F1 2011 coming to PlayStation Vita

by: Russell -
Recently, Codemasters gave gamers a hands on look at the PlayStation Vita edition of F1 2011 at the Tokyo Games Show.  To accompany that, Codemasters has revealed the first video for F1 2011, titled "Compete on the Go".  Check out the video, as well as some pics, below, then read on for the official press release.


F1 2011™ FOR PLAYSTATION® VITA UNVEILED AT
TOKYO GAMES SHOW TODAY

“Compete on the Go” Video Launches At www.facebook.com/formula1game

Los Angeles – September 15, 2011 – Codemasters® gave gamers their first hands on with the PlayStation® Vita edition of F1 2011 at Tokyo Games Show today. To accompany the first public outing of the game, Codemasters revealed the first video for F1 2011 on PlayStation Vita at www.facebook.com/formula1game.

F1 2011 for PlayStation Vita is designed to take advantage of the platform’s unique capabilities and is tuned for FORMULA ONE™ racing on the go. The first gameplay video is captured from work-in-progress footage and reveals some of F1 2011’s key features including a two vs. two co-op mode and four player competitive racing.

F1 2011 for PlayStation Vita will feature all the official teams, drivers and circuits from the 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™. Players can compete for motorsport’s ultimate prize across a full season, including practice and qualifying sessions, enter an individual GRAND PRIX™ or jump into Time Trial mode. An additional and extensive Challenge mode is perfect for portable play, with gamers completing a wide range of objectives including checkpoint, gate and overtaking challenges.

Players are also invited to compete on the go with a range of multiplayer modes. Gamers can race wheel-to-wheel in four player GRAND PRIX races, go head-to-head in Time Trials or team up with a friend in F1 2011’s two-on-two co-operative career mode. Multiplayer modes can be enjoyed online and via the PlayStation Vita’s WLAN connection. Gamers can tailor their experience across solo and multiplayer modes by adjusting race distance, tuning their car, choosing from a range of driving aids and selecting tyre, fuel and weather options.

The PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS™ editions of F1 2011 are a co-development between Sumo Digital and Codemasters Birmingham; release dates are to be announced. F1 2011 launches for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC Games For Windows® on September 20 in North America. To get all the news straight from the studio race over to www.facebook.com/formula1game or follow the team on twitter at www.twitter.com/formula1game.
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