F1 2022, a very special cuvée

Available on Xbox One, Xbox Series, PS4, PS5 and PC and compatible with the most popular VR headsets among gamers who enjoy this immersion, is this episode worth it?

F1 2022 edition of the change

The game is still as beautiful, edgy, fast and the cars and tracks are very pleasing to the eye. Attention to the end fans, we do not know if there will still be updates, but even if the cars are all different from each other, we can see in detail that they all start from a common model to decline specifics but some are missing. Let’s cross our fingers.

Second little detail, the F3s are not there yet and the F2s are still the 2021 ones, but that will be updated later. All the circuits of the season are present at the start.

The My Team mode continues to expand and allows you to manage all the details of your career as well as car customization, it is well done even if it is nothing new and if the solo mode allows you to play 10 seasons in a row, you can also choose not to care for your team if you want to drive more.

Test: F1 2022, a very special cuvée

But you still complain

Artificial intelligence has evolved, it is capable of creating safety car situations on its own and without your involvement, but this AI does not offer any pleasure in confrontations like another driver could. It can follow you side by side along a parabola without touching you and that’s fine, but it’s still basic and the main speaker of a race is you, nothing interesting happens without you.

The adaptive part in its adjustment works well on the other hand and allows to simplify the adjustment of the latter during the first races, after which we will adjust its challenge or even at the end. Come on, it still has a long way to go because it’s still not satisfying in single player mode, but at least it’s going in the right direction, thanks Codemasters.

The new My Life F1 / Ma Vie F1 mode is more amazing with its supercars to unlock, clothes, accessories, timer, drift (atrocious) with cars that look very clumsy between two F1 races and whose physical engine does not know well well what to do do it, it’s very dry. You can also customize the furniture in your lobby, we are still looking for the usefulness of this modality.

F1 2022 first year with EA successful

Support for VR headsets (not tested here), AI that has advanced, new cars, flawless production, no one who loves F1 will be very disappointed, the results are positive. There are still essential elements to progress successfully (AI, interest in solo mode).

EA’s arrival on the budget if it raises fears of the worst such as the abuse of microtransactions, which has not happened even if they are, may allow Codemasters to pass the sixth to finally conclude an episode that rises a real notch in only one year between two degrees.

The challenge is not simple, one year is short, meanwhile it is a good vintage that pleases.

He liked Caradisiac

  • The game is beautiful, fast and edgy on PS5, Xbox Series X and PC
  • The immersion is there and you need to sharpen your reflexes
  • The game comes out early in the season despite the new cars
  • The 2021 F2s will change to the 2022 version during the year (as in the previous episode)
  • Local split screen, to play two in front of the screen
  • AI is still moving in the right direction

Caradisiac didn’t like it

  • What do supercars do in an F1 game?
  • AI isn’t ready yet (soon?)
  • Useless F1 lifestyle
  • No F3 yet

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