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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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  • GTA 5 PC patch fixes garage, Job crashes – full notes here

    Rockstar has pushed out a 353 MB patch for GTA 5 on PC The patch fixes a number of annoying bugs related to vehicles and garages, some deathmatch issues and purchase errors. It should also fix various freezing and crashing bugs, as well as a little issue with Steam. Time will tell if the patch […]

  • Fire Emblem If will come in White Kingdom and Black Kingdom versions with amiibo support

    We’ve finally got some juicy details on the next Fire Emblem game, but the most interesting aspect is that there will be two versions of the game. According to Siliconera, who translated an interview between Intelligent Systems and 4Gamer, there will a White Kingdom and a Black Kingdom version that offer different aspects of the […]

  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess heads west with “Golden Toilet” pre-order bonus

    Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will debut on western PlayStation 4 systems this summer, Koei Tecmo has announced. It is also coming to PS3 and Vita. The game was produced by Keisuke Kikuchi of Fatal Frame fame and takes up where Deception 4: Blood Ties left off allowing players to relive Laegrinna’s pursuit to free […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario demo, Paper Mario, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo of Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Paper Mario on Virtual Console, and amiibo Tap. The full update is below. eShop update amiibo Tap – free – Wii U Star Wars Pinball DLC – Wii U Paper Mario – Wii U […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC port handed off to Nixxes

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  • First-ever PC Gaming Show to take place at E3 2015 in June

    PC gaming will finally have its very own E3 press conference this year, thanks to PC Gamer and AMD. The PC Gaming Show will take place on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and it will be livestreamed on Twitch. PC Gamer said speakers at the presentation will include representatives from Blizzard, […]

  • Majora’s Mask light available now on Club Nintendo for 6000 stars

    Club Nintendo shuts up shop on September 30 and members are being encouraged to spend accumulated stars before then. And what better to spend them on, than this adorable Majora’s Mask light? If you’re a member based in Europe you can nab it for 6000 stars. If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, it’ll only […]

  • Unity support announced for HoloLens, will work with Windows universal apps

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  • Splatoon Nintendo Direct airs Thursday, May 7

    A Nintendo Direct focused on Splatoon, the Wii U multiplayer title, on May 7. It will kick off at 7am PDT/10am EDT/3pm UK and it can be watched via the Nintendo Direct website. You can also have a look at the game through Nintendo’s Twitch channel. The last game-specific presentation took place last week and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: clean up the streets as a member of the San Andreas PD with this new mod

    Remember the awesome mods for GTA 4 and San Andreas that let you run amok online as a member of the po-po? Well, dust off your taser and load up your gun, because it’s coming to GTA 5. The new mod for GTA 5 is currently in alpha and can be downloaded at palmbeachgames.com. You […]

  • Indie shoot ‘em up Project Root comes to Xbox One, PS4 and PSVita

    Project Root is a self-proclaimed rejig of the shoot ‘em up genre that was released on PC last year, and it’s finally coming to consoles. Combining free-roaming elements with the usual business of shooting things, Project Root was released this week for Xbox One, PS4 and the PSVita.

  • You can now bet on eSports online, starting with League of Legends

    If you’re getting bored with sticking a pony on the races, you can expand your gambling horizons at Unikrn where you can watch esports streams and get a little action on the side. The new platform was set up by Rahul Sood – previously the general manager of Microsoft Ventures. At the moment, customers are […]

  • Has Watch Dogs 2 been leaked?

    Ubisoft employee, Julien Risse, may have inadvertently confirmed Watch Dogs 2, thanks to his online CV over at LinkedIn. Videogamer.com spotted the slip up, in which Risse lists Watch Dogs, the DLC Bad Blood, and Watch Dogs 2 on his profile. Creative Director Jonathan Morin has already talked about his ideas for improvements for the […]

  • GTA 5′s Trevor makes his Jackass debut, complete with leopard-print knickers

    YouTuber Abstract Mode has shared his vision of what Trevor Philips’ life might have been like, had he not been completely batshit crazy. Watch Trevor get mauled, run over, and hit by a train, before taking a majestic swan-dive into someone else’s pool at the climax. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 season pass will cost you £35

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 isn’t released until November 6, but you can already hand over your cash for the Season Pass. The Season Pass is available for pre-purchase on Steam for £34.99, and will cover four DLC packs – although the details we have on the content are limited to ‘exciting’ at this […]

  • GTA Online’s cheating assholes are no match for this player’s vengeance

    Think you’re smart for using invisibility and infinite ammo glitches? You need to be taught a lesson, sucker. You can have all the hacks you want but if your GTA Online game is weak, you’ll still get your ass handed to you. As this fool discovered when attempting to hassle another player. There’s a fair […]

  • PS4 sales help Sony’s games division swing to profit

    Sony’s PlayStation business has made an operating profit of 48.1 billion yen ($404m / £261.5m) in the past 12 months. That’s thanks to stellar sales of the PlayStation 4 and PS Plus, even as sales of the PS3 have stalled and the company wrote off costs for the PSTV and PS Vita. The profit puts […]

  • New patch for Dirt Rally gives co-driver’s attitude a tune-up

    Dirt Rally gets a new patch three days after release on Steam. On Monday, we reported that the newest Dirt game has popped up on Steam’s Early Access and is available to pick up for £24.99, as well as giving you an eyeful of tasty screenshots. The patch – released yesterday – fixes some issues […]

  • New The Witcher 3 screenshots show combat, exploration and general carousing

    New screenshots released on the official facebook page for The Witcher 3 show Geralt annihilating a winged beast, out and about in the world exploring, and living the life of Reily amidst a bustling feast. We were already treated to some glorious screenshots a few days ago, but these new ones are in-game and give […]

  • Destiny: 14 things you might have missed during House of Wolves intel drops

    Destiny: House of Wolves does a great deal more than just slap some new content on the existing game structure. House of Wolves changes Destiny in a lot of interesting and very welcome ways. Bungie showed off many of these changes in its livestream, and let both me and Arekkz come and have a look […]

  • Scratch that cyberpunk itch with Technobabylon on May 21 – new trailer

    Technobabylon more like Wrecked-yo-babbling with my smooth flow about how good Wadjet Eye games are. I don’t know y’all, it’s clock off time and everything feels like a reach. Wadjet Eye makes pretty good adventure games – award winning, in fact. The latest project to spring forth from the benevolent, sheltering hand of the label […]

  • Skullgirls 2nd Encore brings exclusive new features to PS4, Vita in northern summer

    Skullgirls, the little indie fighter that could, is getting another crack at it. Skullgirls 2nd Encore is the second re-release of the one-time troubled 2D versus fighter from lab Zero Games. Having survived the shut down of its developer and collapse of its publishing contrast, Skullgirls re-emerged as Skullgirls: Encore, adding in a ton of […]

  • Danganronpa series generates “impressive” sales for Vita exclusive

    Danganronpa is selling quite nicely, thank you, says NIS America. Danganronpa is a series of murder mystery visual novel puzzlers in a similar vein to games like 999. Two of these have been released for Vita in the west – Trigger Happy Havoc and Goodbye Despair. Speaking to MCV, NIS America CEO and president Takuro […]

  • I have no idea what is going on in J-Stars Victory VS+ but I kind of like it

    In this J-Stars Victory VS+ trailer, we see – uhh. Well. We certainly see some things. Look y’all, I was a massive weaboo in high school, but that was back in the dark ages when we had to take out Manga Entertainment VHS tapes from dingy little specialist rental joints that were literally underground, and […]

  • Please just watch this terrific trailer for Toren

    Toren is the kind of game I dream about when I drift off to sleep at night. This indie puzzle adventure strikes a spark in my little soul in the same way as Ico and Tequila Works’ Rime do. Mysterious, almost ethereal fantasy setting – check. Chance to actually walk around in that setting – […]

  • Play classic MS-DOS games on your own tweets

    In today’s episode of “what will they think of next”, someone’s figured out how to post playable versions of classic games in tweets. For some time now, Twitter has allowed you to embed various forms of media in tweets, most noticeably YouTube videos, simply by pasting a URL into the compose field. Turns out this […]

  • VR: Unreal Engine to add HTC Vive support

    The biggest digital PC game distributor and the most popular game development engine have both backed VR. It’s going to happen. An upcoming Unreal Engine 4 update will expand the development suite’s support to the HTC Vive, Valve’s VR headset. In this glorious new future where work on one of the most important engines in […]

  • WWE 2K15 PC supports modding

    WWE 2K15 may be the series’ PC debut, but it’s already getting into the spirit of the platform. WWE 2K15 does indeed support mods on PC, 2K’s Marcus Stephenson has confirmed. @ElementGamesTV you can. Now buy. — Marcus Stephenson (@stephensonmc) April 28, 2015 As Destructoid points out, this opens the door to all sorts of […]

  • Overkill’s The Walking Dead coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One in 2016

    Overkill’s The Walking Dead is one step closer to your grasping little paws. Overkill’s The Walking Dead will be published by 505 Games, Overkill parent Starbreeze has announced. 505 also published Payday 2, Overkill’s previous title, so the two companies have established a working relationship. In a press release, the publisher said the co-op title […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 pre-orders net Advanced Warfare DLC

    Buy Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 for later, enjoy bonus Advanced Warfare content now. Blacks Ops 3 is being supported by a rather cunning pre-order incentive even more likely to get you to lay your cash down sooner than you might otherwise. Gamespot reports a Black Ops 3 pre-order will receive a couple of […]

  • Steam Game Ban system lets developers determine who to block

    Steam users can now be blocked from individual games by their developers. Steam has always supported multiplayer bans for disruptive users, but a newly-implemented system allows developers to ban users from individual games using their own anti-cheat systems. Game Bans are enforced by Valve, but are enacted at the developer’s request and discretion. This change […]

  • Far Cry 4 devs matching Red Cross donations up to $100K to aid Nepal earthquake victims

    Far Cry 4 developer Ubisoft Montreal will match any pledges made to The Red Cross up to $100,000 to aid Nepal after the 7.8 earthquake struck the area in and around Kathmandu in Nepal. According to Ubisoft: “Having spent the last few years working on Far Cry 4, a game heavily inspired by Nepal and […]

  • Tales of Zestiria retail listing notes September release date, PS4 version

    Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, and while it’s confirmed as a PlayStation 3 release, a Dutch retailer has it listed as coming to PS4 as well. Of course, listing it for PS4 could also be a typo, not that I would personally know about that sort of thing, really. However, according […]