Codemasters has announced F1 Online: The Game, a free-to-play browser game that will be available in Q1 2012 at www.F1OnlineTheGame.com .
Thanks to Codemasters’ exclusive agreement with Formula One World Championship, it will include official drivers, teams and circuits such as Monaco and Silverstone.
F1 Online: The Game allows players the chance to be the team leader as well as the driver, having the challenge of managing the commercial , research, production and race crew functions, so that they can become deeply engrossed in the intricate world of Formula One.
David Solari, VP, Codemasters Online said: “Formula One is a proven major games brand that resonates with players on a global level and is recognized as one of the biggest sports licensed in videogames. As the worldwide gaming market evolves, 2012 is the perfect time to extend this series to the free-to-play market.” On the game he said; “Building on the commercial and critical success of our high-definition Formula One games, this is an exciting opportunity to bring our passion for the sport and our expertise in the racing to a new audience. With the bespoke design for the accessible browser play, F1 Online: The Game is a perfect complementary experience to the HD series and will appeal to the broad spectrum of Formula One’s millions of fans worldwide.”
Gamers can register with www.F1OnlineTheGame.com to receive regular updates about the game.