SCHUMACHER, MANSELLPROST AMONGST LEGENDS TO STAR IN F1 2013ndash; NEW GAMEPLAY VIDEO NOW SHOWING AT www.formula1-game.com
F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION LIMITED TO 10,000 COPIES IN THE UK
Embargo: Friday July 26 thnbsp; <2:00 PM UK>ndash; Codemastersreg; today revealed the full list of classic content set to feature in F1trade; 2013 and the premium limited edition, F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION. F1 2013 is the latest entry in the award-winning series of officially licensed FORMULA 1trade; video games and will launch on October 4 th in the UK for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATIONreg;3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.
A stunning new gameplay video featuring the contemporary and classic content set to feature in F1 2013 is now showing at the newly launched website www.formula1-game.com, where fans can get all the latest news, media and pre-order the game. Featuring todayrsquo;s superstars and legends of yesteryear racing at iconic venues including Monaco, Brands Hatch and Estoril, the video shows how dramatically the cars have advanced down the years whilst the spirit of intense competition in the sport remains the same.
F1 2013 will be available in two editions. F1 2013 includes the full game of the current season and classic content from the 1980s, which is playable in the new game mode F1 Classics. Alternatively, fans can choose to purchase F1 2013: Classic Edition, a premium version of the game limited to a run of just 10,000 units in the UK, featuring bespoke box art and expanding the game with 1990s Content and Classic Track Packs. The classic content available for players is as follows:
1980s Content (F1 2013F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION)
Circuit De Jerezndash; former host of the Spanish GRAND PRIXtrade;
Brands Hatchndash; legendary former home of the British GRAND PRIX
1980 Williams FW07B
Original Driver: Alan Jones
Team Legend: Alain Prost
1986 Team Lotus 98T
Team Legend: Mario Andretti
Team Legend: Emerson Fittipaldi
1988 Ferrari F1-87/88C
Original Driver: Gerhard Berger
Team Legend: Michael Schumacher
1988 Team Lotus 100T
Original Driver: Satoru Nakajima
Team Legend: Mika Hakkinen
1988 Williams FW12
Original Driver: Nigel Mansell
Team Legend: Damon Hill
1990s Content (F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION only)
1992 Ferrari F92 A
Original Driver: Jean Alesi
Team Legend: TBC
1992 Williams FW14B
Original Driver: Nigel Mansell
Team Legend: David Coulthard
1996 Ferrari F310
Original Driver: Michael Schumacher
Team Legend: Gerhard Berger
1996 Williams FW18
Original Driver: Damon Hill
Original Driver: Jacques Villeneuve
1999 Ferrari F399
Original Driver: Eddie Irvine
Team Legend: Jody Scheckter
1999 Williams FW21
Original Driver: TBC
Team Legend: Alain Prost
Classic Tracks Pack (F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION only)
Imolandash; former host of the San Marino GRAND PRIX
Estorilndash; former home of the Portuguese GRAND PRIX
Players will be able to enjoy the all-new classic content in a new gameplay mode called F1 Classics, introduced by legendary broadcaster Murray Walker. F1 Classics features a new fictional racing series allowing players to race cars, drivers and circuits from different eras. Teams are represented by drivers who raced in teamrsquo;s specific cars such as Nigel Mansellrsquo;s championship winning Williams FW14 B from 1992, and drivers who have also represented the team in different eras. Classic content is also available in a range of other game modes, including split-screen and online multiplayer modes.
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 Sergio 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 ONEtrade; season in videogame history, with more detail to be revealed.
To watch the latest trailer, please visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4agtKpqVvI8
UK press contacts:
Kat Osman or Ian Dickson at Lunch PR
Codemasters, the award winning video game developer and publisher, has a 25-year heritage. With titles distributed globally, Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of driving and racing entertainment games including DiRT, GRID and the official FORMULA 1 series of videogames including the BAFTA award-winning F1 2010, F1 2011 and F1 2012. Codemasters employs over 500 people and operates multiple development studios from its Warwickshire HQ and Birmingham sites in the UK with a further art studio based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Codemasters is a winner of the coveted Grand Prix Award from the Develop Industry Excellence Awards, an award bestowed on the company felt by Develop to have contributed the most to the games medium in recent times. In March 2010, Reliance Big Entertainment Ltd. (RBEL), a part of Indiarsquo;s Reliance ADA group, acquired a 60 per cent shareholding in the company, alongside existing investor, Balderton Capital, the leading European venture capital firm. For more information on Codemastersrsquo; product portfolio, please visit www.codemasters.com. Join in the conversation with @codemasters on Twitter or Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/codemasters.
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