The developers of F1 22 are set to add in the all-new track updates on the real-life Formula 1 calendar.
EA and Codemasters are teaming up for the second time since reuniting in their elusive gaming partnership, where this title will focus on the new regulations and updated circuits.
That being said, F1 2021 did not implement all of the changes to particular circuits that were made, which was a mix of short-notice cancellations due to COVID-19 and developmental reasons.
Despite this, those updates are set to be addressed this summer in what is one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of the year so far.
F1 2022 Track Updates
Via EA, here are the track updates that have been listed via their official press release:
Turn 10 sees a new layout matching those introduced in real life for the postponed 2021 race. Turns 10-14 have updated offtrack areas, alongside several sausage kerbs around the circuit.
The Albert Park Circuit has been remodelled using LIDAR data, boasting more detailed height and camber. Outfield areas see walls repositioned, and kerbs replaced with new photogrammetry versions. There are multiple changes to the circuit with a new layout to turns 1, 3, 6, 8/9 (replacing the chicane), 11, 12, and 13.
Yas Marina’s turn 5, where Verstappen overtook Hamilton to secure the 2021 Formula One World Championship, has changed with the chicane removed before the hairpin. The hairpin has also come forward adding more runoff. The turn 9 chicane and 90-degree turns are now a single cambered turn, replacing turns 11-14. Lastly, turns 13-15 have been rounded off
around the hotel to allow cars to follow more closely.
Players can officially pre-order the Champions Edition of F1 22 right now. Find out more details about it here.
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