Today, Codemasters® announced that F1 2011™ is set to be a launch title for PlayStation®Vita when the revolutionary new handheld console releases on 23rd February 2012.
To mark the news, Codemasters has launched a new video showing how iconic circuits including Monaco, Melbourne and Silverstone are authentically recreated for portable play as players are invited to compete on the go. The trailer, featuring gameplay footage including a cast of FORMULA ONE™ stars racing wheel-to-wheel, can be viewed here.
F1 2011 for PlayStation Vita is tuned for FORMULA ONE racing on the go and will feature 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 tyre, 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 will be available at launch for the new handheld console. F1 2011 is available now for PlayStation®3. To get all the news straight from the studio race over to www.facebook.com/formula1game.
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