11:40 PM - August 30, 2013 by Steve_OS
F1™ 2013 CLASSIC TRACK CIRCUITO DE JEREZ SHOWCASED IN NEW HOT LAP VIDEO
Gerhard Berger Puts the 1988 Ferrari Through its Paces Around Classic Circuit in New Video
Codemasters® has released a new video showing one of F1 2013's classic tracks, Circuito De Jerez, in its full in-game glory for the first time. F1™ 2013 is the latest entry in the award-winning series of officially licensed FORMULA 1™ video games and will launch on October 8 for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC from Steam and is available for pre-order now.
In the Circuito De Jerez Hot Lap video, viewers get a taste of some of the classic content set to debut in F1 2013 as ten-time GRAND PRIXTM winner Gerhard Berger pushes the 1988 Ferrari F1-87/88C to its limits around the legendary former home of the Spanish GRAND PRIX. Former FORMULA ONETM driver and F1 2013 technical consultant Anthony Davidson narrates the hot lap, advising on how to maximize their speed around the iconic track in the new video.
F1 2013 will also feature all the cars and stars 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 rule changes, tire changes and remodelled handling to authentically reflect the challenge and exhilaration of racing 2013’s stunning roster of cars. A range of enhancements, improvements, split-screen and online multiplayer, plus new and returning game modes deliver the most complete simulation of a FORMULA ONE season in videogame history, with more detail to be revealed.
F1 2013 features Classic content for the first time in the series of official FORMULA 1 games from Codemasters in a new game mode, F1 Classics, introduced by legendary broadcaster Murray Walker. F1 Classics features a new fictional racing series, allowing players to race cars, drivers and circuits from different eras. Teams are represented by drivers who raced in specific cars, such as Mario Andretti in the 1986 Team Lotus 98T, and drivers who have also represented each team in different eras. Classic content is also available in a range of other game modes, including split-screen and online multiplayer modes.
F1 2013 comes complete with two Classic Tracks – Circuit De Jerez and Brands Hatch - plus teams, cars and drivers from the 1980s. F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION – a premium, limited edition version of the game featuring bespoke box art - expands this content with further drivers and cars from the 1990s plus two additional tracks – Imola, former host of the San Marino GRAND PRIX and Estoril, past home of the Portuguese GRAND PRIX.
Gamers can find a full list of the classic content set to feature in both F1 2013 and F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION at www.formula1-game.com.