Early PlayStation Vita adopters will be able to battle for pole position on the go, as Codemasters‘ F1 2011 and its checkered flags will be launching alongside the world’s most powerful handheld gaming device. Now, you won’t have to worry about being home in order to enjoy the high-speed thrill ride that comes with this particular form of racing.
Like its console brother, this portable release will include all of the official teams, drivers and circuits from the 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship. Fans can battle their way through a full championship, duke it out in a specific Grand Prix or rush towards the fastest lap time possible in Time Trial mode. A challenge mode as well as both co-operative and competitive online offerings round out the package. Needless to say, you’ll be getting a lot of burned rubber for your hard-earned dollars.
COMPETE ON THE GO AS F1 2011™ TAKES POLE POSITION ON PLAYSTATION VITA™
The New F1 2011 Launch Video Premieres at www.youtube.com/formula1game
Los Angeles, Calif. – Feb. 21, 2012 – The world’s fastest motorsport comes to the world’s most powerful portable games console as F1 2011 launches tomorrow, Wednesday February 22nd, for the PlayStation Vita as one of the system’s launch titles. Tuned for FORMULA ONE racing on the go, gamers can see it in action at www.youtube.com/formula1game as Codemasters premieres the official launch video.
F1 2011 for PlayStation Vita features all the official teams, drivers and circuits from the 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™. Players can compete for motorsport’s ultimate prize across a full season, including practice and qualifying sessions, enter an individual GRAND PRIX™ or jump into Time Trial mode. An additional and extensive Challenge mode is perfect for portable play, with gamers completing a wide range of objectives including checkpoint, gate and overtaking challenges.
Players are also invited to compete on the go with a range of multiplayer modes. Gamers can race wheel-to-wheel in four player GRAND PRIX races, go head-to-head in Time Trials or team up with a friend in F1 2011’s two-on-two co-operative career mode. Multiplayer modes can be enjoyed online and via the PlayStation Vita’s WLAN connection. Gamers can tailor their experience across solo and multiplayer modes by adjusting race distance, tuning their car, choosing from a range of driving aids and selecting tire, fuel and weather options.
Whether players want to jump in and race, play against their friends or build a career from rookie to FIA FORMULA ONE DRIVERS’ WORLD CHAMPION, F1 2011 for PlayStation Vita is perfect for all fans of the world’s fastest sport.
The PlayStation Vita edition of F1 2011 is a co-development between Sumo Digital and Codemasters Birmingham and is now available. To get all the news straight from the studio race over to www.facebook.com/formula1game or follow the team on twitter at www.twitter.com/formula1game.