Feral Interactive says F1 2012, the FORMULA ONE racing simulation game, is available now for the Mac.
Developed by Codemasters Birmingham and published by Codemasters for consoles and PC, F1 2012 is the follow-up to F1 2011 and the BAFTA Award-winning F1 2010. It is the first new Formula One game to appear on the Mac in over ten years.
Here’s how the game is described: “The official game of the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship™, F1 2012 features all the teams, drivers and circuits from the 2012 season. All 20 tracks are recreated in meticulous detail, including classics such as Circuit de Monaco, home of the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2012 and recent arrivals like the brand new Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, home of the 2012 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX.
“F1 2012 offers thrilling gameplay that, in an intense and extensive Career Mode, accurately simulates motorsports’ most demanding competition. Players get to pursue a Formula One career and battle the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel for the FIA Formula One Drivers’ WORLD Championship. They can also take on the role of race engineer as well as driver, fine-tuning their car set-ups according to the circuit, weather conditions and their own handling preferences. F1 2012 also supports split-screen and LAN multiplayer, as well as online multiplayer.
F1 2012 for the Mac retails in North America for US$49.99. It’s availble for direct download from http://www.feralinteractive.com/ and will be available from the Mac App Store and other Mac download stores shortly. A trailer can be found at http://www.youtube.com/user/feralinteractive.
Minimum system requirements call for a 2.0GHz Intel Mac with at least 4.0GB RAM, 512MB or better graphics card, and Mac OS 10.7.5 or later. The game does not support the following graphics cards: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, NVIDIA 7xxx series, NVIDIA 8xxx series, NVIDIA 9400, NVIDIA 320M, Intel HD3000 and Intel GMA series.