Codemasters Releases Final Patch for F1 2016

F1 2016 5 February 2, 2017 by

With the start of the 2017 Formula 1 season a little over a month away, Codemasters has finished the post-game development on its latest official Formula 1 video game with a small but important patch.

Patch 1.08 address a major qualm players were having with the game—tire wear being incorrectly replicated after a pit stop. With both pit stops and the degradation of the tires being major aspects of Formula 1 from a strategic point of view, this bug was understandably irking many players and ruining some races.

The patch was initially released in beta form to PC players via Steam. This smart strategy helped Codemasters gather feedback on the patch before it was rolled out to all platforms.

Released back in August of last year, F1 2016 is generally regarded as Codemasters’ most successful F1 game to date. The return of a full Career mode, the re-inclusion of the Safety Car and general improvements to the handling model left players largely satisfied with the title.

Critically, F1 2016 is the most well-received entry in the series since Codemasters gained exclusive rights to the sport in 2009. The PC version of F1 2016 is rated 86 out of a possible 100 on cumulative review site Metacritic.

You can read the full forum post detailing the 1.08 patch here.

F1 2016 is currently available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (Steam).

More Posts On...

F1 2017 Update 1.11 Now Available, Addresses "Teammate" Bug

F1 2017 0 Dec 11, 2017 by Brendan Rorrison

F1 2017 1.10 Update Available on PC and PS4, Addresses Safety Car Issues

F1 2017 1 Nov 1, 2017 by Michael Leary

Watch Live: F1 2017 Esports World Series Championship Semi-Final

Esports 2 Oct 10, 2017 by Michael Leary

F1 2017 "Sports Update" Brings New Liveries, Spectator Mode and More

F1 2017 4 Oct 10, 2017 by Michael Leary

F1 2017 Tips and Tricks

F1 2017 6 Sep 15, 2017 by Calvin Kirstein

F1 2017 Patch 1.6 Released on PC, Consoles to Follow

F1 2017 7 Sep 6, 2017 by Michael Leary

F1 2017 PC Gameplay Videos: Renault R26 and Williams FW18

F1 2017 10 Aug 28, 2017 by Michael Leary

Even If You Aren't a Formula 1 Fan, Is F1 2017 Worth Your Time?

F1 2017 12 Aug 25, 2017 by Joe Donaldson