Crossplay would not be included in F1 22 until after launch, as we previously knew, and Codemasters reassured gamers who were looking forward to this feature by stating that it would be formally unveiled in August.
Therefore, there is currently no specific launch date, but work on implementing crossplay appears to be doing well, and Codemasters is excited about the concept of uniting gamers on PC and consoles.
“Our gamers can compete against one another in crossplay to see who is the best rider across all platforms. Additionally, crossplay enables us to better match riders so they may compete against others of comparable skill sets, “Lee Mather, a senior creative director, noted.
A contractor in Ukraine is managing the function for U.K.-based Codemasters, which had planned for cross-platform multiplayer to be a launch feature when F1 22 entered the market on July 1. The F1 gaming community has long called for cross-platform multiplayer, and Codemasters just included it in Grid Legends and Dirt 5, two of its most recent non-F1 titles.
The announcement on Thursday gave players the reassurance that crossplay could be turned off for individuals who wanted to compete only against other members of the same device family.
Overall, Codemasters anticipates that cross-platform multiplayer will considerably enhance online multiplayer matchmaking, ensuring that drivers are more frequently matched with players of comparable quality.
Bringing Formula One fan and friends who own the game on a different console family together, should also improve the Two-Player Career, which debuted in 2021.
Cross-play will be tested ahead of the official launch during two F1 22 free weekends, which will take place August 5-7 and August 12-14. There will be two modes available for testing in these two situations.
In addition to matchmaking, you have the ability to design your own session and invite friends to play with you on other platforms.