Jan.6 (Grand Prix 247) F1 Online: The Game is a new free-to-play racing and management game that brings you a world of F1 through your web browser. Create your very own team to lead to Championship glory and compete in online multiplayer races with fully licensed cars, drivers and circuits.
The Closed Beta Programme is only open to applicants aged 18 or over. This age restriction will be lifted once the game goes into Open Beta.o
F1 Online: The Game will give players the chance to be the driver and the team boss in a game that combines intuitive top-down racing gameplay with a rewarding management game as players create and manage their own team.
Fans will 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 leaderboard and social network features.
Players will have the opportunity to create their own racing team and become immersed in a world of Formula One on a grand scale; choosing their team name, designing a livery and leading the development of a personal franchise. As racer and team boss, they will manage the commercial, research, production and race crew functions required for success on track.
F1 Online: The Game is being developed in house at Codemasters using the Unity game engine to deliver stunning performance in a web browser. Iconic tracks including Silverstone and Spa will be authentically brought to life by using track data and assets taken from the critically acclaimed F1 2011™ for high-definition consoles and PC Games for Windows Live.