Customization in F1 Online: The Game Shown
Codemasters has revealed the level of customization a player can perform on their race car in F1 Online: The Game, as well as the upgrades they can obtain. Players are invited to sign up for the beta test on the website.
Featuring top down racing gameplay and management, players can race on a variety of tracks. Simple controls on the track, and a wide selection of cars and crew allow a high level of customization. Players can decide on a team name, create an emblem, choose a livery for the car, and pick the color and design for the driver’s helmet. A wide range of achievements can also be displayed on the car.
Players also are responsible for researching and producing the car’s components, such as gearbox, brakes, engine, and more, to optimize performance. The multiplayer races include Grand Prix events as well as quick challenges and time trials.
F1 Online: The Game Gameplay Screenshot
CUSTOMISE YOUR CAR AND CREATE YOUR OWN RACING TEAM WITH F1 ONLINE: THE GAMETMSign up to play the game first by joining the closed beta programme at www.F1OnlineTheGame.com
Thursday 31st May 2012 – 14:00 UK – Today Codemasters® revealed how players can customise and upgrade their own racing car in F1 ONLINE: THE GAME, the fun new free-to-play online racing and management game in production at Codemasters Studios under exclusive worldwide agreement with Formula One World Championship Limited. Gamers are also invited to become amongst the first in the world to play the game by registering for the F1 ONLINE: THE GAME closed beta by visiting www.F1OnlineTheGame.com.
F1 ONLINE: THE GAME combines intuitive top-down racing gameplay with an accessible and fun management game. Players will dive into a range of races with simple controls on track and become the team boss of their very own racing team off it. To lead their team to victory, players will choose how to develop their team HQ and create, customise and upgrade their very own racing car. Customisation options include deciding their team name, creating a team emblem, choosing a livery for the car and picking the colour and design for the driver’s helmet. Players can also display badges of achievement earned in-game on their racing car. In the role of team boss, gamers can also research and produce a range of car components, including upgrading the gearbox, brakes, KERS, rear wing and engine, to improve their performance on race day.
By registering for F1 ONLINE: THE GAME’s closed beta, players will have the opportunity to give their feedback and shape game features prior to the game’s Open Beta phase, in Q2 2012. Fans who are accepted into the closed beta also have the opportunity to earn in-game rewards when F1 ONLINE: THE GAME goes live. Players can register now and see the latest screens and videos from the game at www.F1OnlineTheGame.com. ;
F1 ONLINE: THE GAME will invite fans to compete in online multiplayer races across a range of game modes, including GRAND PRIX™ events and a range of quick-fire challenges and Time Trials. Gamers will be able to track and share their progress via a range of leaderboards and social network features. F1 ONLINE: THE GAME is being developed in house at Codemasters using the Unity game engine to deliver stunning performance in a web browser.
To register interest in F1 ONLINE: THE GAME, gamers can visit www.F1OnlineTheGame.com. To get all the news straight from the studio, race over to www.facebook.com/F1OnlineTheGame or follow the team on twitter at www.twitter.com/F1OnlineTheGame.