The 2018 Formula 1 season featured the return of the French Grand Prix for the first time since 2008, hosted at the Circuit Paul Ricard. This track last hosted the iconic race in 1990, but at the recent F1 2018 Preview event in London, England, we had the opportunity to check out this legendary track using the Ferrari F2004. An incredible race machine paired with an incredible track!
In the above video, Matt212 drives the iconic Ferrari on the Xbox One X version of F1 2018 in one of the game’s new Invitational events within the Career Mode, which sees you heading to the French circuit for an overtaking challenge. Players will often be given a choice of Invitational events to compete in throughout the Career Mode using F1 2018’s selection of 20
This specific goal of this event is to overtake 13 opponents on the Circuit Paul Ricard. There’s 3 minutes and 10 seconds to complete the challenge, and it begins with a rolling start to help you out. The Ferrari F2004 is one of the returning classic cars from F1 2017, but as it did in that game, it sounds exceptional in F1 2018 and makes for a great combo with the Circuit Paul Ricard in this unique Invitational event.
Be sure to check out the above video to see if Matt succeeds in the challenge, as well as for some insight from the Codemasters team on bringing the Circuit Paul Ricard to F1 2018. For more on this year’s Formula 1 racing game, be sure to check out this in-depth
40-minute preview video of the F1 2018 Career Mode, as well as our hands-on
session with the game on a £2,000 Playseat and Fanatec simulation rig.
Just in case you’d somehow forget, F1 2018 will be available
on August 24th, 2018 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Those on the new Xbox One X and PS4 Pro systems will also receive a suite of visual upgrades and enhancements.