Codemasters fully revealed F1 2013 today, announcing that it’s coming to the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC this fall. This latest entry into the series will include full RaceNet integration, as well as a new gameplay mode called F1 Classics, allowing you “the chance to race classic cars on iconic circuits against legendary drivers.”
To get an idea of what to expect from F1 2013, here’s some videos:
In an interesting move, the game will be available in two editions: F1 2013 and F1 2013: Classic Edition. Check out the official description for F1 2013:
F1 2013 will feature all the cars, circuits and star drivers from the 2013 season, allowing gamers to race as Lewis Hamilton in his Mercedes and Sergio Perez in the McLaren-Mercedes for the first time, and includes all of the new drivers, updated rules, tyre changes and remodelled handling to authentically reflect the challenge and exhilaration of racing 2013’s stunning roster of Formula One cars. A range of game enhancements, split-screen and online multiplayer, plus new and returning game modes deliver the most complete Formula One experience in videogame history.
F1 2013 gives Formula One fans the chance to compete against legendary drivers in cars from different eras of Formula One with a range of classic content from the 1980s. F1 Classics allows players to race iconic 1980s cars from Williams, Lotus and Ferrari against drivers including Mario Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Emerson Fittipaldi and Gerhard Berger, with more to be announced, on classic circuits Brands Hatch and Jerez. Classic content is also available in a range of other game modes, including split-screen and online multiplayer modes.
And now the Classic Edition:
The premium F1 2013: Classic Edition delivers even more classic content with two additional content packs featuring content from the 1990s and additional circuits to be enjoyed in F1 Classics and other game modes. The 1990s pack includes classic cars from both Williams and Ferrari and drivers such as David Coulthard, Jacques Villeneuve, Eddie Irvine and Alain Prost and others.
The two packs included with the Classic Edition will be available as DLC for the owners of F1 2013, and if you’re still confused as the differences between the two, here’s a comparison:
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