F1 23 Offers Free Vegas GP Play and Celebrity Matchups.
- F1 23 holding free to play event from November 16-20 to celebrate Las Vegas GP
- Max Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo, Anthony Joshua joining activities
- Players can race on Vegas circuit, unlock themed rewards, challenge lap records
- Celebrity esports competition taking place at Las Vegas’ HyperX Arena
- Game updated with new story mode chapter, handling improvements, F1 World mode
The latest Formula 1 video game F1 23 is gearing up for the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix with a free to play event packed with celebrity appearances and virtual Vegas-themed festivities.
From November 16th through the 20th, players on PlayStation, Xbox and PC can try out F1 23 at no cost. The trial includes access to the brand new Las Vegas city circuit added to celebrate the real-life race happening that weekend.
A star-studded esports competition at Las Vegas’ HyperX Arena on November 15th will kick off the celebrations. Competitors from sports, gaming and entertainment will face off in the video game ahead of the real Las Vegas GP.
Confirmed to be participating are F1 racer Daniel Ricciardo, reigning world champion Max Verstappen and British Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua.
In a promotional video, Ricciardo test drives the virtual Vegas strip and Verstappen guides Joshua through the circuit in the racing title. More celebrity names will be revealed soon.
In-Game Events and Rewards
Within F1 23, players can take part in new contests like a challenge against Charles Leclerc’s fastest laptime and a scenario with Lewis Hamilton.
Special Las Vegas GP-themed cosmetic rewards will be up for grabs by logging in daily during the free trial. A classic Ferrari livery paying homage to F1’s history in America can also be obtained.
For those who enjoy the free play event and purchase the full game, all progress will carry over. Discounted pricing promotions will be available too.
Story Mode and Gameplay Enhancements
The latest entries acclaimed Braking Point story mode expands with a new chapter based on the 2022 and 2023 F1 seasons. Players experience the drama on and off the track across 17 episodes.
Physics and handling receive tweaks to increase realism, while controller improvements make gameplay more responsive, especially on street tracks.
The arcade-focused Formula 1 World mode replaces last year’s F1 Life with quick access to online racing and custom events.
Overall the latest entry in the series continues building on the franchise’s recent strides in presentation and authenticity. The free Vegas GP trial gives everyone the chance to see the latest improvements firsthand.
Full Details on F1 23 Free Play Event
- November 16-20 on PlayStation, Xbox and PC
- Test drive the Las Vegas city circuit
- Special challenges and themed rewards
- Discounted pricing on full game
- Crossplay between platforms
- Progress carries over after purchasing
Whether a newcomer or longtime fan, the free preview offers the perfect opportunity to get caught up in the glitz and glamour of the racing title’s newest circuit through exciting virtual events.
Source – Formula1.com
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