F1 2020 Heads to Monaco with New Hot Lap Ahead of Virtual Grand Prix

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F1 2020 Heads to Monaco with New Hot Lap Ahead of Virtual Grand Prix

Larkspur, Calif. (May 21, 2020) – Codemasters® today premieres the first F1® 2020 in-game hot lap on Circuit de Monaco ahead of the iconic circuit’s appearance at this weekend’s Virtual Grand Prix. On the weekend where it was initially scheduled in the F1 calendar, the hot lap, recorded by the F1 2020 development team, features Pierre Gasly’s newly re-branded AlphaTauri. The video can be viewed here

Considered one of the most challenging circuits in the F1 calendar, navigating Monaco’s tight street circuit takes immense skill and courage with little chance to take your foot off the gas from start to finish. F1 2020’s iteration is no different, with a full track visual uplift now complete following the updates in F1 2019.

This Sunday, May 24, F1 drivers including Charles Leclerc, Alex Albon, George Russell, Nicholas Latifi, and Antonio Giovinazzi return for the latest Virtual Grand Prix on F1 2019’s Circuit de Monaco. The live broadcast starts at 10:00 AM Pacific Time on the official Formula 1 YouTube, Twitch, Weibo, and Facebook channels alongside several international broadcast partners.

F1 2020 will be released on Friday, July 10, 2020 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox One X, PC, and Google Stadia (MSRP $59.99). Players who purchase the F1 2020 Michael Schumacher Deluxe Edition (MSRP $69.99) will receive exclusive content and three days early access.

For future news and details on all the new features follow Formula 1 game website and social channels on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

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In November 2019 Codemasters acquired Slightly Mad Studios, creators and developers of award-winning IP including the Project CARS franchise.

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