Spain, Australia, and Abu Dhabi Circuit Updates Encourage Improved Competition with More Chances to Overtake

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May 19, 2022 – Today, Codemasters® and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced EA SPORTS F1® 22 in-game updates to Spanish, Australian, and Abu Dhabi circuits, bringing them in line with their real-world counterparts. All improvements have been designed to promote greater competition as part of the new era of Formula 1®, with the introduction of new cars and regulations for the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship™. Check out the changes by downloading the asset pack here


  • Turn 10 sees a new layout matching those introduced in real life for the postponed 2021 race. Turns 10-14 have updated offtrack areas, alongside several sausage kerbs around the circuit


  • The Albert Park Circuit has been remodelled using LIDAR data, boasting more detailed height and camber. Outfield areas see walls repositioned, and kerbs replaced with new photogrammetry versions. There are multiple changes to the circuit with a new layout to turns 1, 3, 6, 8/9 (replacing the chicane), 11, 12, and 13

Abu Dhabi

  • Yas Marina’s turn 5, where Verstappen overtook Hamilton to secure the 2021 Formula One World Championship™, has changed with the chicane removed before the hairpin. The hairpin has also come forward adding more runoff. The turn 9 chicane and 90-degree turns are now a single cambered turn, replacing turns 11-14. Lastly, turns 13-15 have been rounded off around the hotel to allow cars to follow more closely.

For more information, visit: SpainAustralia, and Abu Dhabi.

F1® 22 will release July 1 2022, for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC via the EA App, Origin, Steam, and Epic Store. Players can pre-order the digital-only F1® 22 Champions Edition for additional content and three days of early access.

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