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F1 2010 out in September for PS3, 360, PC

Wednesday, 10 March 2010 14:16 GMT By Johnny Cullen

F1 2010

Codemasters has just formally unveiled F1 2010 for PS3, 360 and Games for Windows, along with a September release date.

The game is the first HD Formula One game to appear since F1: Championship Edition for PS3 back in 2007.

It’ll be built around the upcoming 2010 season that kicks off in Bahrain this weekend, including the all new South Korean GP and the return of seven time world-champion, Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher.

As well as that, it’ll have all the driver changes to other teams from last season, like Ferrari new boy Fernando Alonso and the back-to-back world championship winning duo at McLaren, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton.

The first screenshots were also released of the game as well, which you can find below with the PR.

F1 2010TM heralds a new generation of high definition FORMULA ONETM games from Codemasters®

Wednesday 10th March/… A new generation of FORMULA ONE games will come to high definition consoles and PC later this year as Codemasters® today announced that F1 2010 will be released this September for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC Games For Windows®.

As the official game of the 2010 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, F1 2010 will include all of the official teams, drivers and circuits from the coming season. F1 2010 will feature the return of seven times FORMULA 1 Drivers’ World Champion Michael Schumacher, the introduction of several new teams, and the brand new Korean International Circuit that will host the 2010 FORMULA 1 KOREAN GRAND PRIX.

The September launch will see F1 2010 become the first official FORMULA ONE game to appear for Xbox 360 and marks the return of FORMULA ONE to PC after an eight year absence. The arrival of the HD editions of FORMULA ONE follows Codemasters’ extremely successful launch of F1 2009 for Wii and PSP, which became a top five best seller throughout the past holiday period.

In F1 2010 gamers will take on the full, expanded grid in a variety of game modes including GRAND PRIX, Championship, Time Trial and an extensive, innovative Career mode. F1 2010 will also feature a highly advanced damage model, fully dynamic weather system and extensive competitive multiplayer options.

In production at Codemasters Studios Birmingham, F1 2010 is being developed using the EGO Game Technology Platform, Codemasters’ proprietary tech that powered the critically acclaimed, million-plus selling Colin McRae: DiRT 2 and Race Driver: GRID. The award-winning technology has been further developed to accurately recreate the unique aerodynamics and handling of 200MPH+ FORMULA ONE cars. The tech combined with Codemasters’ unprecedented access to FORMULA ONE teams and drivers will ensure that F1 2010 delivers the most authentic FORMULA ONE racing experience yet. F1 2010 will be released September 2010 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Games for Windows.

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23 Comments

  1. Johnny Cullen

    I am now PROPERLY PUMPED for this.

    And that’s no exaggeration.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. itsucks

    so wet in my pants for that wet shots.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Harry

    At least the F1 season forces Codemasters to release a racing game with a decent number of courses for once.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. NGCes26294BIV

    @3

    Erm, which of their racers includes less tracks than an F1 season?

    Nice screens.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. KillerDD

    Hell yeah!!

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Harry

    @4 Dirt 2. Only had 1 rally course per location.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. NGCes26294BIV

    @6

    Mmm. Dirt 2 wasn’t just a rally game though, was it. It had more tracks in the game, just not in the section of the game that you liked.

    That’s like saying “Halo only had two levels, cos there was only two set on earth. The rest were set in space – they don’t count”.

    Anyway, looking forward to this. I quite enjoyed Dirt 2. Not played Grid though, which I suspect this will be more like.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Mad-elph

    I am curious about the delay to Sept. the season will be almost over then (2-3 more races)… we’ve seen teams disappear this year was that the reason? do they want to see how they all run to determine balancing? But there will be changes for the next season only weeks later so why so late a release date? Is this going to be an annual thing?
    MotoGP got 09/10 as a release that came out at the beginning of the 2010 season, F1 gets first game in 3 years and it comes out at the end of season. Would you tolerate a hockey or Fifa or nfl game coming out at the end of season?

    I am a huge F1 fan and bleed F1 daily. I just want to know if I should pick it up or not seeing as how another might be in the pipeline for mid season in 2011?

    #8 5 years ago
  9. NGCes26294BIV

    @8

    Considering how they’ve only announced the game today, I’m not sure where the ‘delay’ is? But I suspect it has to be released in september because Formula One have only recently finalised the teams, drivers and tracks. All of those things have to be built into the game, and they’re not two-minute jobs.

    Also, it’s not the first F1 game in three years – F1 2009 came out last year.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. frod

    So, screenshots from Codemasters six months before release. Interesting concept.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Mad-elph

    The delay was that it was to be released last year, but they coldn’t do it, so they threw together a Wii version for 09 and said they’d work hard on the HD version of 2010. Then they say they are to release a game 9 months after a season starts. its like in NHL or Fifa, the season starts in Sept, but they market the game as the next year so last sept we got NHL 2010 and Fifa 2010, while it was still 09. We get F1 2010 in 2010 a month before the season ends – 7 months into the season. Just my opinion

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Mad-elph

    the tracks are finalized in november, there are 19 tracks this season and one issue arose surrounding the move a a GP in Britain, but was sorted out. The teams is certainly another issue, but given my lack of experience I would say they probably have a designer sitting there making models of the cars from last year, then adjusting things when the cars hit the track. The problem with F1 is that the cars are different every GP as they have different Aero requirements and teams keep developing so you’d never have a real sense of how it is supposed to look. An F1 fan will know that and as long as they generally appear correct the changing of the exhaust vent from one race to another will not distract them.
    Then of course you have sponsorship, which can be signage for a single GP or for a whole season, but most deals aren’t revealed till late Jan or Feb. but regardless if you have all the physics stuff done, and the its just adding a texture over a car model it should not take more than a month. It seems to me that they spread themselves too thin. Not enough people working on this project given all the other stuff Codies is trying to do. In the end I think they will spread it all too thin. One or two games will suffer hard and we will see a round of layoffs at codies within two years. Like in NHL or Fifa if you stagger the release till the end of Sept or early Oct then you get a better sense of who is playing where (given preseason trades etc).

    #12 5 years ago
  13. frod

    Nah. More likely they just looked at the viewing figures.

    September is when the F1 title race gets interesting.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Mad-elph

    Unless Schumi locks it up in June as he did a few seasons….. just saying.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. frod

    In that case no-one will buy it anyway.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Mad-elph

    Just found out MP will be in the next edition… I;m gonna hold out on buying it till then I guess.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. NGCes26294BIV

    @16

    What part of “extensive competitive multiplayer options” made you think MP wasn’t included?

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Mad-elph

    no i mean MP as in live online multiplayer. Read http://www.pitpass.com/fes_php/pitpass_news_item.php?fes_art_id=40080 (its sheeet site for F1 news) but at the bottom the last paragraph says “Perhaps the most exciting development on the horizon is players using the game to compete against the real-world drivers live in every Grand Prix. Gray says that F1 already produces all the data required to do this so it could end up in a future edition. For teams it can’t come soon enough as it will sure be cheaper than testing.”

    That suggests live online GP racing against real world opponents, instead of mp locally is for the next edition.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Mad-elph

    However maybe he means (as was rumored on Codies site) that we’d sit in a car, and race against the action live during a race (a simulated version of reality) where when the race is live and Weber is first then crashes I could be playing and racing against the real guys as if they were online people and he’d crash out of my game. How they intend to make this work I don’t know. I figure its possible as he says that makes sense, but if car X takes a turn too far in Real life and I am there in the simulated race then he’d hit me. what happens in reality would put imaginary drivers at their mercy. In real racing you would not take a line into a corner if another car is there, so if it not there in real life and you are there in the simulated version then they take the line and take you out. How would it be fair to penalize the driver online in this case.

    So maybe you are right, MP is going to be in there, I will have to wait and see what they say.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. El_MUERkO

    those images remind me of the “Bloom” craze of a few years ago

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Tallon 4

    Too much bloom indeed….but not complaining…If there is one developer who can make a decent racegame besides Turn10 and Polyphony it’s the Codies.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. HeliosCM

    @Mad-elph

    The game will have extensive online multiplayer modes.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Grimrita

    Codies cant make FPS games, adventure games or platform games but they sure know how to make racing games!

    #23 5 years ago

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    The opening minutes of Bloodborne really do set the stage for what’s to come. They’ll also help you decide if this game is for you. Arekkz Gaming has captured the first 40 minutes of Bloodborne. Complete with the opening cutscene, and the first few obstacles you’ll face. The video is commentary free, so wear headphones […]

  • YouTube will relaunch livestreaming service with focus on eSports and gaming – report

    According to industry sources, Google is preparing to relaunch YouTube’s livestreaming service with a focus on eSports and gaming. According to anonymous sources speaking to TheDailyDot, Google is planning to bring back YouTube’s livestreaming service. The company is said to have started recruiting around 50 engineers with experience in the field, “a pretty big statement […]

  • I think I’m too old for Final Fantasy 15

    Final Fantasy 15 was nine years in the making – and counting. Are we the same people we were in 2006? Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae A demo available for PS4 and Xbox One. Offers a couple of hours of gameplay. More if you jump over the borders. Bundled with Final Fantasy 15 Type-0 and […]

  • New multiplayer mode for Splatoon announced

    Nintendo has sent over three screenshots for Splatoon along with information on the Wii U another of the title’s multiplayer modes. Called Ranked Battle, it keeps track of each player’s online ranking. Splat Zones is one of the additional ways to play online in this mode. It differs from Turf War, which is the main […]

  • 2015 WoW Arena World Championship has a $250,000 prize pool

    Blizzard has announced the WoW Arena World Championship will culminate at BlizzCon 2015. World of Warcraft 3v3 Arena teams from around the globe will compete for spot at the 2015 WoW Arena World Championship and for a share in the $250,000 prize pool. Online qualifiers will be held for North America, Southeast Asia, Australia, New […]

  • The Crew two-hour demo now available in US, tomorrow in the UK

    Ubisoft has announced a free trial of its driving MMO The Crew will be available tomorrow, March 25 in the UK. It’s live today in North America. For current players, the Vintage Car Pack and Vintage Live Update, including a new PvP mode, are now available. The Vintage Car Pack included the Chevrolet Corvette C2 […]

  • Minecraft Mass Effect Mash-Up and Pattern Texture Pack out from today

    A Mass Effect Mash-up pack and the Pattern Texture Pack will release on PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita today in North America and tomorrow in Europe. The Pattern Texture Pack is also available for Xbox consoles today. The Mass Effect Mash-Up pack contains the Mars Facility from Mass Effect 3 plus textures and craftable items […]

  • The Talos Principle expansion pack Road to Gehenna announced

    An expansion for The Talos Principle has been announced titled Road to Gehenna. The expansion follows the narrative of Uriel, Elohim’s messenger, as he explores a “strange, hidden part of the simulation” on a mission of “mercy and redemption.” Uriel is attempting to free the souls of the damned “at all costs.” Road to Gehenna […]

  • Twitch Plays Pokemon finally catches ‘em all – even the rare Mewtwo

    Twitch Plays Pokemon players have captured all 151 original Pokemon which were included in a modified version of Pokemon Red, and this includes the rare Mewtwo. It took 39 days for Twitch players to catch ‘em all. Have a look at the impressive feat for yourself below. Thanks, Polygon.

  • GameStop will have limited units of Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL back in stock

    Those who missed out on the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL will have another opportunity to purchase it outside of eBay. Tomorrow only, GameStop stores in the United States will have four units in stock, according to and internal memo sent to Kotaku. This is every store in the country, and again, only […]

  • Second phase of Fortnite closed Alpha launches today

    Fortnite’s second closed Alpha test will go live this afternoon, according to the official website. Those currently participating will have until April 14 to test the online aspects for 12 hours per day (noon -12am EDT). All progress from the previous Alpha test will be wiped, and other changes are listed in the patch notes. […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition: Jaws of Hakkon out now on PC, Xbox One

    As promised yesterday, the single-player DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition, Jaws of Hakkon, is now available on PC and Xbox One. It will run you or £11.99 or your regional equivalent. The new content expands the land of Thedas with mountainous regions and forests, and it is full of “vicious enemies.” Players will also be […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer shows Ascendance gameplay

    Activision has released a new gamepay trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to support the Ascendance DLC which releases next week. Ascendance, will release first on Xbox consoles March 31 and includes the next chapter of the Exo Zombies Saga, Infected, along with four new multiplayer maps: Perplex, Site 244, Climate and Chop Shop. […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight will be a digital only release on PC – report

    It appears Batman: Arkham Knight will not see a physical release on PC, according to ShopTo. The retailer was told by its buyer the Rocksteady game will only be released on PC in digital form. ShopTo is currently double checking the information. If accurate, it is unknown if this will be case in North America […]

  • Bloodborne patch focusing on load times, performance optimizations in the works

    A patch for Bloodborne which will address load times is in the works, Sony has said The load times were one of the issues noted in Digital Foundry’s report on the From Software title. Sony told Eurogamer the patch would also explore other issues as well. “The development team is currently exploring another patch for […]

  • Gearbox would “love” to have entire Borderlands collection on current-gen

    An Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version of the original Borderlands game is something Gearbox Software is interested in, according to studio boss Randy Pitchford. Speaking in the latest Major Nelson podcast, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford said should Borderlands: The Handsome Collection prove successful, 2K Games might consider a current-gen version. “The fact that The […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood artwork shows the catacombs, dock, more

    Over the weekend we posted Wolfenstein: The Old Blood artwork along with news of a retail release in Europe. Today, we have better quality images of said artwork to share with you. Enjoy. The standalone prequel will be released digitally on May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in North America, and digitally on […]

  • Slender: The Arrival terrorizes PS4 and Xbox One this week

    In case you forgot, what with Bloodborne out today and other high profile releases of late, Slender: The Arrival is out today on PlayStation 4 in North America. The scary game will arrive on Xbox One tomorrow, March 25, and in Europe on PS4. Slender: The Arrival is an expansion on the original Slender game […]

  • World of Warcraft’s WoW Token rollout slated after launch of patch 6.1.2

    Blizzard has announced it will start rollout its WoW Token option in the weeks following the launch of patch 6.1.2 on March 24. WoW Token allows players to exchange in-game gold for game time and vice versa. Blizzard will release WoW Token first in realms serving North America, Oceania, and Latin America and will expand […]

  • The Evil Within: The Consequence dated for April, teaser video released

    Part 2 of Juli Kidman’s adventure in The Evil Within will arrive next month with the release of The Consequence. Above is a brief teaser showing some of the “madness” Kidman will encounter. The Consequence will arrive on Tuesday, April 21 on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. European PlayStation players will […]

  • Bloodborne sometimes “struggles to run at a smooth frame-rate” per performance analysis

    Bloodborne has been analyzed by Digital Foundry and according to the report, even with a 30fps cap the game sometimes “struggles to run at a smooth frame-rate.” The game’s day-one 2.69GB update 1.01 is “essential” as it contains improvements to game performance and stability and the frame-rate tests run by Digital Foundry were in single-player […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection reviews round-up

    Borderlands: The Handsome Collection reviews are out in the wild so we decided to catch a few of them for you. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is out today on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The collection packages Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel along with each game’s DLC content on one disc. Better graphics and […]

  • Evolve, Forza Horizon 2, WWE 2K15 are this week’s Deals with Gold

    Evolve, Forza 2 Horizon and WWE 2K15 are just some of the games which are part of this week’s Xbox Deals with Gold. You can also pick up the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Pro Edition for 20% off as well as the standard edition for 33% off. For the Xbox 360 crowd, there’s also […]

  • Xbox 360 2015 Spring Value bundles now available starting at $250

    Microsoft is offering a discount on three Xbox 360 bundles with prices starting at $250. The Xbox 360 2015 Spring Value bundles feature various content such as a Kinect, 500GB console bundle and one month of Xbox Live Gold. Xbox 360 500GB Spring Value Bundle: comes with Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare download and Fable […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege beta sign ups now open

    Ubisoft is letting everyone register for the upcoming Rainbow Six Siege closed beta. Rainbow Six Siege is due for a closed beta sometime this year. Ubisoft has opened registration to everyone. All you need to do is enter your preferred platform and log in using your Uplay account. You will be entered into a waiting […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Exo Zombies map Infection is creepy

    The upcoming chapter in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies mode is called ‘Infection’ and Activision has been slowly revealing bits and pieces about it. A few teasers have been dropping ahead of Ascendance launch this month. The teasers are about the second episode in the Exo Zombie story, Infection. First off, the map. […]

  • This is the Bloodborne press kit in all its glory

    Bloodborne is a gorgeous game so it’s only fitting that the press kit it came in is a reflection of that. The pictures capture the many amazing bits of the Bloodborne press kit. A press kit is what’s usually sent to the reviewers alongside the review copy. They’re usually very ornate and almost all of […]

  • This Hearthstone turn is taking over 40 hours and you can watch it happen

    A very smart Hearthstone player has rigged his game to make one turn take over 40 hours, and it has been going for over 22 already. Hearthstone player Mamytwink set up a game against his friend to try and achieve the record for the longest turn in Hearthstone ever. Basically, Mamytwink set the game up […]

  • The Witcher 3: Geralt’s beard grows over time, but not Gandalf-long

    The beard of The Witcher 3 protagonist Geralt will grow over time, but you can trim it if you choose to. As part of a recently published impressions piece by German magazine Gamestar (translated by NeoGAF), The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt developers revealed that Geralt’s beard will in fact grow over time. Not content with […]

  • Sony mistakenly abandons Bloodborne trademark in the US

    The administration side of Sony Computer Entertainment has not been in the best of shapes recently. Sony has abandoned four game trademarks yesterday, one of which is for Bloodborne. The trademarks were all registered with US Patent and Trademark Office. All of the games trademarks pertain to unreleased games and Sony would’ve had to either […]

  • Payday 2 will be supported until 2017

    Payday 2 developer has announced that it will continue to support the game for the next two years. Payday 2 developer Overkill has revealed today that it’s planning to support the game until 2017. What this means is that more free content as well as paid DLC are in the works for release later. Payday […]

  • These are the top Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare weapons, according to the developer

    Based on their overall kill-to-death ratio, what are the best guns in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare? Developer Sledgehammer reveals the top 5. Sledgehammer’s Michael Condrey has revealed on Twitter the top 5 weapons in Advanced Warfare based on their overall kill-to-death ratio. Here’s the list: ARX-160 – Hole Puncher Ameli – Heavy HBRa3 – […]

  • H1Z1 has sold more than 1 million copies

    H1Z1 has already sold over 1 million copies on Steam. H1Z1 may still be in Early Access on Steam, but it has already sold more than 1 million copies. Daybreak president John Smedley announced on Twitter earlier. H1Z1 launched in January and instantly became a hit. The game has consistently been on Steam’s top 10 […]