Drivers including Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel have been transformed into personality-packed heroes bursting with charm and character and stunning FORMULA ONE locations have become exhilarating racing theme parks designed for speed and wheel-to-wheel competition.
Players will jostle for position on every straight, hairpin, jump and loop-the-loop with chaotic racing and a range of power-ups for players to collect and deploy as they sprint for the chequered flag. Officially licensed to feature the full cast of FORMULA ONE stars and teams and packing an extensive range of game modes, including numerous Championships, Time Trials, 4-player split-screen racing and online multiplayer, F1 RACE STARS takes FORMULA ONE over the top for racing fans of all ages.
- FORMULA ONE STARS AS NEVER SEEN BEFORE!
In F1 RACE STARS, the whole cast of FORMULA ONE stars become personality-packed, toonified heroes driving all-new F1 RACE STARS cars representing each team from the 2012 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP on a range of 11 super-fast, feature-packed circuits. Codemasters Racing Studios has drawn upon its vast experience in track design and racing AI and let its game designers and artists off the leash to create a fresh new FORMULA ONE experience.
- IT'S A FORMULA OF FUN FOR ALL
With instantly accessible pick-up-and-play gameplay, F1 RACE STARS will enable players of all ages and abilities to dive straight into position-swapping, wheel-to-wheel competition. With up to 4-players competing in split-screen multiplayer, head-to-head competition or coming together in teams, F1 RACE STARS is perfect for sharing the fun with friends and family. Up to 12 players can also race in online multiplayer and by signing up to RaceNet, the free online extension for Codemasters Racing games, players can track their races, rivals and rewards and join in regular F1 RACE STARS community events.
- A NEW WORLD OF FORMULA ONE
Race circuits that take inspiration from the most exciting tracks from the 2012 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP will bring a new world of FORMULA ONE alive as each becomes a fantasy racing theme park featuring jumps, multiple-routes, shortcuts, and more. Gamers will negotiate Spa's iconic Eau Rouge with a range of power ups before taking on a death-defying loop-the-loop in Belgium, race across speeding bullet trains in Japan and hit the accelerator to leap the swimming pool at Monaco and much, much more.
- POWERED UP RACING
Players can speed past rivals by collecting and deploying a range of power ups liberally spread throughout each of the circuits. Just some of the power ups include using the Safety Car to hold up other drivers, slowing the competition with Wet Weather or calling down a Rain Cloud on the leader. In the sprint to the line, gamers can drive through Racing Line zones and collect KERS to slingshot drivers ahead and slipstream behind other racers to close the gap on their rivals.
- SPRINT TO BE A CHAMPION
F1 RACE STARS game modes including a range of globe-trotting Championships, Free Play so gamers can dive straight into their favourite events and Time Trials where players can set the best time in their household, download friends' ghost cars and climb online ladders in a test of flat-out speed on every track.