Frontier Developments PLC today introduces the new management simulation game, the F1 Manager 2022, which will appear this summer.
After Frontier had already signed a license agreement with F1 at the beginning of 2020, a new, significant gaming franchise follows. This ranks in the successful portfolios, including Elite Dangerous, Planet Coaster, Jurassic World Evolution 1 & 2 and Planet Zoo.
The F1 Manager franchise is a first push in an annual sports license and part of a long-term, cross-title agreement with F1. F1 Manager 2022 appears in the summer 2022 for Xbox Series X | S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Steam and the Epic Store.
As a smart team boss you will be accompanied by his drivers, engineers and fans to what every manager is seeking – fame and honor in the FIA Formula 1 driver world championship and the FIA Formula 1 Constructor World Championship 2022. With incomparable authenticity and a presentation in television quality, the F1 Manager offers 2022 alike a challenging experience for new and damped F1 fans and shows the subtleties of the most prestigious racing mark in the world.
Ross Brawn, Managing Director – Motorsports, Formula 1, says, “It’s great to see how the F1 Manager takes shape 2022 and how this exciting title is brought to life. From my own experience, I know that it can be a challenge to guide a team. At the same time it is also very rewarding. For fans, the F1 manager franchise is a great opportunity to move into the role of a team boss and to experience the formula 1 itself. I am confident that Frontier will offer the fans an entertaining and captivating experience, as they could already prove it through other management games. “
The first part of this exciting game series invites players and F1 fans to take the leadership of a team themselves. On the way to victory, there are numerous aspects to pay attention: cars and facilities need upgrades, drivers and engineers need to be set as well as budgets and requirements of the drivers are balanced – all before the race weekend starts.
In order to lead the own team to victory at the subsequent race, the players should also protect a cool head under pressure, as one or the other critical decisions are waiting for them.
Game Director Andy Fletcher says, “There has never been a better time to be a Formula 1 fan! Therefore, we look forward to offering the F1 fans a new way to immerse the world’s largest racing spectacle. The F1 Manager 2022 will provide both the new and long-standing fans as an authentic as exciting experience. Through our dedication, for the constantly changing world of Formula 1 we lay a strong foundation for a long and special series, which will always develop over time. “
David Bräaben, CEO and founder of Frontier emphasizes: “We look forward to the partnership with the great team of Formula 1. Through close cooperation, we get comprehensive access to all aspects of sports. So we can create a really authentic experience. We feel that this is the beginning of something special, and look forward to presenting the players the F1 Manager 2022 in the summer of 2022. “
F1 Manager 2022 will appear in summer 2022 for Xbox Series X | S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Steam and Epic Store. The game can now be set to Steam on the wish list.