F1 2021 Launch Trailer Gleams Like Real Life

July 11, 2021

Electronic Arts and Codemasters have today released the F1 2021 launch trailer ahead of the game’s launch next week.

The new trailer shows off parts of the story mode, crash physics, pit stops, and most importantly, the racing. This year F1 2021 introduces Braking Point, a new story mode that will have you rise through the ranks of F2 before signing with an F1 team to ultimately try and win the drivers and constructors championships. Read more about some of the F1 2021 features in our coverage here.

Watch the official F1 2021 launch trailer below:


It’s nearly time to start your F1® story. Pick up helmet, put on your driving gloves and celebrate with #F12021game’s launch trailer.

Every story has a beginning

Braking Point is F1 2021’s brand-new story mode. Start with one of five teams and rise from the ranks of F2 to the heights of F1.

Two-Player Career

Work together and play cooperatively or compete against each other with F1 2021’s two-player Career. Just like in F1 2020, two-player split-screen is back too, for those who want to challenge their rivals on the couch.

Real-Season Start

Jump into this season’s action at any point that has already occurred, with real-time driver and constructor standings.

Brand-new Driver Ratings

Compare and contrast F1 and F2 drivers based on experience, racecraft, awareness, pace and overall rating, including the seven iconic drivers that are in the digital Deluxe Edition. We revealed the full driver ratings for F1 2021 earlier this week – get the lowdown here.

More customisable than ever before

Both seasoned veterans and those new to the Formula 1 game will find more options than ever with Casual, Standard and Expert game modes designed to help create the perfect racing experience.

Join the new generation

For the first time, F1 2021 will be released on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5, alongside PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. Taking advantage of the next-generation hardware, you’ll enjoy a stunning graphical uplift, quicker loading times, improved force feedback, and a much more detailed damage model.

Read Rocket Chainsaw’s review of last year’s F1 2020 – A Shortened Season

F1 2021 launches on July 13 on PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam. Stay tuned to Rocket Chainsaw for a full review at the game’s launch. For more information, head to the official F1 2021 website.