F1 24 Releases May 31; Features, Champions Edition and Pre-Order Bonuses Race Out

It’s another year, and that means Codemasters is back with another entry in their Formula One racing franchise. EA has revealed today that F1 24 releases May 31, which means this year’s entry is launching early on consoles and PC! Alongside that, we get a reveal trailer, a summary of the features players can expect and details regarding the game’s various editions.

F1 24 Features:

EA Sports Dynamic Handling – Working closely with current World Champion and Champions Edition cover star Max Verstappen, the new EA SPORTS Dynamic Handling redefines the feel of the car to produce a realistic and predictable performance across wheel and pad. All-new suspension kinematics, upgraded tyre model, advanced aerodynamic simulation, and new engine and car setup options enhance the driving experience. Cornering, rolling resistance, brake pressure, ambient track temperature, and variable conditions enable drivers to receive immediate feedback to maximise their on-track performance.

Circuit Enhancements – Silverstone which has received a significant update to deliver authentic circuit accuracy. Updates to Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Lusail International Circuit, and Jeddah Corniche Circuit ensure that in-game tracks match real-world counterparts.

Actual Audio Samples From F1 Broadcasts – Adds a new dimension as they react to on-track incidents, and is further enhanced by a new broadcast presentation package and cutscenes to add to the race day immersion.

Revamped Career Mode – Players will be able to choose from an up-and-coming competitor from F2, a legendary icon, or create their own legacy. Further additions to it include:

  • Gain Recognition: Build reputation within the Paddock through on-track objectives. Race-day tasks keep players focused on the chequered flag. Completing Contract Targets can help secure a new deal or pave the way for secret meetings to negotiate a move to a bitter rival.
  • R&D Upgrades: Driver reputation also affects the support players get from their team. The greater the rep, the more motivated the team. Players can go all-in on one innovation or spread the resources for more balanced development.
  • Earn Accolades: In addition to short-term achievements, every driver has longer-term goals based on season expectations. These could range from number of Top 10 finishes, Pole Positions to claiming the World Championship.
  • Race with a Friend: Join forces or race as rivals in two-player Career. With individual driver objectives, players must stay focused to become the team’s number one driver.
  • Challenge Career: A perfect introduction before committing to a 24-race season. Jump into the shoes of a pre-selected F1® driver and compete in a series of mini seasons. Community voting will influence the conditions and circuits for future events.

F1 24 Modes:

  • F1 World
  • Grand Prix
  • Time Trial
  • Fanzone (new) – Players align with their favourite team and driver over the course of a Podium Pass season and join a game-wide, time-limited league that includes collaborative goals whilst competing against rival teams
  • MyTeam – Returns with the inclusion of two new icons, legendary former World Champion James Hunt and Colombia’s most successful F1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya, which are exclusive to Champion Edition players.

Those who purchase the Champions Edition will be able to play a few days early on May 1, alongside the perks listed below.

F1 24 Champions Edition Contents:

  • Early Access (May 28)
  • Gain immediate access to a selection of new season F1 team liveries for use in Time Trial mode in F1 23.
  • Hunt and Montoya as Icons for MyTeam
  • 18,000 Pitcon
  • F1 World Bumper Pack
  • One (1) bonus VIP Podium Pass

F1 24 Pre-Order Bonuses:

  • Players pre-ordering the Standard Edition featuring cover stars Lewis Hamilton, Charles Leclerc, and Lando Norris will receive 5,000 Pitcoin and an F1 World Starter Pack.

F1 24 will be available this May 31 on the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.