F1 2021 set to be best-ever racing game, but it does not include these two real-world elements

Codemasters recently released the teaser for F1 2021 video game and things have never been better for gamers. The game boasts a brand new story mode with enhanced split-screen gaming and a lot more features.

EA also mentioned that they are including the 2021 season’s three new tracks after the launch of the game. However, despite all these trademarks, there are two important features that the game will miss out on.

F1 2021 will not be able to account for mid-season venue changes. As a result, the Istanbul Park race track will not be a part of the track list. The game will have the original venue selection. This means that Canada will be a part of the list despite its absence from the 2021 real-world season.

The other features that the game will miss out on is sprint races. The concept of Sprint Races was introduced by the FIA for qualifying sessions. However, Codemasters have confirmed that there will be no Sprint Racing in the F1 2021’s career mode.

This is not the first time that the official F1 game has missed out on real-world features.

The 2020 version launched last year had completely different race venues in its career mode as compared to the real world. It even missed out on substitute tracks while adding Zandvoort and Hanoi.

Around a month ago, Codemasters confirmed that F1 2021 will be getting three new tracks. People buying the game can get access to Portimao (Portugal), Imola (Italy) and Jeddah Street circuit (Saudi Arabia) as a free to download update.

Codemasters also explained how difficult it is to design these tracks for the game. It takes up to a year to design a track to make it authentic. Moreover, the Covid pandemic added to the difficulty of creating the game.

F1 2021 will be released on Steam (PC), Xbox and PlayStation platforms on July 16, the same weekend as the British Grand Prix.

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