There has been a huge update to F1 2018 teased by Codemasters today which reveals how you can ‘Make Headlines’
As part of a 4-part Developer Diary for F1 2018, Codemasters has unveiled an exciting new update which promotes media coverage of drivers and teams within the game.
This includes a new reported character called Claire who will approach to ask questions and conduct interviews at different stages throughout Career mode and will actively shape your career path.
“The media are going to play a huge part in the player’s career,” commented F1 2018’s Game Director, Lee Mather. “It’s super important for a driver to not just be skilled on track. It’s all about being the complete package. The player is going to need to consider how their answers impact the morale of their team and also how other teams in the paddock perceive them.”
Lee continued: “Certain teams may like to see a driver who is a great sportsman: demure and calm in front of the press, even under high-pressure situations, while others may want a driver who is more of a showman who can create buzz.”
There are further improvements within the career mode. You now have more control over your destiny and can approach rival teams about a potential move, including the opportunity to switch within the season. You also have the opportunity to select your own championship rival.
The full video which fully explains the first of many updates to the game can be found here.
Details of further enhancements to the career mode will be unveiled in part two of the developer diary series on the Formula 1 Game Youtube Channel
F1 2018 will release onto PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC (DVD and via Steam) worldwide on Friday 24th August 2018. Features all of the official teams, the drivers and all 21 circuits of the thrilling 2018 season, this year sees the return of the French and German Grand Prix™ to the calendar meaning that you can now race at Circuit Paul Ricard and the Hockenheimring.