Update: You can pre-order F1 Manager 23 now on Fanatical and use code F1MRG at checkout to get 19% off.
F1 Manager 2023 is almost here. Pre-orders are live, but do you get any bonuses for pre-ordering early?
Last year's game was a commendable first effort, but F1 Manager 2023 is set to build on its predecessor with a host of new features and fan-requested improvements. Here's everything you need to know about pre-ordering F1 Manager 2023.
Are there any F1 Manager 2023 pre-order bonuses?
Pre-orders for F1 Manager 2023 are live on all platforms. But what F1 Manager 2023 pre-order bonuses are there?
Two F1 Manager 2023 editions are available to buy: a Standard and Deluxe Edition. This is the first time Frontier has released a Deluxe Edition of F1 Manager - last year's game was only offered as a standard edition.
The Deluxe Edition for F1 Manager 2023 comes with an exclusive Scenarios Pack for unique challenges and gameplay opportunities. However, the main perk is early access.
Players who pre-order the Deluxe Edition will get four days of early access starting on 27 July to get a head start on your Team Principle journey.
F1 Manager 2023 price & platforms
As for platforms, F1 Manager 2023 will launch on the current-gen PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC platforms. Like last year, there won't be a Nintendo Switch release.
Fortunately for players who have yet to upgrade to PS5 or Xbox Series X|S, F1 Manager 2023 is also racing onto PS4 and Xbox One. This is unusual now that the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S as we've started to see developers move away from the last-gen consoles. As a result, this could be the last time F1 Manager comes to the older consoles.
The standard version retails for £44.99/$54.99/€54.99 on every platform, while the Deluxe Edition will cost £54.99/$64.99/€64.99.
You can pre-order F1 Manager 23 now on Fanatical and use code F1MRG at checkout to get 19% off.
F1 Manager 2023 is shaping up to be a worthy sequel with new layers of depth. The race simulation is vastly improved, with more realistic AI creating exciting race scenarios and battles with opponents.
You can also now hire a new member of staff called the Sporting Director who oversees the pit crew and F2 & F3 sessions are now simulated in the background of your save so you can keep track of upcoming talent easier.
IndyCar driver Alex Palou joins the drivers list as a reserve for McLaren and there's also a visceral visor camera showing the action from the driver's perspective.
One of the most promising new features is Race Replay. This new mode you rewrite F1 history with scenarios based on real-world F1 races and objectives to complete. These improvements should result in F1 Manager 2023 being a huge step forward.
The release date for F1 Manager 2023 is fast approaching. F1 Manager 2023 launches on 31 July just before the 2023 F1 season's summer break. This is earlier than usual as F1 Manager 2022 came out around a month earlier in late August.
As we mentioned before, pre-ordering the Deluxe Edition will give you access four days earlier on 27 July.
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