F1 Manager 2023: Everything you need to know

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F1 Manager 2023 has long been in the sights of fans after a mixed first release from Frontier Developments. Slated for release later this year, the new title will be an evolution of last year's game and layered with more depth.

We have received a special preview of F1 Manager 2023, offering an early look at new features aimed at making it an improved and more challenging game than ever before.

Here's everything you need to know about F1 Manager 2023!

Latest News - Race Replay mode added

This new game mode will add a flavour of the real Formula 1 world to F1 Manager 2023. Available outside your main save, Race Replay will set up Grands Prix using the real qualifying results and let you take control of any team. That means you can fix Ferrari's strategy or rescue the poor qualifying performance of your favourite driver.

Mercedes making a pitstop in F1 Manager 2023
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But there's more. There will also be a scenario mode, dropping you into a team mid-way through the race and giving you a target to achieve. Again these will echo real-world events, letting you prove your superiority!

Welcome to F1 Manager 2023

It's time to start the hype for F1 Manager 2023. Frontier has given RacingGames.GG an F1 Manager 2023 preview and we are impressed with everything we have seen so far.

McLaren makes a pitstop in F1 manager 2023
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From a new member of staff to in-race improvements and the addition of sprint races to junior formula changes and deeper development strategies, it promises to be another good year for those that want to create a new legacy in Formula 1.

Sporting Director

Players will need to hire themselves a Sporting Director to oversee the management of their pit crew.

New training calendars for your mechanics allow them to hone their pitstop skills, but overwork them between races and they will be tired and error-prone come Grand Prix Sunday.

The new pit crew management screen in F1 Manager 2023
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You will need to carefully balance the need to be fast in your pitstops with the risk of errors that could lead to long stops that ruin your race entirely.

Junior simulation

A huge issue with last year's title is being resolved this year as the junior formulae get a makeover.

This year the full F2 & F3 sessions are being simulated in the background of your save. This means you can check in and see which drivers are bagging poles, fastest laps, and picking up consistent points in F2 & F3, letting you really and truly scout for the future.

This also means that junior drivers will be developing as they race, seeing their attributes change with each win, overtake, and crash.

You will also be able to better prepare for next season by signing drivers to contracts that begin at the start of next season.

F1 Manager 2023 release date

We now have confirmation of the F1 Manager 2023 release date. Players will be able to start their Team Principal journey on 31 July. If you want to get started a little earlier, you can buy the Deluxe Edition.

Valtteri Bottas & George Russell battle in Miami in F1 Manager 2023
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This will come with four days early access, allowing players to jump on the pit wall on 27 July.

These dates are only for digital purchases though. Those who want a physical copy for console will have to wait, as Frontier has given us these dates and said "a physical release for all console versions to follow".

Platforms & price


F1 Manager 2023 will be available on PS4 & PS5, Xbox One & Series X|S, and PC via Steam and The Epic Stores. Once again there will not be a Nintendo Switch version of F1 Manager 2023.

A McLaren & AlphaTauri battle around Albert Park in F1 Manager 2023
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F1 Manager 2023 will cost £44.99/$54.99/€54.99 on every platform, with the Deluxe Edition coming in at £54.99/$64.99/€64.99.

What about multiplayer?

F1 Manager 2022 didn't have any multiplayer aspect in the game. This was a disappointment to fans, and something that was vocally maligned around the community.

F1 Manager 2022 Mercedes
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There will be no multiplayer for F1 Manager 2023, which is a shame. The idea of battling a grid of friends for race after race is a thrilling one, but something that is perhaps too complicated to get off the ground right now.

We hope to see some form of online multiplayer introduced to the franchise at some point, even if it's just for PC players.

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