F1 Manager 2022 Release Date: New Formula 1 team management launching this August

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Have you ever wanted to step into the shoes of a Formula 1 Team Principal? Well, now you can, because a new F1 Manager game is on the way! F1 Manager 2022 has been officially announced, and we're excited to give it a go.

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But when can we get our hands on this new game? And which consoles will it be available on? We've got everything you need to know right here!

Latest news - Release date and new gameplay trailer revealed

Excited F1 fans have been asking when F1 Manager 2022 will be released, and we finally know the release date. Frontier Developments has confirmed F1 Manager 2022 will launch on 30 August on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC.

Ahead of release, we’ve gone hands-on with an early build of F1 Manager 2022 – find out if it lives up to the hype.

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In addition, Frontier has released the first F1 Manager 2022 gameplay trailer, giving us a taste of the game’s track racing action. 

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Become an F1 Team Principal

In F1 Manager 2022, you take on the role of Team Principal, with the aim of leading your team to victory. To achieve this, you'll need to scout for new drivers, manage budgets to keep the board happy, complete sponsor objectives, and make the right calls in races.

F1 Manager 2022 features an array of team management options, allowing you to create custom race strategies with scheduled pit windows and tyre changes in response to changing weather conditions.

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From hiring new drivers to devising race strategies, F1 Manager 2022 gives you complete control over your team

To get the edge over the competition, you can even develop new parts to improve your car's performance throughout the season. If that all sounds overwhelming, accessibility options will guide you through your journey as Team Principal.

Couple this with highly detailed driver face scans and realistic circuits, and F1 Manager 2022 looks like it will be every F1 fan's dream racing management game.

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Release date

F1 Manager 2022 will be released on 30 August across PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One platforms.

Those who preorder the game digitally can also get five days early access on 25 August.

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IN DEVELOPMENT: F1 Manager 2022 is still a ways off

When you consider that F1 22 is also arriving on 1 July, this will be a busy time for Formula 1 gamers.

Consoles

While there have been F1 Manager games in the past, these have usually been mobile exclusives. However, F1 Manager 2022 is set to change things. The game will be released on both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, as well as the Xbox One and Series X.

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RUNS SMOOTHLY: F1 Manager will be available on multiple home consoles systems

This is in addition to PC, which will have the game on both Steam and the Epic Game Store. There is no news on a mobile, nor Switch release.

Pre-order and price

Preorders for F1 Manager 2022 are now live. As an added bonus, preordering the game gives you five days early access to the pit wall on 25 August. You can preorder F1 Manager 2022 here.

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TOP QUALITY: Will this be a game that breaks the bank?

As for the price, F1 Manager 2022 will retail for £44.99/$54.99/€54.99 on digital stores. If you prefer physical media, a physical edition will also be available for £44.99/$54.99/€54.99.

Announcement trailer

If you haven't seen the trailer yet for F1 Manager 2022, we've linked it below for your viewing pleasure:

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