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F1 2013 SET TO RACE INTO STORES ON OCTOBER 4TH

AHEAD OF THE HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIXtrade; THIS WEEKEND, SEE AN IN-GAME HOT LAP AROUND THE HUNGARORING AT http://www.formula1-game.com

Friday July 26 thnbsp; <10:00 AM UK>ndash; Codemastersreg; today announced that F1trade; 2013, the latest entry in the award-winning series of officially licensed FORMULA 1trade; videogames, will launch on October 4 thnbsp; for the Xbox 360reg; video games and entertainment system from Microsoftreg;, PLAYSTATIONreg;3 computer entertainment system and Windowsreg; PC.

To mark the release date announcement, Codemasters has released a hot lap video using work-in-progress in-game footage featuring the Hungaroring circuit which is set to stage the FORMULA 1 MAGYAR NAGYDIacute;J 2013 this weekend. The video shows Toro Rossondash; Ferrarirsquo;s Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo taking on the famous circuit and is narrated by Anthony Davidson, former FORMULA ONEtrade; driver and Technical Consultant on F1 2013, who describes how drivers should attack each corner and carry as much speed as possible through the tight and twisty track in the battle for points this weekend.

F1 2013 will feature a new gameplay mode called F1 Classics giving fans the chance to race classic cars on iconic circuits against legendary drivers for the first time in Codemastersrsquo; award-winning series. Introduced by legendary broadcaster Murray Walker, F1 Classics features a new fictional racing series allowing players to race cars, drivers and circuits from the 1980s. Classic content is also available in a range of other game modes, including split-screen and online multiplayer modes.

Further content will be available in a premium edition of the game, F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION, featuring 1990s Content and Classic Tracks. These two packs will be made available for purchase as optional DLC for players of F1 2013.

F1 2013 will also feature all the cars and stars from the 2013 season, allowing gamers to race as Lewis Hamilton in his Mercedes and Segio Perez in the McLaren-Mercedes for the first time, and includes all of the rule changes, tyre changes and remodelled handling to authentically reflect the challenge and exhilaration of racing 2013rsquo;s stunning roster of cars. A range of enhancements, improvements, split-screen and online multiplayer, plus new and returning game modes deliver the most complete simulation of a FORMULA ONE season in videogame history, with more detail to be revealed.

To get all the latest F1 2013 news straight from the studio, race over to www.facebook.com/formula1game or follow the team on twitter at www.twitter.com/formula1gamenbsp;

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