Below are the official words from Namco Bandai Partners about the forthcoming F1 2010 release, including a link to the latest developer diary video:
FORMULA ONEâ„¢ fans can today see F1 2010, the official game of the 2010 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPâ„¢, in action with the release of the first gameplay preview video, now showing at www.formula1-game.com. F1 2010 will be released on September 23rd in Australia and New Zealand for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC Games For Windows®.
Showcasing the race day experience of a GRAND PRIXâ„¢, the new gameplay video features the full 24 car grid battling it out at Melbourne, Suzuka and taking on the famous Eau Rouge at Spa. The video also provides an insight into the broader driver's experience at a GRAND PRIX, showing press interviews in the paddock, race engineers managing their drivers out on the circuit and motion-captured pit-lane crew returning their car into the action. On the track action shows daring passing manoeuvres and wheel-to-wheel racing as stars including Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel compete to become FIA FORMULA ONE DRIVERS' WORLD CHAMPION.
F1 2010 is the official game of the 2010 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP and will include all of the official teams, drivers and circuits featuring in the sport's most exciting season to date. F1 2010 features a range of game modes, from quick-fire races and time trials to full GRAND PRIX weekends and an extensive career mode. Players will experience the thrill of racing motorsport's most advanced cars at the world's finest circuits, including, for the first time in a videogame, high-definition recreations of Singapore's stunning night race and the dramatic Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.
In production at Codemasters Studios Birmingham, F1 2010 is being developed on the EGOâ„¢ Game Technology Platform, an evolution of the engine that powered the critically acclaimed, million-plus selling Colin McRaeâ„¢: DiRT 2 and Race Driver: GRIDâ„¢. The award-winning, under-the hood tech has been tuned to simulate the unique aerodynamics and handling of 200MPH+ FORMULA ONE cars, taking players closer to the sport than ever before.
FORMULA ONE fans can view the new video by accelerating over to www.formula1-game.com, the home for all the latest screens, news and videos straight from the studio. F1 2010 will be released September 23rd 2010 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Games for Windows.