F1 2013 video game classic racers revealed

Codemasters has today released some new details about its forthcoming F1 2013 video game which will feature a number of classic racers from the F1 annuals such as Michael Schumacher, Nigel Mansell and Alain Prost. Take a look at newly released trailer as well as checking out the official website for more details.



About F1 2013:


F1 2013 will be available in two editions. F1 2013 includes the full game of the current season and classic content from the 1980s, which is playable in the new game mode F1 Classics. Alternatively, fans can choose to purchase F1 2013: Classic Edition, a premium version of the game limited to a run of just 10,000 units in the UK, featuring bespoke box art and expanding the game with 1990s Content and Classic Track Packs. The classic content available for players is as follows:


1980s Content (F1 2013 & F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION)



Circuit De Jerez – former host of the Spanish GRAND PRIX™

Brands Hatch – legendary former home of the British GRAND PRIX


1980s Cars & Drivers:


1980 Williams FW07B
Original Driver: Alan Jones
Team Legend: Alain Prost


1986 Team Lotus 98T
Team Legend: Mario Andretti
Team Legend: Emerson Fittipaldi


1988 Ferrari F1-87/88C
Original Driver: Gerhard Berger
Team Legend: Michael Schumacher


1988 Team Lotus 100T
Original Driver: Satoru Nakajima
Team Legend: Mika Hakkinen


1988 Williams FW12
Original Driver: Nigel Mansell
Team Legend: Damon Hill


1990s Content (F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION only)


1992 Ferrari F92 A
Original Driver: Jean Alesi
Team Legend: TBC


1992 Williams FW14B
Original Driver: Nigel Mansell
Team Legend: David Coulthard


1996 Ferrari F310
Original Driver: Michael Schumacher
Team Legend: Gerhard Berger


1996 Williams FW18
Original Driver: Damon Hill
Original Driver: Jacques Villeneuve


1999 Ferrari F399
Original Driver: Eddie Irvine
Team Legend: Jody Scheckter


1999 Williams FW21
Original Driver: TBC
Team Legend: Alain Prost


Classic Tracks Pack (F1 2013: CLASSIC EDITION only)


Imola– former host of the San Marino GRAND PRIX

Estoril – former home of the Portuguese GRAND PRIX

Players will be able to enjoy the all-new classic content in a new gameplay mode called 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 team’s specific cars such as Nigel Mansell’s championship winning Williams FW14B from 1992, and drivers who have also represented the 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 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, tyre 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.


Written by: Rob Cram

Rob Cram has hundreds of video game reviews, thousands of articles under his belt with years of experience in gaming and tech. He aims to remain fair and free from publisher/developer influence. With his extensive knowledge, feels his gaming opinions are valid and worth sharing. Agreement with his views are entirely optional. He might have a bias towards cyberpunk.

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