F1 Esports Series is about to start its second season

F1 Esports Series is about to start its second season F1 teams to offer positions in their official line-up to online racers Three live events to determine the Teams’ and Drivers’ Champions     Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced that the second season of the Formula 1 Esports Series will start on April 13. […]

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F1 Esports Series is about to start its second season

F1 teams to offer positions in their official line-up to online racers Three live events to determine the Teams’ and Drivers’ Champions Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced that the second season of the Formula 1 Esports Series will start on April 13. The teams who compete in this season’s FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™ will set up their own esports outfits to compete in the F1® Esports Series 2018. This season will be split in two parts. In the first, online racers will be offered the incredible opportunity to earn a place on the official esports driver line-up for one the official F1 teams. Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport, Red Bull Racing, Force India F1 Team, Williams, Renault Sport F1 Team, Haas F1 Team, McLaren, Toro Rosso and Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team will all be offering positions in their esports driver line ups as part of the series. The F1 Esports Series will see the world’s top online racers battle it out on F1 2017, the official game of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship, in an effort to win a place in the first ever Pro Draft in July. The Pro Draft is where the official Formula 1 teams involved in the F1 Esports Series will select their drivers for the second part of the season. Every team must select at least one of its drivers from the Pro Draft. F1 2017 players on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and PC will be able to enter the first of the four qualifying events from 13 April. The first event sees them take control of Valtteri Bottas’ Mercedes in Shanghai hunting down a podium finish from sixth place with five laps remaining on a wet, but drying, track. The fastest ten players to complete the challenge on each platform will then race off in a live-streamed event final with the […]

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THE STAMPEDE IS COMING! Our new ONRUSH trailer showcases all-action, over the top racing

We have today released a new gameplay trailer for ONRUSH, the action packed, arcade racer that will smash its way onto the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One on 5th June 2018. The new trailer, available to view below or at www.codemasters.com/onrush, showcases the game’s bold and vibrant approach to racing with thrilling boosts, insane jumps and incredible takedowns. Designed to keep players always in the action, ONRUSH is a celebration of sensational speed, outright fun and over the top spectacle. Players battle it out on track to power up their RUSH meter which enables them to unleash the ultimate manifestation of boost and power as they wreak havoc on their opponents by performing death defying takedowns and stunts. There are eight vehicle classes in ONRUSH, each of which has its own unique style, feel and advantages. This includes the vehicle’s RUSH state with each class having different effects and abilities that can help their side claim the victory. Available to pre-order now, players can also get their hands on the ONRUSH DELUXE EDITION which includes an eight additional vehicle designs with iconic gold and black liveries, extra Crashtag artwork and Track Tombstones all exclusive to the DELUXE EDITION. Players who pre-order the game on PlayStation 4 will get early access to the ONRUSH beta before it opens up to everyone on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in May. Developed by the new Codemasters development team in Cheshire, UK (formerly Evolution Studios), ONRUSH is not about racing to the finish line. Racing with style and flair is what counts as you perform incredible takedowns and put everything on the line in order to power up your all important RUSH bar. ONRUSH will launch on PS4 and Xbox One on 5th June 2018. For more information about the game, visit […]

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THE STAMPEDE IS COMING! Our new ONRUSH trailer showcases all-action, over the top racing

We have today released a new gameplay trailer for ONRUSH, the action packed, arcade racer that will smash its way onto the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One on 5th June 2018. The new trailer, available to view below or at www.codemasters.com/onrush, showcases the game’s bold and vibrant approach to racing with thrilling boosts, […]

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Win a Rallycross test drive in the inaugural DiRT World Championships

Codemasters, in partnership with Motorsport Network, today announced that the inaugural DiRT World Championships will begin next week, giving you the opportunity to win a test drive in a stunning RX2 rallycross car* in front of a huge crowd at Silverstone. The DiRT World Championships will climax with a showpiece final at Speedmachine, the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, in May, and will be streamed live on Motorsport.tv. Using the Community Events system in DiRT 4, players will compete online in a mixture of rally and rallycross races to earn a place in the live streamed quarter-finals and semi-final to gain a place at Speedmachine. Details of the rounds, rules and how to take part can be found here: Driver’s Handbook // DiRT World Championships rules Operated in conjunction with Gfinity, a global leader in esports events and competitions, there are six weekly qualifying rounds in total with the first beginning on Monday, 12th February. Round One challenges you to set the best time in a two-stage rally in Australia using a Group A car. The top two times on each platform (PlayStation 4, Xbox and PC) will qualify for the quarter finals. Motorsport Network is committed to utilizing its global reach of motorsport fans to live-stream and promote the event, amplified by 200+ of the world’s most influential journalists with coverage across 21 editions in 17 languages. “We are delighted to announce the DiRT World Championships,” said Codemasters’ eSports Manager, Andy Gray. “DiRT has a vibrant, dedicated and highly engaged community so we believe that this is the perfect time to introduce an eSport element. Having the final at Speedmachine, in front of a live audience of motorsport fans, adds an incredible incentive. The fact that the winner will then be handed a chance to drive an RX2 car in front […]

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Announcing ‘ONRUSH’ – the new, all-action racing game from Codemasters

SURPRISE! Today we had the absolute pleasure of announcing our new arcade racing game, ONRUSH, live on stage with PlayStation at Paris Games Week. ONRUSH will bring all-action, gravity defying racing back to the console gaming scene at breakneck speed when it launches on PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One in summer 2018. […]

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F1™ 2017 – SEASON UPDATE AVAILABLE NOW

Today, we’re announcing that F1™ 2017, the official videogame of the 2017 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, now features updated car liveries as well as several new features and improvements.   Patch 1.9 for F1™ 2017 is available now for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC and includes the much requested updated car liveries. We’ve also […]

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Twenty F1 Esports drivers will compete for first ever Formula 1® Esports Series World Championship In Abu Dhabi

Twenty F1 Esports drivers qualified yesterday night for the first-ever Formula 1® Esports Series Finals, which will take place in Abu Dhabi on 24th and 25th November, forming part of the the 2017 FORMULA 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 40 semi-finalists battled it out at London’s Gfinity Esports Arena in front of […]

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IT’S TIME TO MAKE HISTORY IN F1™ 2017 – OUT NOW

The day is finally here! F1 2017, the official videogame of the 2017 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, is available now on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC (DVD and via Steam). f you haven’t read the reviews for F1 2017, go and check them out here, but it’s safe to say […]

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Formula 1® enters eSports with the launch of the Formula 1® Esports Series

Formula 1, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced their entry into the esports arena with the launch of the Formula 1® Esports Series. The competition, starting in September 2017, will see fans and gamers from all over the world battle it out to uncover the best virtual F1 driver and be crowned the Formula 1 eSports Series World […]

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