Safety Car and Virtual Safety Car return.
Codemasters has announced F1 2016, the official video game for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship releasing for Xbox One, PC and PS4. It will incorporate a 10 year career mode, re-introduce Safety Car and Virtual Safety Car features and includes a new circuit – the Baku City Circuit in Azerbaijan.
Codemasters principal games designer Lee Mather stated that F1 2016 is “a massive step forward for the franchise. The new career mode sits at the heart of the game and allows gamers to create their own legend over a career that can span for up to a massive ten seasons.
“Beyond improving upon the fastest and most thrilling on-track racing experience in gaming, F1 2016 uniquely offers the drama and vehicle development that goes on behind the scenes. A rich car upgrade system is fully integrated into a new and deep practice development programme which mirrors the tests carried out by the teams in real life.
“The career mode, together with the re-introduction of the Safety Car, the first inclusion of the Virtual Safety Car and a number of other unannounced improvements means that F1 2016 will have more new features than any other year of the franchise.”
Other details about Career mode include the ability to create an avatar, choosing a team to join and then earning contracts, choosing to either change teams along the way or take other steps to become championship material. More information about F1 2016 is scheduled for the coming weeks so stay tuned.