EA and Codemasters have revealed Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris and George Russell will be the cover athletes for the Standard Edition of F1 22. The Champions Edition will feature Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Max Verstappen as cover cover athletes.
The Champions Edition comes with additional content, including a time-limited Miami influenced pack inspired by the city’s iconic skyline and lights to commemorate the inaugural FORMULA 1 CRYPTO.COM MIAMI GRAND PRIX and three days early access.
“F1 22 is celebrating the best young talent in F1, and we are excited to build a deeper relationship with Charles Leclerc. Established as part of the new era of Formula 1, we will work with Charles throughout the season to bring our players closer to the action,” said Lee Mather, F1® Senior Creative Director at Codemasters. “We’re also proud to celebrate our former World Champions with the F1 22 Champions Edition. They continue to inspire the next generation of drivers, and it’s an honour to have them together on the cover of our digital-only version.”
F1 22 is scheduled to release on July 1 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC via the EA App, Origin, Steam, and the Epic Game Store. Fans that pre-order the F1 22 Champions Edition will receive the game 3 days earlier on June 28. It will include New Era content, an F1 Life Starter Pack, new My Team Icons, and 18,000 PitCoin.
The Champions Edition also includes a special Miami-themed content pack featuring livery, suit, helmet, gloves, a cap, t-shirt and wall art designed by a local artist, when you pre-order the game before May 16.