F1 2020 Launches In July With New Custom Team Mode
Create your dream F1 team in the new mode shipping with F1 2020 this July.
Developer Codemasters has announced that F1 2020 will launch on July 10 this year, across Xbox One, PS4, PC, and now Google Stadia.
The annual racing release comes as no surprise, especially given that F1 2019 also launched much earlier in the year than expected. This year though, F1 2020 is introducing a host of new modes that accompany the solid foundation the franchise has established over the years.
My Team offers another style of play alongside the returning Career Mode, letting you custom create an 11th team to occupy a space on the grid with the likes of Ferrari, Mercedes, Red Bull, and more. This mode will delve into more managerial aspects that the driver-focused Career mode previously didn't, on top of existing performance upgrade paths, team goals, and PR relations.
F1 2020 will also reintroduce split-screen racing into the series, letting two players race locally for the first time in years. The entire roster of tracks is bolstered by two additions to the 2020 calendar, namely Hanoi Circuit in Vietnam and Circuit Zandvoort in the Netherlands. The Hanoi Circuit is especially notable considering its first race was ultimately postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, so it's possible F1 2020 players will have the chance to race the track before drivers.
F1 2020 will include a special Michael Schumacher Deluxe Edition of the game to both celebrate the sport's 70th birthday and its most successful driver to date. The Deluxe Edition comes with four of Schumacher's most iconic liveries, including two from his time at Benetton, one from Jordan and his unmistakable 2000 Ferrari chassis. The edition also includes several in-game items such as an exclusive podium celebration, as well as three days early access to the game.
F1 2019 was stellar last year, with our 9/10 review praising its Career mode, racing accuracy, and depth of player options. It's also currently being used in the F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series, which is hosting postponed races in-game with current and former F1 drivers.
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