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F1 2016 out August 19; here's some footage

F1 2016 re-introduces a career mode to Codemasters' long-running speedy car series, and the developer is making a fairly big deal of it, as detailed here. At the time, Codies hadn't revealed a release date for their game, but now they have. F1 2016 is out, yes in 2016: August 19 2016, to be precise.

Release date articles without any new info, images or videos are always a bit thin, so cheers to Codies for also releasing a couple of trailers showing off the game's new Baku street circuit, located, geography fans, in Azerbaijan. Here they are:

Who's that driving these virtual vehicles around virtual tracks? Why it's Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, and Renault Sport's Jolyon Palmer, who both drive actual F1 cars in real life.

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.