After weeks of anticipation, Developer Codemasters finally revealed F1 2017 release date along with a new special feature coming to the game. After years and years of wishing a classic car lineup—fans of the series can rejoice—Formula 1 2017 will include classic F1 racing cars. Developers have also given Career Mode a much broader scale along with adding a new mode called ChampionShips. As of now, no information regarding the new mode were announced today, surely we’ll get something once its release date gets closer.
Codemasters will include 12 classic F1 cars, today the developer teased us with only 3:
- 1988 Mclaren MP4
- 1992 Williams FW14B
- 2002 Ferrari F202
We also now know that the 1988 Mclaren MP4 will come included through the game’s pre-order Special Edition. Players will still get the chance to purchase the vehicle after the game’s initial release. The other 11 cars will become available depending on which edition of the game you’ll pick up. With special editions being toss already—we’ll be sure to keep you on the scoop when more information is released.
Codemasters’ Game Director Paul Geal noted the following with today’s announcement, also check out the brand new reveal trailer down below:
“Classics were incredibly well received when we included them in F1 2013, and in F1 2017 they are back and better than ever. With so many great cars to choose from, it was hard to decide on the final twelve, but we are delighted with our selection of some of the most successful and iconic fan favourites from the past 30 years.”
F1 2017 launches on August 25th for PS4, Xbox One, and PC—the game is also now available for Pre-order.