This is how you leverage the game’s revamped R&D system to the fullest.
F1 2017 continues to flesh out the excellent career mode in last year’s entry. This time around, the game takes cues from many other popular games of the day, by adding RPG elements. No, no leveling or loot systems here- but there are what are basically skill trees. These skill trees are hidden behind the R&D you get to conduct over the career mode, and can unlock 100 new abilities and perks for you.
There are four times as many abilities to unlock this time around- and the tree itself is non linear, meaning you have to put some thought into what your short term and long term goals are if you want to leverage it to the fullest possible.
Of course, you can’t just unlock things on a whim- you need Resource Points to do so, and Resource Points are a limited currency. Here are some tips to earn them a bit quicker and more efficiently: