From Press Release:
Redwood City, Calif. – September 7, 2022 – Codemasters™ and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) join Scuderia Ferrari’s Italian Grand Prix celebration with their latest free update* for EA SPORTS F1® 22, available for PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC. The special time-limited Giallo Modena items, including car livery, driver uniforms, pit crew uniforms, helmet and boots, launched today by Ferrari ahead of the FORMULA 1 PIRELLI GRAN PREMIO D’ITALIA 2022 will be available in-game free for all players on September 12 for a month. The update also includes the Shanghai International Circuit and a Zhou Guanyu featured weekly event to commemorate the Chinese Moon Festival.
The livery, originally designed to pay homage to the Monza, evokes Ferrari’s proud racing roots and passion and incorporates the new exclusive logo released earlier this year by the Prancing Horse Company.
“We are thrilled to accompany Ferrari during this special moment and bring this iconic new image they developed to F1® 22,” said Paul Jeal, F1® Senior Franchise Director at Codemasters. “Our studio prides itself on creating authentic racing experiences, and these touches reinforce how closely the game is embedded into the world of Formula 1.”
The update also includes further in-game enhancements such as the Shanghai International Circuit. The Chinese motorsport race track follows Portimao, which was added to the game last month.
To celebrate the Moon Festival, notorious in Chinese culture, players will also be able to take on a special challenge with a free featured weekly event titled “A Bright Start to F1.” Racers must steer Alfa Romeo driver Zhou Guanyu to his best-ever finish in Formula 1® by overtaking his childhood hero Fernando Alonso and team-mate Valtteri Bottas with six laps to go. From September 12 to 25, players who finish 7th or above in the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX will unlock a customisable Kohaku Koi car livery. More information on the challenge can be found on F1® 22’s blog on Monday.
*Requires F1® 22 and all game updates to play.