F1 Manager 2022’s driver face scans are incredibly detailed

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F1 Manager 2022 is set to become the most authentic motorsport management game yet. You take on the role of Team Principal, planning race strategies, developing car parts, and making key decisions.

One aspect that took us by surprise is the detailed face scans of every driver in the 2022 F1 lineup.

F1 Manager 2022’s driver likenesses are remarkably accurate. You’ll instantly recognise your favourite drivers from Daniel Riccardo to current championship leader Charles LeClerc.

Face scans recreate 2022 F1 driver likenesses

To capture the driver’s faces with incredible detail, Frontier Developments worked closely with the F1 teams and Clear Angle Studios, a specialist in 3D scanning technology.

F1 Manager 2022 Daniel Ricciardo driver face scan
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Daniel Ricciardo's signature smile has never looked more lifelike in a video game

“This data is then passed to our highly talented artists to prepare them for implementation in the game,” Game Director Andy Fletcher and Executive Producer Adam Woods explained.

“The process is in-depth, and really adds to the authenticity of F1 Manager 2022.” Pit crews were also motion captured, capturing the intensity of a crucial pit stop.

F1 Manager 2022 Sergio Perez face scan
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Driver likenesses look incredibly realistic in F1 Manager 2022

The same attention to detail is applied to the tracks. Every circuit is accurately recreated using CAD data and satellite imagery, adding to the realism. Thanks to F1 Manager 2022's authentic trackside camera positions, you’ll feel like you’re watching a TV Formula 1 race.

F1 Manager 2022 preview


You can find out more about the in-depth management options in our F1 Manager 2022 preview.

There’s no firm release date yet, but F1 Manager 2022 launches this summer for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One.

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