F1 2011™, SEQUEL TO BAFTA AWARD-WINNING FORMULA ONE™ VIDEO GAME, CONFIRMED WITH SEPTEMBER 20THSHIP DATE
LOS ANGELES – March 24, 2011 – F1 2011
The Official Game of the 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™ Coming to HD Consoles and PC this September 2011; New Handheld Platforms to Follow
Gamers Invited to Ask the Development Team and Win World’s First Test Drive of F1 2011
, the sequel to the fastest-selling FORMULA ONE game ever released, will race into stores across North America in September 2011, Codemasters® announced today. F1 2011
, the follow up to the BAFTA award-winning F1 2010
™, is in development at Codemasters Birmingham for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC Games For Windows®.
Bespoke handheld editions of F1 2011
are also in production for Nintendo 3DS™ and Sony’s next generation portable entertainment system (NGP), each designed to take advantage of the new platforms’ unique capabilities; specific release dates for the handheld editions are to be announced.
In F1 2011
players will be challenged to ‘Be the driver, live the life, go compete,’ with wide-ranging technical and gameplay advancements on and off track and vastly extended competitive and co-operative multiplayer components. F1 2011
will feature all of the official teams, drivers and circuits from the highly anticipated 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, including the current FIA FORMULA ONE DRIVERS’ WORLD CHAMPION Sebastian Vettel. The 2011 season also sees the debut of the 2011 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF INDIA at Delhi’s Jaypee International Race Circuit and the return of the iconic Nürburgring to the calendar.
GAMERS INVITED TO ASK THE TEAM ANYTHING & BE THE FIRST TO PLAY F1 2011
To mark the announcement, Codemasters is offering gamers the chance to be amongst the first in the world to play F1 2011
ahead of its release, and star in future Development Diary videos. To enter the competition, fans are invited to ask a question about the game on a video uploaded to YouTube.
The most interesting and creative video entries, featuring the best questions as judged by the development team, will be invited to Codemasters Birmingham in May to go hands on with the game, meet the team and ask their questions face-to-face. The day will be filmed and released as first look video. Winners unable to attend will also have the chance to be featured in forthcoming F1 2011
trailers via pre-recorded questions played out to the development team. For full terms and conditions and how to enter, head to www.facebook.com/formula1game
In production at Codemasters Studios Birmingham, F1 2011
is being developed using the EGO Game Technology Platform, Codemasters’ proprietary tech that powered the critically acclaimed, 2 million-plus selling F1 2010™, GRID and currently driving DiRT 3. To get all the news straight from the studio and to win the chance to play F1 2011
ahead of its release, race over to www.facebook.com/formula1game
or follow the team on twitter at www.twitter.com/formula1game