author: Bart Swiatek
FIA Formula 2 Racing Coming to F1 2019
The creators of the F1 series - Codemasters Software - have announced that the latest edition will feature Formula 2 racing. The information has been published on the official FIA F2 website.
F1 2019 IN A NUTSHELL:
- Developer: Codemasters Software
- Publisher: Codemasters Software
- Genre: Racing
- Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
- Release Date: June 28, 2019
Codemasters Software provided important information about the new installment of the F1 racing simulator series. For the first time in the history of the cycle the game will also include Formula 2 racing. The novelty will appear in the career mode. The news was published in a press release on the official F2 website.
“We’re extremely excited to be bringing F2 to the franchise. It’s consistently been one of the most requested features from our community and it comes at a perfect time with the top three drivers from 2018 in George Russell, Lando Norris and Alexander Albon progressing to F1 for this season. We can’t wait to unveil more details on how this is integrated into the career mode in the coming weeks,” said Paul Jeal, responsible for the F1 brand at Codemasters studio.
The fact that Formula 2 will appear in the popular game series is also a joy for the president of the said racing division, Bruno Michel.
“We’re immensely pleased to be part of the 2019 F1 videogame. This is something that the fans have been waiting for and the amount of feedback we received after the teaser in the announcement trailer was great. The fact that we are now part of the F1 videogame like we are part of the F1 Grand Prix weekends is an amazing opportunity to raise awareness of the F2 brand in a way that’s never been done before,” said the FIA Formula 2 CEO.
On launch, the players will be able to play the entire last year's Formula 2 season. The current year's competition will be added in a later update. We would like to remind you that F1 2019 will be published on June 28, 2019. (two months earlier than a few previous installments of the cycle, which debuted at the end of August of a given year).
- F1 2019 - official website
- Formula 2 - official website