To celebrate the first public showing the of F1 2011 on the PlayStation Vita, Codemasters has today released a trailer showing off the handheld version of the game in all its miniature glory.
The gameplay footage is captured from a work-in-progress version of the game, and reveals key features such as the two vs. two co-op mode and four player competitive racing. Currently in co-developed at Sumo Digital and Codemasters Birmingham, F1 2011 for PlayStation Vita is said to take advantage of the handheld’s unique capabilities and is “tuned” for racing on the go.
For more detailed information, check out the excerpt from the press release below:
F1 2011 for PlayStation Vita will feature all the official teams, drivers and circuits from the 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. Players can compete for motorsport’s ultimate prize across a full season, including practice and qualifying sessions, enter an individual GRAND PRIX or jump into Time Trial mode. An additional and extensive Challenge mode is perfect for portable play, with gamers completing a wide range of objectives including checkpoint, gate and overtaking challenges.
Players are also invited to compete on the go with a range of multiplayer modes. Gamers can race wheel-to-wheel in four player GRAND PRIX races, go head-to-head in Time Trials or team up with a friend in F1 2011’s two-on-two co-operative career mode. Multiplayer modes can be enjoyed online and via the PlayStation Vita’s WLAN connection. Gamers can tailor their experience across solo and multiplayer modes by adjusting race distance, tuning their car, choosing from a range of driving aids and selecting tyre, fuel and weather options.
So what do you think? Does that trailer tempt you to invest in the PlayStation Vita version of F1 2011 when it is released? Be sure to let us know.
F1 2011 for the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS currently does not have a release date. We expect one to be announced by Codemasters soon.