Feral Interactive announced today that F1 2016 will be released for Mac on April 6th, powered by Apple’s new graphics API, Metal.
F1 2016, the official video game of the 2016 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, takes players deeper into the world’s most glamorous, exciting and prestigious motorsport, both on and off the track.
An all-new career mode sits at the heart of the game, allowing players to create their own legend over a lifetime in the sport that can span up to a massive ten seasons.
“It’s been three years since a new F1 game graced the Mac and a lot has happened since then!”, said David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral Interactive. “F1 2016 is a massive step forward for the franchise, greatly improving upon the fastest and most thrilling on-track racing experience in gaming.”
F1 2016 features extensive online multiplayer, allowing players to compete against up to 21 rivals on any of the 21 GRAND PRIX circuits. On Steam, multiplayer is cross-platform between Mac and Windows. On the Mac App Store, multiplayer is Mac-Mac and supported by Feral’s multiplayer matching service, Calico.
Here is the F1 2016 Announcement Trailer:
On the Mac App Store, F1 2016 will be available for $49.99 / £48.99 / €49.99.
The minimum system requirements for F1 2016 are a 2.8Ghz Intel Core i5 processor running macOS 10.12.4, 8GB of RAM and a 2GB NVIDIA 680, AMD R9 280M, Intel Iris 540 or better. The recommended system requirements are a 3.3GHz Intel Core i7 processor running macOS 10.12.4, 16GB of RAM and a 4GB AMD R9 395X or better.