F1 2015 is a racing game based on the real-world 2015 Formula One season by Codemasters. It is the seventh game in the Formula One series. It was released on 10 July, 2015 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. The game features the driver and team line-ups from the 2015 season. It is the first title Formula One title by Codemasters for the eighth generation consoles.
F1 2015 is intended to take gamers closer to the real-world experience of racing on the most marvelous, reviving and impressive motorsport of the world, thanks to the latest version of Codemasters’ very own EGO game engine. Apart from the outstanding visual quality, F1 2015 provides a major step forward in the physics-based handling model of the game, which is exclusively designed to be ideal for both seasoned players and those new to Formula One.
The handling model features many improvements and additions in more than 20 different areas, including transmission, aerodynamics, engine, fuel tank, suspension, force feedback, and most particularly a new tire physics model, to reproduce the spectacular handling attributes of the fastest and responsive racing cars of the world.
There isn’t much in F1 2015 when it comes to game modes. There’s no career mode in the game. There also no co-op mode of any kind. F1 2015 has added a Pro Seasons Mode, which allows players to take part in full race weekends with genuine race lengths. There’s also a normal Championship Mode which provides great driving fun. Quick Race Mode is also available for starting a race with any car at any location quickly.
F1 2015 trailer shows off many features of the game including the new game engine. The trailers indicates that the game will feature two new game modes known as Pro Season Mode and Championship Mode. Different weather conditions are shown with day and night effects. Graphics look realistic. Trailer also indicates that a full 2014 Season is included in the game as a bonus via DLC.
F1 2015 runs on a brand new version of the EGO game engine, allowing various improvements to the game’s physics models. It is also compatible with the voice recognition software of both Xbox One and PlayStation 4, allowing players to talk with their race engineers during the race and ask information about the race, tyre status, weather updates, and even request a change of wing or tyres.
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Races are set to full length distance, and you need to drive out of the pits and then back in again, unless you choose to retire from a session completely. Taking part in every one of the three practice sessions, then managing your tyre allocation by qualifying is incredible.
Overall F1 2015 provide familiar gameplay experience to the previous games in the series. Graphics are improved and new game engine provides constant 60fps on consoles. Handling is improved and weather effects are also made more realistic. Pro mode is intended to provide the most authentic F1 experience possible.