F1 Manager 2022: Everything you need to know

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There hasn’t been an officially licensed F1 management game in over 20 years. This will soon change with the release of F1 Manager 2022 from Frontier Developments, the studio behind acclaimed management games like Jurassic World Evolution and Planet Coaster.

We’ve got everything you need to know about F1 Manager 2022 right here!

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Our friends over at RacingGames.GG had the chance to get hands-on with a preview build of F1 Manager 2022.

Check out the video below and read their full preview here.

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F1 Manager 2022 release date

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F1 Manager 2022’s announcement generated a lot of excitement among F1 fans. But when can we get our hands F1 Manager 2022?

The official F1 Manager 2022 release date has finally been revealed, and it will arrive on 30 August!

However, you can get a huge FIVE DAYS early access if you pre-order the game. That means you can start your F1 managerial journey on 25 August!

As for platforms, F1 Manager 2022 will be available for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC

You’re the Team Principal

Whereas most F1 games put you in the driver’s seat, F1 Manager 2022 sees step into the shoes of Team Principal. As Team Principal, it’s your job to make the right calls and take your team to victory.

From managing budgets to keep the board happy to scouting for new drivers, hiring staff, and creating race strategies, every decision is crucial. 

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Every decision you make in F1 Manager 2022 affects your team's performance.

F1 Manager 2022 gives you complete control over your team and strategy. Players who want to dive deep can create custom race strategies and develop new car parts to gain an advantage over the competition.

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There’s no limit on the number of seasons either, meaning you can develop strategies for the current F1 season and beyond.

The list of management options is extensive. If this sounds overwhelming, Frontier has implemented a number of accessibility options for new players who aren’t familiar with management games.

Broadcast quality presentation

What sets F1 Manager 2022 apart from other motorsport management games is its “broadcast quality presentation.” Thanks to detailed face scans, driver likenesses are incredibly accurate. Every 2022 F1 circuit is also faithfully recreated using map data.

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Every 2022 F1 circuit is faithfully recreated in F1 Manager 2022

Once you’ve Live races are viewed from TV-style cameras. As you watch the race from the paddock, you’ll need to make the right calls.

Do you instruct your team drivers to push harder and fight for a position on the podium or hold back to preserve tyres and win precious team points? Everything is up to you.

Head over to RacingGames.GG to find out more about F1 Manager 2022!