Are you a fan of Formula One racing? If you are and you own an Apple iOS device, then I think we have some news that could well be of interest to you. Jump Games — an international publisher of mobile entertainment applications — has just announced that the F1 2010 video game has recently come to the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
As noted in a recent article over at gamasutra.com, the iOS version of the F1 2010 game — which won a BAFTA Video Game Award for Best Sports Game — features all of the official drivers, teams and circuits, including the night race at Singapore. This means users can play as their favorite driver, picked from the official 12 teams, to race on the 19 official tracks.
The game will provide players with three different game modes: Party Play, Time Trial and Endurance. The Time Trial mode tasks players with achieving the fastest possible lap on the selected circuit. Users will see a ghost car driving ahead of them with a default completion time. Every time the user beats the lap time of the ghost car, it becomes the next time to beat.
Endurance mode is simply an extension of the time trial mode, where players will have to check their consistency of speed throughout the chosen amount of laps, with the player’s average time being registered. Party Play on the other hand is a multiplayer mode, which will enable players to compete against up to 4 of their friends using the same device.
Gamers control all the race action using just 3 simple controls, as well as innovative sliding acceleration. The F1 2010 GAME also offers customizable driving configuration, so gamers of any experience can simply pick it up and play. It also offers social elements with the integrated Open Feint and Game Center leaderboards.
This of course enables gamers to submit their best endurance and lap times onto the global leaderboard, as they aim to reach the top. The F1 2010 GAME will also enable players to share their game achievements with friends and family on popular social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. You can view the game in action on an iPad over on the YouTube website.
The game is available to download from the Apple App Store now for $2.99. However, as noted over on the itunes.apple.com website, the app does require your device to be running iOS 4.0 or above. Will you be downloading the F1 2010 game?