F1 22, EA updates layouts for Spain, Australia and Abu Dhabi

IT’S AT And Codemasters have announced that the new sim-racing of Formula 1out on 1/7/2022, will have all layout circuits updated to current versions. On the pages of EA SPORTS F1 a Hot Lap of the Circuit of Barcelona-Catalunya aboard the Alpine of the 2005 and 2006 world champion Fernando Alonso.

F1 22, all the updates of the Formula 1 circuits

In addition to the Spanish track, whose Grand Prix will be held this weekend, the circuit of Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina) and the circuit of Melbourne (Albert Park). The related changes are listed below.

Circuit of Catalonia

  • There curve 10 features the layout introduced in 2021, already featured in last year’s game. To be precise, the curve called La Caixa, has been expanded in output. This modification is very similar to the one used from 1991 to 2003;
  • The off-piste areas of the stretch from the curve 10 at the curve 14 have been updated according to the new safety standards;
  • Several have been added curbs along the entire circuit.

Albert Park circuit

The Albert Park circuit is the one that has undergone the most changes. The track has been completely remodeled thanks to the data LIDAR. The changes in detail are as follows:

  • The curves 1, 3, 6, 11, 12 And 13 they have been enlarged;
  • There chicane between curve 9 And curve 10 it has been eliminated to make the circuit faster;
  • There Pit Lane it is wider than 2 meters.

The changes made have made the Australian circuit the one with the most DRS areas. Now there are 4.

Yas Marina circuit

The United Arab Emirates circuit actually should have been present already in the 2021 game, but the update, much to the disappointment of users, never took place.

The changes that have taken place are the following:

  • There chicane before first straight it has been eliminated and the curve widened;
  • There chicane at the curve 9 it has been eliminated;
  • The sequence of sharp bends from the curve 11 at the 14 have been replaced by a single one hairpin much wider.

Recall that the versions Standard and Champions Edition of F1 22 are already pre-orderable. The game will be available from July 1, 2022 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S And PC.