F1 2021 is the official video game of the 2021 Formula One and Formula Two Championships, developed by Codemasters and published by EA Sports. It is the 14th game in the Codemasters F1 series and the first series of games released by EA’s EA Sports division since the 2003 F1 Professional Challenge. The game was released on July 16, 2021, and is available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. The F1 2021 Deluxe Edition will be released three days in advance, that is, July 13, 2021. Codemasters revealed that F1 2021 will be the official race of the Formula Championship on April 15, 2021. 1 and Formula 2 in 2021, with a story mode and new tracks, including Imola. Portimão and the new arrival in Jeddah.
Although these races were canceled in real life due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Montreal, Marina Bay, and Melbourne circuits appeared in the game as originally planned. The Shanghai Circuit also appears in the game because it is part of the new brake point game mode. Codemasters was acquired by Electronic Arts on February 18, 2021 , only a few months before the trailer was released. This is the first in a series released by EA Sports since the F1 Professional Challenge. Since the company acquired Codemasters, the game is also the first game under the EA Sports brand, and it marks the first F1 game under EA Sports since the F1 Professional Challenge. The purchase will be completed on February 18, 2021. The game was released on July 16, 2021, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, as well as the 9th generation PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S video game consoles. It was the weekend of the British Grand Prix. The Deluxe Edition was released three days ago, July 13, 2021, the week of the British Grand Prix.
Codemasters’ F1 2021 topped the UK rankings despite a 37% decline in weekly sales. The game lost pole position last week because it was defeated by Nintendo’s latest remake: The Legend of Zelda: Sky Sword HD. However, physical sales of Nintendo Switch games fell 74% in the second week, and the two games switched positions. This number declined in the second week, and the opening of the UK after the COVID-19 lockdown and a week of hot weather will adversely affect its performance. The opening to retailers this week has resulted in increased sales of some of the largest games on the platform. “Ricky and Dingdong: Rift” is Insomniac’s exclusive PS5, with sales increasing by 288% week-on-week, rising seven places to third. At the same time, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, also from Insomniac, jumped 242% in sales, up 11 places to sixth. Both games are listed as part of the retailer’s PS5 console bundle. Other PS5 games that have increased sales include third-party games Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla (#12), Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (#17), Marvel’s Avengers (#18), and Resident Evil: Village. (No. 19). In fact, there are some new games on the leaderboard. In issue 33, there is a new Warhammer game called Necromunda: Hired Gun. 41% of sales come from PS5, 32% from PS4, and 27% from Xbox series consoles. At the same time, independent RPG Cris Tales ranked 36th. 54% of sales come from Nintendo Switch, 25% from PS5, 17% from PS4, and 4% from Xbox.