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F1 2020 | Check Out Barcelona-Catalunya in New F1 2020 Video

gamer19

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I don't get why everyone is so excited. This game can be so much yet the developers haven't done anything that good.
Look again.
Can't see happy faces literally anywhere in this thread. :D

No one:
Codemasters: »Hey, check out Barcelona, one of the most boring tracks in the world!«
At least we know her so well. :D

But seriously... I've learned no track deserves bashing.
I used to love Valencia F1 harbour track. facepalm.
Imo, it's all about persistency. :D :geek:
 

Knoxstar

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I'm so sick of the negativity in these forums. It's an early peek. That's it.

I hope it is an excellent game and I'm sure the human beings are working hard on it to make it better than ever. I'm looking forward to Williams being more competitive, to the pink Mercedes and the new tracks that the real teams have yet to visit and we may be able to compete on before they do. :)
 

Navigator

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Looks nice, all correct advert signs.........but you just know when the game comes out, those are all going to say: "F1 2020" or "Codemasters" and such...........
 

hurricaneman

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Really? I was there for this year's tests and the last stands before the finish straight have been changed. They are no longer like that.
 

Richard Hessels

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Not being funny but the time, money, travel involved in laser scanning 20 circuits, some of which arent there all year round isnt possible in the time frame of development that they have. However the tracks are done for non laser scanned circuits they look good. People get too used to having laser scanned things then act like they're entitled to them.
Must be hard for codemasters to dump some money into laser-scanning all the tracks...this is probably the first time in 10 years they have actually updated their recycled handdrawn tracks.
A proper laserscan of a high profile track and it license can do anything between 50.000 till 100.00 euro. Do that times 20.
Many tracks are not available for scanning, only during GP's they look like they should.

Rather race an accurate "hand drawn" track than 10 years old laserscan (iracing).
 

Lady Oscar

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People get too used to having laser scanned things then act like they're entitled to them.
Of course people are entitled to have laser scanned tracks, they pay 60€ every year! ACC costs 40€ and it has all the tracks (minus one) laser scanned. Codemasters can't get even the kerbs right, it's a massive shame.
But I can see why they don't laser scan the tracks: why they should invest money and resources to do it if the physics of the game are trash?
 

F1Aussie

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I just don't understand who at codemasters stood up and said have you guys been watching all the F1 races, the sky constantly looks like it is foggy or hazy.:rolleyes:
I have not missed watching an F1 race since I first started watching in 1997.
It looks nothing like this stupid effect they have started doing. Only very rarely does it look like that and if so it is usually at China.
 

Pepega123

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A proper laserscan of a high profile track and it license can do anything between 50.000 till 100.00 euro. Do that times 20.
Many tracks are not available for scanning, only during GP's they look like they should.

Rather race an accurate "hand drawn" track than 10 years old laserscan (iracing).
Man, are you okay up there?
They have the F1 license, they have the license to all the tracks, 1 or 2 million dollars is nothing to Codemasters, hand drawn tracks are never accurate and never will be, even a 10 year old laserscan is more accurate.
 
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Leonardo Chaves

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I have to disagree. I think the track gets a bad reputation as "boring" because the F1 races there have been very boring...but I think that has more to do with the current nature of F1 cars than the track itself.

From a hotlapping perspective, I think the track is a lot of fun and a big challenge. I realize I'm risking trashing my (virtual) reputation for all eternity with what I'm about to say, but here goes anyways...from a pure driving experience, I don't think there is a big difference between this track and Spa. Note I didn't say "Spain is just as good as Spa!" No way, Spa is iconic and one of my all time favorite tracks...I just think don't think Barcelona deserves the "boring" label (at least not without qualifiers).
I used to like Barcelona when they had a fast final sector, races weren't great but it was ehxilarating to drive, then one day they introduced that stupid chicane under the excuse that it would help with overtaking at the end of the straight... it didn't work and now the track is bad both to race and to drive imo.