The official F1 2021 video game launch day has arrived!
Check out all the information you need to know about Codemaster's latest release below.
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It's finally here - F1 2021 launched at 1am BST on Friday, 16 July!
With so many fans excited to see what the new game will offer, we're bringing you everything you need to know.
F1 2021 Review
By all accounts, F1 2021 is a triumph. RacingGames.GG has given it a huge 9/10 score.
Read their full review here, or watch their review video below!
F1 2021 has a new handling model to bring it into line with the real world cars following a reduction in downforce for the 2021 season.
Racing feels a little different this year, with more understeer in the car. It also means that setups are wildly different from last year. If you need one, check out the list below:
- Bahrain Grand Prix
- Spanish Grand Prix
- Monaco Grand Prix
- Azerbaijan Grand Prix
- Canadian Grand Prix
- French Grand Prix
- Austrian Grand Prix
- British Grand Prix
- Hungarian Grand Prix
- Belgian Grand Prix
- Dutch Grand Prix
- Italian Grand Prix
- Singapore Grand Prix
- Russian Grand Prix
- Japanese Grand Prix
- USA Grand Prix
- Mexican Grand Prix
- Brazlian Grand Prix
- Australian Grand Prix
- Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
- Chinese Grand Prix
What tracks are in F1 2021?
- Albert Park – Australia
- Bahrain International Circuit – Bahrain
- Shanghai International Circuit – China (Career Season 2)
- Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya – Spain
- Circuit de Monaco – Monaco
- Baku City Circuit – Azerbaijan
- Circuit Gilles Villeneuve – Canada
- Circuit Paul Ricard – France
- Red Bull Ring – Austria
- Silverstone – Great Britain
- Hungaroring – Hungary
- Spa-Francorchamps – Belgium
- Zandvoort – Netherlands
- Monza – Italy
- Sochi Autodrom – Russia
- Marina Bay – Singapore
- Suzuka – Japan
- Circuit of the Americas – USA
- Circuit Hermanos Rodriguez – Mexico
- Interlagos – Brazil
- Yas Marina Circuit – UAE
And there are even more set to come post-launch, with the following confirmed as DLC additions at some point in the near future:
- Imola Italy Post-Launch DLC
- Portimao Portugal Post-Launch DLC
- Jeddah Street Circuit Saudi Arabia Post-Launch DLC
It looks as if the Stadia version will not arrive at the same time as the other platforms.
Described as a "next gen gaming experience", we can't wait to see what the game offers on the Next Gen consoles of PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.
Codemasters premiered a brand new F1 2021 trailer yesterday!
The new trailer gives us a taste of the new features coming to F1 2021.
The main feature for this year’s iteration is the new story, called Braking Point.
This mode will see you start off in F2 and, over the course of three seasons, head into one of five of the teams in the 2021 F1 world championship.
A new story mode is coming to F1 2021 - Braking Point.
“Go on an epic journey with ‘Braking Point’, our brand-new story mode. Rise from the ranks of Formula 2 to a shot at stardom in the world of Formula 1. Experience the lifestyle both on and off the track as you take your seat in the pinnacle of motorsport.
That’s not all. After his infamous debut in F1 2019, Devon Butler is back.”
Like in 2019, the story mode will commence in Formula 2, but this time you race as Aiden Jackson, and up-and-comer looking to make his name in F1. His road is anything but smooth as he clashes with veteran teammate Casper Akkerman and of course, the smarmy Devon Butler!
For a deeper look, check out what our friends at RacingGames.gg made of it here.