as well as seeing upcoming events in the calendar.
Enhanced Visual Fidelity: Stunning new night lighting, uplifted environments and upgraded F1 broadcast rebrand visuals gets you even closer to the action. With greater emphasis on graphical fidelity, the environments have been significantly enhanced, and the tracks come to life like never before. Night races have been completely overhauled creating vastly improved levels of realism and the upgraded F1 broadcast sound and visuals add further realism to all aspects of the race weekend.
Multiplayer: New League functionality allows players to find and create their own tournaments, compete in weekly challenges and customise a 2019 F1 Regulation Car, designed in collaboration with Ross Brawn and Pat Symonds. Plus, replay and share your finest moments with the new automated race highlights feature.
Race Legendary F1 Tracks: In addition to all 21 circuits from the 2019 season, F1 2019 also features Britain, USA, Japan and Bahrain Short configurations, as well as a special variation of Monaco set at night time.
F1 2019 will be available on Friday, June 28th with a special Anniversary Edition release for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Owners of the Legends Edition will be able to play from Tuesday, June 25th.
The F1 2019 Anniversary Edition includes two classic cars from the 2010 season; the Ferrari F10, as driven by Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa, and Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button’s McLaren MP4-25.
For the F1 purists, the F1 2019 Legends Edition celebrates the greatest rivalry in F1 history. Players will get to drive as Ayrton Senna in his 1990 McLaren MP4/5B and Alain Prost in the Ferrari F1-90, and face off over eight race challenges, as well as receiving exclusive Senna and Prost themed multiplayer car liveries, alongside the content featured in the F1 2019 Anniversary Edition.
Codemasters has been developing F1 games for 10 years. It’s an impressive milestone for the team, who continue to innovate and up the bar with each passing entry. F1 2019 is the studio’s best effort yet of creating the most authentic, realistic and feature-complete F1 game.