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Official game of the 2009 FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™ now available on iPhone and iPod Touch

Friday 18th December/... FORMULA ONE™ fans around the world can now enjoy the world’s most thrilling motorsport on their iPhone and iPod Touch as F1 2009 is now available to download on the App Store. Costing just?3.99, F1 2009 for the iPhone and iPod gives you the most authentic recreation of the sport ever to come to the platform.

Mobile gamers will be able to take to the track as their favourite FORMULA ONE™ driver from the 2009 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP and compete against the clock in both Time Trials and Endurance challenges. Time Trials test a players ability to produce one stunning flying lap to achieve the best time possible while Endurance is a challenge of consistency, speed and skill as the average lap time over 6, 9 or 12 laps is what counts here. Players can then share their best times with the world to see how they compare to the top times globally, locally or just between their friends.

With stunning graphics - instant pick up and play gameplay that utilises iPhone and iPod tilt sensitivity - F1 2009 features all 10 teams from the 2009 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP and all 20 drivers. Players will be able to take on each of the 17 of the circuits that featured in the season including iconic classics such a Monaco, Spa Francorchamps, Silverstone and Monza as well as brand new tracks such as the Yas Marina and the dramatic Singapore night race.

F1 2009 for the iPhone and iPod Touch is available to download from the App Store now and is also available on the Nintendo Wii™ and PSP? (PlayStation?Portable).



Andy Gray, Communications Manager


Codemasters (UK) 01926 814 132

Adrian Lawton Communications Manager


Codemasters (UK) 01926 814 132

Richard Eddy, Director, Communication


Codemasters (UK) 01926 814 132


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