EA presents an incredible Free to Play weekend for F1 23 to celebrate the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, with a host of stars involved in the activities, including Max Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo and British boxing champion Anthony Joshua.
F1 23 has upped the ante and prepared a series of activities and challenges in and out of the game for fans to enjoy. Players will be able to lay tires on the famous Las Vegas Strip, challenge Charles Leclerc’s fastest lap, unlock new Vegas-themed rewards and much more.
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AlphaTauri’s Ricciardo, EA Sports Ambassador Verstappen and Joshua will join the party and take to the boulevard in F1 23.
From November 16 to 20, gamers around the world will have the opportunity to experience the dazzling Las Vegas Grand Prix circuit and play F1 23 for free on Playstation 4 and Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series PC (Steam).
New players looking to purchase the game can also check out special promotions of up to 60% off the regular retail price from retailers on the platform during these dates. All in-game progress and unlocked content would be saved during the trial.
To further add to the excitement, EA Sports will host a prestigious event at the HyperX Arena in Las Vegas. The event will see worlds collide as big names from sports, gaming and beyond come together to celebrate Las Vegas Grand Prix weekend.
You can also tune in to the official F1 YouTube channel on November 15 at 1 p.m. PT to watch. The full list of athletes will be announced on November 13 on F1 23 social media.
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Daniel Ricciardo shared his excitement ahead of the race and set the scene in a new video covering his first look at the new American circuit. On November 17, fans will also get a glimpse of how Verstappen is preparing for the new circuit as the three-time world champion takes boxing superstar Joshua to the streets of Vegas in F1 23.
“Las Vegas is an iconic location spanning one of the most famous stretches of tarmac in the world,” said Lee Mather, Senior Creative Director at Codemasters. “I loved seeing the team build such a wonderful virtual recreation of the vibration and energy of the Strip.
“We were honored to introduce this new circuit to F1 23 for players around the world to enjoy ahead of the real-world Grand Prix, and we hope everyone has as much fun as Daniel Ricciardo when they take on Sin City in the game this week”.
The celebrations in F1 23 will begin before the weekend for those who want to race on the boulevard. From November 14 to 20, the game will feature several in-game events, including a new Las Vegas “Pro Challenge” with Charles Leclerc and an “F1 World” scenario event with Lewis Hamilton.
EA Sports will also offer a multitude of free in-game items, developed in partnership with the Las Vegas Grand Prix. To obtain them, players will need to log into the game daily from November 16-18 and check their inbox.
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Additionally, from November 20 to December 11, players will be able to experience the thrill of driving the recently revealed Ferrari Golden Era car livery, paying homage to the first “golden age” of Formula 1 in America.
You can join the Formula 1 celebrations and spectacle in Las Vegas with a full list of all the activities and experiences happening at F1 23 available here.