Codemasters has released today a Career trailer of Formula 1 2017 game that showcases the features of the Career mode.
Lee Mather, Creative Director of F1 games, said:
The Career Mode was a big hit last year and we are building on those incredibly strong foundations to create an even deeper, more rounded experience for F1 2017. We have added female driver avatars, new paddock locations and a new character as well as greatly increasing the scope for developing your team and car. All of this, we feel, combined with the addition of the iconic classic cars this year, means that F1 2017 offers gamers the ultimate F1 experience yet.
According to Codies Blog, F1 2017 has a massively expanded Career Mode that introduces invitational events at key points during the regular F1 season, where you will get to drive 12 classic F1 cars in a host of different events including overtake challenges, pursuit events, checkpoint, and time attack challenges. The classic cars are also playable in all other areas of the game and can be raced as both single and multi-class – C1 and C2 – races.
In addition to the invitational events, the Career Mode offers a huge amount of extra depth with 115 possible Research and Development upgrades, new practice programmes to master, as well as increased importance being given to the management and reliability of your car’s engine and gearbox elements.
The Research and Development consists of four different categories that you’ll able to upgrade, Powertrain, Chassis, Aerodynamics, and Durability, though you can go with the ‘Recommended Upgrade’ if this is something that you don’t want to think about too much.
You’ll also need to manage the six key components which each make up a modern F1 power unit, as well as work to develop team skills such as pit stop times, Research and Development speed and new part reliability.
F1 2017 features 20 official circuits from the current season players can also take on four brand new short circuits at Britain, Bahrain, USA, Japan, and players can also race on Monaco track at night.
F1 2017 not only allows you to drive the latest cars on the grid but also gives you access to 12* iconic classics which you can take a look here:
- 1988 McLaren MP4/4*
- 1991 McLaren MP4/6
- 1992 Williams FW14B
- 1995 Ferrari 412 T2
- 1996 Williams FW18
- 1998 McLaren MP4-13
- 2002 Ferrari F2002
- 2004 Ferrari F2004
- 2006 Renault R26
- 2007 Ferrari F2007
- 2008 McLaren MP4-23
- 2010 Red Bull Racing RB6
*If you pre-order or purchase Day One copies of F1 2017 will have exclusive access to the iconic 1988 McLaren MP4/4, as part of the F1 2017 Special Edition, though the McLaren MP4/4 car will be available to be purchased at a later date. The eleven other classic cars are available in all editions of the game.
The F1 2017 game will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on August 25th, 2017.