Codemasters Premieres Circuit Zandvoort In Virtual First Look of F1 2020

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Codemasters Premieres Circuit Zandvoort In Virtual First Look of F1 2020

Unique steeped banks create incredible racing moments as Circuit Zandvoort makes its F1 2020 debut

Larkspur, Calif. (April 30, 2020) – Codemasters® today premieres Circuit Zandvoort, the first of two new races added to F1® 2020, the official videogame of the 2020 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. Originally scheduled for this weekend in the F1 calendar, Circuit Zandvoort returns to F1 for the first time since 1985. The virtual hot lap features the car of Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen on his home circuit.

Nestled amongst the coastal dunes in the province of North Holland, Circuit Zandvoort is a traditional style racetrack. In preparation for its return in 2020 the circuit has new paddock and run-off areas, with sections of the track enhanced to create exhilarating racing moments. It will become synonymous for its steeped bank curve, which is unique amongst F1 circuits. The final bank, angled at 18 degrees, will allow drivers to tuck-in behind an opponent and line-up to overtake in front of the fans on the home straight.

“The team has done an incredible job in recreating every aspect of the circuit. The banked final corner heading into the long straight is something players are going to enjoy,” said Lee Mather, F1 Franchise Game Director at Codemasters. “Circuit Zandvoort is highly technical with height variation, blind crests and unsighted braking points and corner apexes. It’s an onslaught on the senses and doesn’t give players a moment to rest.”

F1 2020 will be released on July 10, 2020 for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Xbox One X, PC/Steam, and Google Stadia. The official box art of the PS4 and Xbox One retail versions have also been revealed. Players who purchase the Michael Schumacher Deluxe Edition will receive exclusive content and three days early access. Standard Editions is priced at $59.99, with the Deluxe Michael Schumacher Edition priced at $69.99.

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