F1® 2018 Takes Top Step On The Podium



September 6, 2018

It’s nearly two weeks since F1® 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, was released, and we’ve absolutely loved seeing you play – from your gorgeous Photo Mode pictures, to your incredible overtakes and great moments – we’ve loved seeing it all. The cherry on the F1® cake is that F1® 2018 has topped sales charts around the world – it’s now been number one in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, Denmark and Finland!

F1® 2018 was released to great critical acclaim as the game continues to get closer than ever to the real world sport, and you can see what the reviewers had to say in our accolades trailer!

Players now face pressurised press interviews as part of their Career, each team has its own unique research and development options with inherent strengths and weaknesses. There are also more classic cars than ever before, including the iconic Brawn BGP-001 from 2009. If you want to find out more, check out our gameplay trailer:

Jonathan Bunney, VP Publishing for Codemasters said: “We are delighted with the success of F1® 2018. It reflects the hard work and dedication of everyone at Codemasters, and growing interest in the world’s most popular motorsport. The first week chart positions were strong and the latest data available shows that we have held the number one position in at least two of our biggest territories, UK and Germany. We look forward to hearing the news from all the others. The F1® Esports Pro Series, which includes the real world F1® teams for the first time, will be played on F1® 2018 and this will be an incredible showcase for the game.”

Featuring all of the official teams, cars, the drivers and circuits from the thrilling 2018 season, F1® 2018 also includes 20 iconic, classic cars from the history of the sport for players to try to master. Circuit Paul Ricard is included in the game for the first time, while the Hockenheimring also returns. F1® 2018 is available now worldwide on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC (DVD and via Steam), and if you haven’t managed to pick it up yet, you can find it here:

Keep it here on the Codies blog for all the F1® 2018 news, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, Instagram and YouTube to get the scoop first.

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