Why F1 sells gamers short

Why F1 sells gamers short

As the official Formula 1 game franchise releases the latest instalment of the series, GLENN FREEMAN explains why the sport continues to leave gamers shortchanged

Hot on the heels of two of the biggest gaming franchises of all time releasing their latest instalments, Formula 1 stepped up to the plate last week with its annual title hitting the shelves.

But in comparison to FIFA 14 and Grand Theft Auto V, it feels like F1 2013 from Codemasters is arriving with little fanfare or momentum, and it's the fault of the sport rather than the game developer.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?

AUTOSPORT+

from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just

39c