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  • Summary: Every story has a beginning in F1 2021, the official videogame of the 2021 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP.

    Enjoy the stunning new features of F1 2021, including the thrilling story experience 'Braking Point', two-player Career, and get even closer to the grid with 'Real-Season Start'.
    Every story has a beginning in F1 2021, the official videogame of the 2021 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP.

    Enjoy the stunning new features of F1 2021, including the thrilling story experience 'Braking Point', two-player Career, and get even closer to the grid with 'Real-Season Start'. Take your team to the top in the acclaimed ten-year 'My Team' Career mode, or race head-to-head in split-screen and multiplayer. Immerse yourself in the greatest racing spectacle on the planet and race with the authentic lineup of twenty heroic drivers and ten iconic teams from the 2021 season.
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  1. Jul 13, 2021
    88
    For the second year in a row, the official game of Formula 1 will be a delight for fans of this category and those passionate about motorsport. Likewise, F1 2021 is already one of the best sports simulators out there and in terms of its own history, it is the best Formula 1 game so far.
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  1. Oct 3, 2021
    6
    F1 2021 is more of the same and has been for a while now, although it isn't a bad thing necessairly it does feel like a lesser part of what F1F1 2021 is more of the same and has been for a while now, although it isn't a bad thing necessairly it does feel like a lesser part of what F1 games represent, with serveral errors during it's firsts weeks that made the experience far from enjoyable and driving physics that made touching the kerbs feel like driving on ice, that can make more agressive player like myself that likes to take advantage of every inch of the track at disposal can get frustrated quickly. Getting rid of the classic cars that altough it wasn't a feature many used frequently it was good to know it was there, they even had the chance to replace them with last years models that are present in the game via braking point and despite doing it in previous titles (2015 to be precise) codies chose not to for some unkown reason. The brand new story mode that looked great on paper failed to catch my attention, the cgi and cutscenes are gorgeos but once you hop on the race track is the same as always, either finish P something or above or drive to the finish line with (insert random mechanic failure). F1 2021 is a good game but fails to be better than their predecesors, turning it into an ok game at best. Expand
  2. Jul 28, 2021
    4
    Same stuff as FIFA series. Minor changes to sell the same game once again.
    Stay away from it
  3. Jul 20, 2021
    0
    Niestety gra ma pełno błędów z poprzednich części, brakuje torów, brakuje poprawy kilku torów, gra warta może 100 zł / 25 USD DLC the game.Niestety gra ma pełno błędów z poprzednich części, brakuje torów, brakuje poprawy kilku torów, gra warta może 100 zł / 25 USD DLC the game. Wielki breaking point niestety nic nie wart przez liniowość i dalej nie ma torów z sezonu 2020 Expand
  4. Apr 2, 2022
    0
    If I have "only" 5000 characters max, unfortunately Codemaster will get away EASY with this abomination which should represent F1. Only theIf I have "only" 5000 characters max, unfortunately Codemaster will get away EASY with this abomination which should represent F1. Only the problem with CM for years is still that they add nonsense to this thing like a story mode, while their online design is just horrendous. In this time 2022 it's unheard of that desync happens, lobby design is a nightmare, they add filters but they don't even work for assists, this online part is even so bad that complete leagues HAD TO BE CANCELLED! When the community found out that Esports drivers even got their own "version" of the game with a different handing model the community was disgusted to say the least. And here comes the MOST IMPORTANT issue at hand. The behaviour of CM towards their community, the biggest fans of the sport, is just disgusting, disgraceful, and an absolute joke. Serious issues like XBOX series X SHUTTING DOWN thanks to their crap design is still present almost a year after release. Patches come almost not, and if they come they "fix" things which aren't important! This shows the incompetence of CM of not beeing able to fix REAL issues, and try to fool us by patching other things, which in turn BREAK other aspects like Force Feedback, or Ai suddenly not moving when on slow lap, weird behaviour over curbstones. The person who "designed" the online lobbies isn't much better. There are 2! ONLY 2! important assists which are important to diffentiate a lobby, and that is Traction Control and ABS, the rest people without assists don't care about. But somehow in lobbies it shows: ASSIST RESTRICTION: HIGH, and when you enter the lobby it says full TC and ABS and the rest off like PIT ASSIST and DRS ASSISTS! I mean, those shouldn't even count towards making the difference. Assist restrictions should only change when the 2 MAIN assists change. And when it says HIGH, it should mean that ABS and TC are OFF. but the locig within CM has amazed me year after year. It's getting worse with the year, and this year they advertised the NEXT GEN version, well, on PS5 it doesn't feel next gen in what way soever. Loading takes ages, still screen tearing like all years, and I can keep going. They still use their EGO engine, i guess they call it that because of their own EGO, becuase they DON'T LISTEN to their community, they IGNORE the community, transparancy is nowhere to be found, even problems from the BETA are still present while even adddressed by the community, but that's too hard too code out I think. There are a lot of people at CM who don't take responsability for their failures, tell the prettiest lies about versions beeing 2 years in development while it's just a polished up 2 year previous version with even the same bugs as that 2 year old version. CM fails year after year, releases broken games, it's a disgrace to the have the official F1 license, because it doesn;t represent the greatest sport on earth in any way. EVEN THE TRACKS ARE OLD, TERRIBLE DESIGNED, OLD LAYOUTS, AND THEY REFUSE TO LASER SCAN! How on earth can this have an OFFICIAL license when EVERYTHING IS OUT OF DATE!? Their EGO engine is so old, it can't possibly handle the NEXT GEN consolse, and that shows by the crap design of their NEXT GEN version. CM must be stopped by being able to release these failures year after year and scamming people in paying full price for a broken piece of **** which they are unable to fix. F1 has to cancel the license immediately, and get a studio which is capable of designing something that IS ACTUALLY DECENT, stable, has good online lobby design, stable connections, and so on and so on.

    This is and has been a disgrace to the F1 sport and title for many years now AND IT HAS TO STOP! And for anyone who doesn't believe these FACTS, just go to their forums https://forums.codemasters.com/forum/140-report-an-issue/

    They let you fill out meters long forms, spend tons of time in reporting an issue which won't even be adressed or fixed because they don;t know HOW. Completely oblivious people over there.

    And I hope with all my heart and love for this sport, that F1 finally sees what a joke CM is and how they damage the sport with these things and their behaviour towards the community, THE FANS OF F1, and immediately take away the license.

    Codemasters has had more than enough tries and possibilities to make something good, but it has gone for bad to worse. And I fear for the 2022 edition with the new rules and their outdated EGO and EGO engine.

    F1 unworthy!
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  5. Nov 14, 2021
    0
    I've only played this game a little bit as part of a trial period, and it is without a doubt the worst F1 game I have ever played. ForI've only played this game a little bit as part of a trial period, and it is without a doubt the worst F1 game I have ever played. For context, I have played every F1 game since 2009 (including the greatest racing game of all time, F1 Race Stars), and this game is an absolute let down. It's unfinished and should NOT have been released. At all.

    Firstly, 3 of the tracks from the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship were not in the game at launch, and 2 of the tracks that had updates irl were the same as in 2020. Not to mention all of the bugs and glitches present too (I never experienced these, but I've heard about them).

    The handling in this game is the worst it has ever been. Your car will just slide all the time like it's driving over ice, kerbs spin you out ALL the time, it's horrible.

    Codemasters have made the biggest mistake ever by letting that greedy, disgusting, evil, excuse of a company known as 'EA' purchase them. EA deserve nothing whatsoever to do with F1 or ANY racing game, or just anything to do with gaming altogether. If F1 2022 turns out the same, I will never buy another F1 game ever again, and I say that as a die-hard F1 fan. Screw you EA and everyone who works for you.
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