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DANIEL RICCIARDO DESIGNED IN-GAME ITEMS REVEALED IN THE LATEST F1 ® 2021 ‘AFTER THE APEX’ EPISODE

George Russell Designed Items Also Available in Podium Pass Series 3
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Watch ‘After the Apex’ Episode Three Here
 

Redwood City, Calif. – November 17, 2021 – Codemasters® and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today revealed new in-game items designed by McLaren Formula 1® driver, Daniel Ricciardo, for F1® 2021’s My Team and online modes. In the latest episode of After the Apex, Daniel takes on the role of a Creative Director, designing an exclusive race suit, helmet and car livery available in-game from today.
 

Featuring in the Podium Pass* free tier, all F1® 2021 players can unlock the content through XP by playing various game modes and challenges. Williams’ George Russell has also designed a set of in-game items for Series 3’s 30 tiers of additional content.
 

“We thoroughly enjoyed working with Daniel and watching his creativity come to life,” said Paul Jeal, F1® Senior Franchise Director at Codemasters. “Our players will also be able to unlock items designed by George Russell from today, and I'm sure there will be a race to show them off online."
 

F1® 2021, the official game of the FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, boasts several new features, including the thrilling new story mode, ‘Braking Point’, an expanded Career mode enabling two players to come together and race, and Real-Season Start with the option to jump into the championship at any point that has already occurred, adopting the real-time driver and constructor standings.
 

For F1® 2021 news, follow Formula 1 game website and social channels on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.
 

* Items available as part of Podium Pass Series 3, which runs November 17 through January 12, 2022

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.
 

In fiscal year 2021, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $5.6 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Apex Legends™, The Sims™, Madden NFL, Need for Speed™, Titanfall™, Plants vs. Zombies™ and F1™. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.
 

EA SPORTS, Ultimate Team, Battlefield, Need for Speed, Apex Legends, The Sims, Titanfall and Plants vs. Zombies are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. John Madden, NFL, FIFA and F1 are the property of their respective owners and used with permission.
 

About Codemasters

Codemasters is an award-winning British video game developer with over 30 years of heritage. The company specialises in high-quality racing games including DiRT, GRID, Project CARS, and the BAFTA award-winning official F1® series of videogames.

For more information on Codemasters’ product portfolio, please visit www.codemasters.com. Join in the conversation with @codemasters on Twitter or Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/codemasters.

Codemasters is an Electronic Arts studio (NASDAQ: EA)

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