F1 2020 is the latest racing game in Formula 1. The twelfth edition of Formula 1 games from the English developer Codemasters. Take on the role of Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton and race towards the world title, or challenge the Mercedes driver just like Max Verstappen and become the big surprise of the season! The racing season is based on the pre-corona pandemic schedule. As a gamer, unlike the Formula 1 drivers, you do have the opportunity to race on all circuits. In addition to racing in Formula 1, it is also possible to start as an F2 driver again to build a career within the racing world. Win the championship in Formula 2 and become a Formula 1 driver. You will find this and much more in the new Formula 1 game.
F1 2020 release date
The release of F1 2020 was on July 20, 2020. Normally, the Formula 1 season had been underway for a few months, but due to the adjusted schedule, the game was released after the third race of the season. The release was much closer to the start of the racing season.
F1 2020 Trailer
The gameplay trailer immediately gives you a good idea of what you can expect from the game. You can race with the best drivers in the world such as Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, Charles Leclerc and Valtteri Bottas. You also get a good idea of the racing itself, the pit stops and the ceremony after a Grand Prix.
F1 2020 new features
Game developer Codemasters has added several new features to F1 2020, we have listed them for you here:
After 35 years, Formula 1 would finally be driven in the Netherlands, due to the corona pandemic this was canceled. Fortunately, it is possible to drive on the Zandvoort digital circuit. The Zandvoort circuit has been added to the Formula 1 game, so you can race with Dutchman Max Verstappen on his circuit! In addition to the Zandvoort circuit, the Hanoi circuit in Vietnam has also been added. For example, Codemasters has been able to expand the racing experience even more with two new circuits.
It was a big loss in F1 2019, the possibility to race against each other in Splitscreen mode. We had to wait a few years for it, but the Splitscreen mode is back in F1 2020. Now race in different Grand Prix at home against your friends.
The game has been released in three editions, namely: Standard Edition, Seventy Edition and Deluxe Schumacher Edition. The Seventy Edition offers you as a gamer extra free downloadable content (DLC), this because of the 70th anniversary of Formula 1. The Deluxe Schumacher Edition offers even more extras, such as Michael Schumacher racing and you can drive in four of his legendary cars.
If you have already bought the game, you may have encountered a rather familiar voice in the game. Olav Mol, Dutch commentator and presenter of Formula 1, has given his voice to the game. In this way he makes the racing season even more realistic with his voice!
The biggest new feature is the “My Team” mode, in which you can be the team manager of your team in addition to the driver. Choose your own team name, design your own logo, select sponsors and sign a new teammate. In addition to the racing that you already do in your racing career, you also manage an entire team where you have to take many factors into account. In the beginning you start with a teammate from Formula 2, because you do not yet have enough budget for a larger driver. During the season you are responsible for the departments that make improvements to the car. As the eleventh team, compete in the World Championship as a manager, and as a driver.
Which consoles can I play F1 2020 on?
F1 2020 can be played on the following consoles:
- Playstation 4
- Xbox One
A nice addition to the game is to purchase a steering wheel and accelerator pedals for the game. This makes the racing experience even more realistic.
Whether F1 2020 can be played on the Playstation 5 or Xbox Series X is not yet clear, hopefully more information will follow soon.
How much does F1 2020 cost?
How much F1 2020 costs varies per console, per edition and per store, from the following prices the games are available:
- Playstation 4 Standard Edition: £69.99
- Playstation 4 Seventy Edition: £57.99
- Playstation 4 Deluxe Schumacher Edition: £69.99
- Xbox One standard Edition: £68
- Xbox One Seventy Edition: £59.99
- Xbox One Deluxe Schumacher Edition £69.99
- PC Standard Edition: £54.99
- PC Seventy Edition: £39.99
- PC Deluxe Schumacher Edition £56
The game may be more expensive at one point of purchase than at another point of purchase.
Where can I buy F1 2020?
The game is available in several places. You can buy the game at:
- Playstation Store (only for users with a Playstation 4)
- Microsoft Store (only for users with a Xbox One)
- Game Mania
- Vele andere gameshops
You can buy the game online without a disc in the Playstation Store and in the Microsoft Store, the game can be ordered online at other stores and it is possible to buy the game in a physical store.
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