The official FORMULA ONE™ game returns with new circuits, split-screen and co-op Championship modes plus all the cars and stars from the 2011 season. Debut ahead of the drivers at India’s Buddh International Circuit, race the iconic Nürburgring circuit for the first time in High Definition and take on Abu Dhabi with a spectacular new day...
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Release Date: Sep 19, 2011

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The official FORMULA ONE™ game returns with new circuits, split-screen and co-op Championship modes plus all the cars and stars from the 2011 season. Debut ahead of the drivers at India’s Buddh International Circuit, race the iconic Nürburgring circuit for the first time in High Definition and take on Abu Dhabi with a spectacular new day night transition. Use KERS and DRS to blast past rivals and race wheel-to-wheel against Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel. Go from Rookie to 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE DRIVERS’ WORLD CHAMPION in career mode, set your best lap in Time Attack or test yourself online against 16 players plus 8 AI to simulate a full 24 car grid. Off track, become immersed in the world’s most glamorous sport with enhanced media interaction, expanded Paddock, new Parc Ferme area and celebration animations. F1 2011™ - be the driver, live the life – go compete!

Key Features

  • The sequel to the BAFTA award winning 2millon+ seller F1 2010™
  • Go compete in split-screen, co-op Championships and online against 16 players plus 8 AI to simulate full 24 car grids
  • Features all the stars, cars and circuits from the 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™
  • Debut ahead of the drivers at India’s Buddh circuit and take on the Nürburgring for the first time in High Definition in a FORMULA ONE game
  • Use KERS and DRS for new attack and defence options – blast past rivals and defend your line
  • Be the Drive, live the life – new Parc Ferme area, enhanced media interactions, new celebrations and more immerse you in the world’s most exciting sport.
  • Race wheel-to-wheel with stars like Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso
  • Go from Rookie to 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE DRIVERS’ WORLD CHAMPION in career mode or take on quick fire modes including Time Attack.
  • Features new Pirelli tires, flashback and new authentic engine damage

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.4Ghz or AMD Athlon X2 5400+
    • Memory: 2GB Ram
    • Graphics: GeForce 7800/Radeon X1800 or higher
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive:12.5 GB HD space
    • Sound: DirectX Compatible Soundcard or onboard audio
    • Other Requirements: Online play requires log-in to Games For Windows - Live. Click here for a list of countries/regions with service.
    Network Requirements:
    • Broadband internet connection required (512kbps+ recommended)
    • TCP/IP Network
    Supported Graphics Cards:
    • ATI Radeon x1800, x1900, x1950, HD2400, HD2600, HD2900, HD3XXX Series, HD4XXX Series, HD5XXX Series, HD6XXX Series
    • NVIDIA Geforce 7800, 7900, 7950, 7950Gx2, 8400, 8600, 8800, 9600, 9800, 9800Gx2, GeForce 210, GT220, GTS250, GTX2XX Series, GTX4XX Series, GTX5XX Series
    • Not compatible with all integrated sound/graphics solutions (inc. laptops).
    Recommended for DX11:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 or AMD Phenom II x4
    • Memory:4GB Ram GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX460 or ATI Radeon HD 5850
    • DirectX®: 11
    • Hard Drive:12.5 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX Compatible Soundcard or onboard audio
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Youssef
( 17.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
DO NOT BUY THIS GAME !
can't believe it, i've bought this game when i've WIN 7 and now after i installed WIN 10 i discover that this game does not run on it.
the developpers seems there are not interested to make a patch, shame on you !
THIS GAME SHOUD NOT BE ON THE STORE ! i want my money back !
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Chumbuster
( 39.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 26
Best F1 Game you will find on pc. Better than the later 2013, 14, 15

F1 2010, which was the best F1 game i had ever played

2011 is slightly better. Physics/car handling feel more deep, more realistic.
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paulnusca2
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 9
HI DEVELOPERS OF F1 2011. I HAVE NO SOUND ON MY GAME. PLEASE HELP ME TO FIX THIS PROBLEM . THANKS FOR READING MY COMPLAINT. GREATINGS PAUL....
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[GoT]Argos
( 37.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 3
This game does not support windows 10.

No longer playable due to Games For Windows shut down.
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f1ben1000
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: March 31
It doesn't load when i click it . it comes up saying f1 2011 failed to start
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★ Leonardo ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ★
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: March 23
Carregamento do jogo demora muito... Ja no jogo F1 2012, 2013, 2014 e 2015 demora nem 5 seg e vc ja esta jogando...
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jacky
( 5.6 hrs on record )
Posted: March 17
This game does NOT SUPPORT WINDOWS 10. Do not buy if u are on WINDOWS 10
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Mono
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: December 7, 2015
I got this to run once just after I bought it. Now Games for Windows Live error stops it launching. I doubt there will ever be a fix, I've tried all the hacks suggested in forums. Shouldn't be on sale
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mishØ
( 19.4 hrs on record )
Posted: September 23, 2015
Nice game ;)
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Dave R
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: September 9, 2015
Hands down the best of the F1 Series from Codemasters. Career mode is tops as are car handling and driving experience. The game feels very immersive which is a feeling 2015 is lacking.
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AMURR
( 52.8 hrs on record )
Posted: August 19, 2015
This game has greatly imporved from F1 2010. The games graphics is worlds away from the previous generation, the physics are top-notch, and having diffrent steering wheels for each team really makes a diffrence. The only thing about the game that sucks is Games For Windows Live. it gives everyones greif. If you are a huge fan of F1 and/or Motorsport this is a game for you. if you have no clue what DRS and KERS mean then stay away and go play Need for speed!

Amazing game Codemasters!
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jasonholley25
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: August 13, 2015
not worked since the day i brought it im gunna try it now on windows 10 see if it makes a difference
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KingWizard2003
( 14.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28, 2015
play for 3 hours doenst work anymore
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Caboose1835
( 31.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27, 2015
If you like the realism and the thrill of being in a Formula 1 car, driving around the worl famous tracks around the world, this is the game for you. Definitely best played with a wheel and pedals. It will take some time getting used to all the settings and the tuning options, however the community for the F1 series is great. ask away at any forum and theyll be glad to help you start putting in laps.
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( 16.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 21, 2015
Best game ever!
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dwgamingadv
( 5.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 21, 2015
This game is just simply amazing to play with. Great simulation and awesome gameplay.
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Kal
( 20.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19, 2015
A nice update to F1 2010; this game introduced the Ego game engineV 1.5 which would also be used for F1 2012. There are quite a few other improvements and chnages also. The most noticeable for me is the handling model which I prefer over 2010 where cars would understeer and if they did snap oversteer there was no hope of catching them. The feel of the car is better in 2011 and it is possible to hold or correct slides. The new engine also bring graphival improvements and overall the game looks very nice running in ultra settings. In 2015 though some cut scenes seems a little dated. 2011 also bring DRS and KERS into the game; which will ensure as a driver you will be very busy at all times on any given circuit. I thoroughly enjoy this series of games; there is enough depth here and accesibilty for casuals and hardcore F1 fans alike. If you are a casual racing gamer tholugh you may prefer to look at the later releases in the series.
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Pablo NO!
( 8.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15, 2015
Do not buy this game it has game for windows live which is the most unbearable rage inducing ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t you will ever use. i use to play this game a year back with a windows account i spent about 2 days trying to sort out. i went on today wanting to play the old game i quite enjoyed and guess what the account was terminated due to unactivity! WTF!!!!!
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AlexK98
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: February 15, 2015
Personally, I find the statistics shown for the current course you are on better than what it has been before, when you have a black screen with the loading Icon. Though for me, the real issue is when you are driving out of the pit lane, the game crashes. Even on the first practice session. This sadly happens throughout all the game modes.
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#TheCondomStratOfDota
( 11.9 hrs on record )
Posted: February 1, 2015
Who ever made this game, Kill yourself. -10B/+1b
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49 of 62 people (79%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 17
This game does NOT SUPPORT WINDOWS 10. Do not buy if u are on WINDOWS 10
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
37.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 3
This game does not support windows 10.

No longer playable due to Games For Windows shut down.
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16 of 22 people (73%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2015
I got this to run once just after I bought it. Now Games for Windows Live error stops it launching. I doubt there will ever be a fix, I've tried all the hacks suggested in forums. Shouldn't be on sale
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23 of 27 people (85%) found this review helpful
Recommended
208.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 6, 2014
Over 200 fun filled hours with this game but no longer playable sue to Games For Windows shut down so no save games will work, you can no longer do any more than a single race. Very sad that no fix has been put in place for this.

Still the best games in the series.
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2013
Simulation racers have always been a double edged sword for me, some are good, some are bad but most I have come to hate. Every once in a while though a game comes along that changes your entire preconceived notion of the genre; F1 2011 is one of those games. F1 2011 is the sequel to the hit F1 2010, and while this game was a hit it suffered from a shoddy console port and early release to meet console schedules which resulted in game breaking bugs. The biggest question a person could ask is does 2011 suffer from any of the same problems that 2010 did or have they been remedied? The easiest way to put it, yes the bugs have been worked out.

Breaking into F1 2011 is quite a simple and enjoyable experience; with everything from an intuitive menu system to detailed stats located throughout. It's one of those games that is focused on the theatrics and immersion to keep you engaged all the way from menu to race and works quite well. There are several modes to choose from ranging from Career, Grand Prix, Multiplayer and Proving Grounds. The Career takes you across the entire 2011 Formula One race circuit with the choice of picking from one of twelve teams and twenty four drivers. This is by far one of the most well setup careers for a racing game I have seen in a long time and as you progress you actually feel as if you are moving up in the ranks. With leveling, challenges, practice, long qualifying and races you can make anywhere from 3 to nearly 75 laps; you will never find yourself looking for something to do.

Grand Prix is very similar to the career but more of an arcade mode. You can just jump in, pick a car and select a line-up of tracks that you want to do rather than the linear career which is locked down to the real 2011 race season. This is a good way to get a feel for all the tracks and cars prior to actually dedicating yourself to the career. Multiplayer is fully customizable with so many options and things to do it's impossible to list without droning on. They really went all out on this with three modes to partake in multiplayer, Online, Splitscreen and LAN. The final mode is Proving Grounds which has two individual modes within it, Time Trials and Time Attack. Time Trials is a basic trial mode where you pick a track and try to get the best lap times you possibly can while facing off against a ghost car of your previous best times. Time Attack works similar to this but pits you against set times to beat and attain gold, silver or bronze metals as a reward for refining your driving abilities and beating times.

This is the product of a console port that did everything correctly. No bugs that I could find, fluid motion, fairly high detailed environments and a driving experience that will leave you wanting more and more. Making your way through the career will leave you with a sense accomplishment as you have to work for your position in the poles. Dynamic difficulty is very apparent as you complete races; it seems as if with every win the competition gets harder and harder to keep you on your toes. If you are looking to create a car suited to your specific wants and needs there is no shortage of customization for this. You can choose specific tires for the event, a variable scale from wet to dry for your top speed and down-force; then tweak all aspects of the car individually so you will have the perfect race winning machine.

All of the menus in the game and ways you select things heighten the overall immersion into it. Things flow with a natural pace and easy to understand parameters for selections which never confuse you into doing something you don't want to do. Before, during and after races you are granted a true Formula One experience which includes interviews, reading mail you have received, or hanging out in your trailer watching the world of activity taking place outside. For the most part the environments are stunning, there will be moments of photo realism which cannot even be put into words but this is a contrast to the things which are also not very convincing like low texture quality on certain things. With 19 locations spanning all across the globe the amount of sights to take in is massive. Tracks are designed to exact specifications just as if they are real and the weather effects are something out of this world.

Taking part in a race in the rain versus a clear and dry day is a night and day difference. Not only will the world around you look more real and convincing but so will the race. The amount of tension you get from taking corners in the rain is breath taking. Watching the spray from it as it flies off of the car’s tires is something else and the visual effects accomplished through the use of DirectX 11 technology is out of this world. To put it mildly the game is beautiful but just as expected from a console port it does exhibit some drawbacks to overall visual quality due to limitations of 6 year old consoles.

Multiplayer is a testament to how much love and care was devoted to this game, it works great for international play, has a nice learning curve for playing with actual humans and some fantastic modes. You can go head to head with friends, play actual races with a full roster, do co-op or even split screen for those limited to playing at home. They really pulled out all the stops for this and give you multiplayer gaming just as you would want and need, nothing was spared here.

If you are looking for a realistic Formula One experience this is as close as you will get to taking a trip to Monaco and watching a race first hand. The sound of the engines, tires screeching, crowds cheering and cars that handle like they are on rails. This game is a true testament to those who have a huge passion for racing and for games. I don't know how I can put it plainly enough but everything just works! This is without a doubt the most well rounded racing title I can think of, you would be absolutely out of your mind to not check this out and for those missing out on it; what a shame.
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
60.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 26, 2014
Great racing game spent many hours on this and imo it is far superior to F1 2012. Takes a lot of skill to master but is so rewarding once you do. A helpful tip - the game takes on a new level of awesome when you use a steering wheel and pedals
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26 of 41 people (63%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 23, 2014
The main intrigue of F1 2011 was clear in advance — what of numerous shortcomings of the crude predecessor will manage to correct this time? On a choice were offered graphics (too gloomy for such glamourous sport), physics (tram), artificial intelligence of rivals (together with a cursor it was copied from DiRT and GRID not familiar with the world of "Formula One"), repetitions of races (even it is close not similar to the telepicture) and all intra game menus (annoyingly slow). Effect of freshness which last year's game (F1 2010 knocked down I was the official simulator of "Formula One" first for much years) this time any more won't work therefore as some are expressed not nice Russian партократы, "the turn of policy of real affairs" came. (This my opinion and it can not coincide with yours).
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
180.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 6, 2012
Fantastic F1 game but unfortunately buggy and Codemasters won't release more patches. So my recommendation is to buy newer game of Codemasters F1 series, which hopefully doesn't have as annoying bugs as this one.


Grade: 7/10

Without bugs grade would have been 8 or 9
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
39.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2013
Good with a pad but truly epic with a good wheel. Great racing, and it's faster than the real thing
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
484.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 30, 2012
The Beauty and the Beast!.
When it works, it's the closer emulation of F1 you will find and, gives a LOT OF FUN to F1 fans.
The hell is that, from time to time, the game doesn't starts or, you loose the configuration of your wheel, EVEN IN THE MIDDLE OF A RACE!!!!.
The worst thing is that Codemaster's people doesn't seem very entusiastics on releasing fixes for the serious bugs that this game has from time to time.
So, when it works, 100% recommendable.
When it doesn't works... can I burn Codemaster's headquarter?
The part of this game I really hate is competition in pro or legend mode. THAT'S PURE CHEAT!!!.
It doesn't matter what I do, I always classify the 18th and, my team mate the 17th.
I can win lot of positions during the few first curves but then, cars start to push me out of the track or, the car oversteers or understeer, until I go back to postion 18th or just a position before my team mate.
CHEAT CHEAT CHEAT
I hope future versions are fair on this, because it's really annoying.
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18 of 33 people (55%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2014
This game was ruined by Microsoft. I bought it bc I was thinking my computer would be more likely to run this version than one of the newer ones. They made me sign up for a Microsoft account as well as an xbox account before telling me to go screw myself. Will not let me sign in and the greedy ducks who made this game will not let you save unless you sign in. Luckily I bought it on sale but I still feel cheated for paying any amount of money for this garbage.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 13, 2012
This game is DIFFICULT. Do not dive in unless you really want your skills tested. Why is it difficult? Because I suppose driving an actual F1 car isn't easy.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
40.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 27, 2013
Solid game in the F1 series. Fun to play around with.
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12 of 23 people (52%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 15, 2015
Do not buy this game it has game for windows live which is the most unbearable rage inducing ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t you will ever use. i use to play this game a year back with a windows account i spent about 2 days trying to sort out. i went on today wanting to play the old game i quite enjoyed and guess what the account was terminated due to unactivity! WTF!!!!!
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5 of 10 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
22.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 24, 2014
It's a very good game, online playing with friends, but any longer than 20 laps on the single player race, and get a bit boring with out tire and fuel simulation on
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
303.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 20, 2011
o 2010 foi ótimo, esse vai ser peerfeito ;D
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
39.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 25, 2011
Neeeeeooooooowwww!!!
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 13, 2015
not worked since the day i brought it im gunna try it now on windows 10 see if it makes a difference
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2011
ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM
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