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12/20/2012
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Feral Interactive today announced that F1 2012™, the FORMULA ONE™ racing simulation game, is available now on the Mac. Developed by Codemasters Birmingham and published by Codemasters for consoles and PC, F1 2012 is the follow-up to F1 2011 and the BAFTA Award-winning F1 2010. It is the first new Formula One game to appear on the Mac in over ten years.

The official game of the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship™, F1 2012 features all the teams, drivers and circuits from the 2012 season. All 20 tracks are recreated in meticulous detail, including classics such as Circuit de Monaco, home of the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2012 and recent arrivals like the brand new Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, home of the 2012 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX.

F1 2012 offers thrilling gameplay that, in an intense and extensive Career Mode, accurately simulates motorsports’ most demanding competition. Players get to pursue a Formula One career and battle the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel for the FIA Formula One Drivers’ WORLD Championship. They can also take on the role of race engineer as well as driver, fine-tuning their car set-ups according to the circuit, weather conditions and their own handling preferences.

F1 2012 also supports split-screen and LAN multiplayer, as well as online multiplayer.

F1 2012 for the Mac retails in North America for US $49.99, £29.99 (inc. VAT) in the UK and €39.99 (inc. VAT) throughout Europe. It is available now for direct download from http://www.feralinteractive.com/ and will be available from the Mac App Store and other Mac download stores shortly. A trailer can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/feralinteractive.

Minimum system requirements call for a 2.0GHz Intel Mac with at least 4.0GB RAM, 512MB or better graphics card, and Mac OS 10.7.5 or later. The game does not support the following graphics cards: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, NVIDIA 7xxx series, NVIDIA 8xxx series, NVIDIA 9400, NVIDIA 320M, Intel HD3000 and Intel GMA series.

EDITORS: Screenshots, logos and other essential graphics and multimedia tools for F1 2012 can be found online in the Feral Press Area ( http://press.feralinteractive.com/games/). If you do not have a Press Area login, please contact Brad Gibson, Feral PR Manager, at bgibson@feralinteractive.com.

About Feral Interactive

Feral Interactive is a leading publisher of games for the Macintosh platform, founded in 1996 and based in London, England. It is responsible for such Macintosh hits as Sid Meier’s Railroads!, Empire: Total War - Gold Edition, LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, Tomb Raider: Underworld, Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Ultimate Edition, BioShock 2, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, Tropico 3: Gold Edition, Mafia II: Director’s Cut, Batman: Arkham Asylum, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, DiRT 2, Borderlands and Rome: Total War Gold Edition. Please visit our website at http://www.feralinteractive.com, find us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/feralgames or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/feralinteractive.

About Codemasters

Codemasters, the award winning games developer and publisher, has a 24-year heritage and annual revenues in excess of US$ 150 Million. The company’s dominant brands include DiRT, GRID, Cricket and Operation Flashpoint. Codemasters operates three UK development studios – one at its Warwickshire HQ with further sites at Guildford and Birmingham. An additional art studio is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In 2009 Codemasters won the coveted Grand Prix Award at the 2009 Develop Industry Excellence Awards, an award bestowed on the company felt by Develop to have contributed the most to the games medium in recent times. Across the group, Codemasters employs over 450 people. In March 2010, Reliance Big Entertainment Ltd. (RBEL), a part of India’s Reliance ADA group, acquired a 50 per cent shareholding in the company, alongside existing investor, Balderton Capital, the leading European venture capital firm that first invested in Codemasters in 2005. For more information on Codemasters’ product portfolio, please visit www.codemasters.com. Codemasters is a registered trademark owned by The Codemasters Software Company. All other trademarks and copyrights contained herein are the property of their respective holders. 

© 2012 The Codemasters Software Company Limited (“Codemasters”). All rights reserved. “Codemasters”®, “EGO”® and the Codemasters logo are registered trademarks owned by Codemasters. “Codemasters Racing”™ is a trademark of Codemasters. Uses Bink Video. Copyright © 1997-2012 by RAD Game Tools, Inc. Originally developed and published by Codemasters. The Mac OS X version of F1 2012 is developed and distributed by Feral Interactive Ltd. Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Feral and the Feral logo are trademarks of Feral Interactive Ltd. An official product of the FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. 

The F1 FORMULA 1 logo, F1 logo, F1 FIA FORMULA 1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP logo, FORMULA 1, FORMULA ONE, F1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trademarks of Formula One Licensing BV, a Formula One group company. Licensed by Formula One World Championship Limited. All rights reserved. 

All other copyrights or trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are being used under license. Unauthorised copying, adaptation, rental, lending, re-sale, arcade use, charging for use, broadcast, cable transmission, public performance, distribution or extraction of this product or any trademark or copyright work that forms part of this product is prohibited.