Redwood City, Calif. – May 2022 – Codemasters® and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced the signing of Scuderia Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc as EA SPORTS ambassador and cover star of F1® 22, launching worldwide on July 1. The current 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship™ leader takes centre stage alongside two other rising stars, McLaren’s Lando Norris and Mercedes’ George Russell. Players can also pre-order the Champions Edition now, which celebrates the four previous World Champions on the grid this year: Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso, and current holder Max Verstappen. The Champions Edition comes with additional content, including a time-limited Miami influenced pack inspired by the city’s iconic skyline and lights to commemorate the inaugural FORMULA 1 CRYPTO.COM MIAMI GRAND PRIX and three days of early access.*
“F1 22 is celebrating the best young talent in F1, and we are excited to build a deeper relationship with Charles Leclerc. Established as part of the new era of Formula 1, we will work with Charles throughout the season to bring our players closer to the action,” said Lee Mather, F1® Senior Creative Director at Codemasters. “We’re also proud to celebrate our former World Champions with the F1 22 Champions Edition. They continue to inspire the next generation of drivers, and it’s an honour to have them together on the cover of our digital-only version.”
F1® 22 welcomes in the new era of Formula 1® with revolutionary cars designed to promote more competition and overhauled rules that reimagine the race weekend with three F1® Sprint races. F1® 22 delivers fast-paced, authentic simulation racing for the core players with new Adaptive AI to help casual fans of the sport compete more quickly. The new F1® Life hub lets players show off their collection of customisation items and supercars, earned through gameplay, Podium Pass, and the in-game brand store. Returning features such as the 10-year Career, complete with a two-player option, My Team, and Multiplayer mean there has never been a better time to challenge for a place on the podium.
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. Formula 1 game website and social channels on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. * Miami themed contact pack available as part of Champions Edition pre-order until May 16. Content will be received at launch. Conditions and restrictions apply. See https://www.ea.com/games/f1/f1-22/game-offer-and-disclaimers for detailsFor F1® 22 news, follow