F1® 2021

Electronic Arts Inc.
Available on
Released 16/07/2021
  • PS Plus required for online play
  • In-game purchases optional
  • Supports up to 22 online players with PS Plus
  • Online play optional
  • 1 - 2 players
  • PS5 Version
    Vibration function and trigger effect required
Game overview

Every story has a beginning.

Formula 1® racing returns to PlayStation with F1® 2021. Enjoy stunning new features including the thrilling story experience ‘Braking Point’, two-player Career, and get even closer to the grid with ‘Real-Season Start’. 

Immerse yourself in the greatest racing spectacle on the planet and race with the authentic lineup of twenty heroic drivers and ten iconic teams from the 2021 season.

Compete online with customizable liveries in social and ranked races, a new 'Quick Join' format, leagues and weekly events.

F2™, the ultimate training ground for F1®, is also included, with short, medium, or full season options and 2020 and 2021 season content.

F1® 23

Be the last to brake in EA Sports F1® 23, the official video game of the 2023 FIA Formula One World Championship™. 

Race wheel-to-wheel at new Las Vegas and Qatar circuits and earn rewards and upgrades in F1® World. New red flags add an authentic strategic element, and the 35% Race Distance feature delivers more action and excitement. 

Buy F1® 2021 on PlayStation Store

F1® 2021 key features

Braking Point

Go on an epic journey with 'Braking Point', a brand-new story mode. Rise from the ranks of Formula 2™ to a shot at stardom in the world of Formula 1®. Experience the lifestyle both on and off the track as you take your seat in the pinnacle of motorsport.

Two player career

Play through career mode with friends, either co-operatively or competitively. Each player has complete control over the assists so everyone can enjoy the game whether they’re a veteran or a newcomer to the series.

Real-Season Start mode

Jump into a season reflecting the real-world live standings. Take over at any point, drive the remaining races and try to be crowned World Champion.

F1® 2021 PS5TM features

  • Enhanced framerate - Every single moment counts during heart-pounding race action, and with up to 120 FPS1 available, you'll never miss a thing.
  • Haptic trigger feedback - Feel the car fighting back with haptic trigger feedback while accelerating and braking.
  • Ray-traced replays - Cinematic replays, broadcast shots and showrooms bring the world of F1® and F2TM to life with ray-traced lighting.
  • Improved load speeds - Reduce your down-time between races as F1® 2021 takes advantage of fast loading, using ultra-high speed SSD.
  • 3D Audio - With spatial diffraction and reflection2 you'll be able to hear the difference in the varied racing environments available across the 2021 season.

1. Requires a compatible TV or display, using HDMI 2.1 cable.
2. Requires compatible headphones.

Why you should play F1® 2021

"The dramatic single-player storyline, Braking Point, is a great addition to the series, and perfect for brushing up your passing skills - especially if you're used to sitting in pole position.

Customisable difficulty settings and driver aids mean newcomers can compete as well as seasoned pros, especially if you enjoy split-screen racing with friends and family.

The haptics and adaptive trigger features for DualSense controllers on PlayStation 5 also add a new dimension, delivering a next generation driving experience."

- PlayStation.com Editorial Team

F1® 2021 FAQ

Yes! You can play two-player split-screen in F1® 2021 and develop the next dream team - or rivalry - on your couch.

Returning modes include the popular F1® 2020 driver-manager mode 'My Team', as well as two-player split screen, esports integration and short season options for both F1® and F2™.

The full circuit line-up will be available in F1® 2021, with Portimao, Jeddah and Imola available as a free update after the initial launch.

The full team and driver roster from the FIA Formula One World Championship™ feature in F1® 2021. A further seven iconic F1® drivers for use in 'My Team' are also available Digital Deluxe Edition. 

The difficulty is entirely down to player preference. Turn all the driver assists off for a full simulation experience, or leave them on and focus on passing competitors with style. Whatever your skill level you'll be battling for the top spot on the podium against the finest drivers on the circuit.

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