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F1 22 update 1.6 adds new game mode and McLaren livery

Danyal Arabi
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F1 22 update 1.6 adds new game mode and McLaren livery

While the Formula 1 season for 2022 has come to an end, the racing action continues in Codemasters’ F1 22. The developers recently dropped a patch for the game that contained a brand-new game mode and a fresh livery for McLaren fans. This new limited-time game mode was a surprise drop and incorporates timed elimination into Formula 1. Here’s everything new in the update.

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F1 22 update 1.6 patch notes


The latest F1 22 update brings the following changes:

  • Elimination limited-time event is now available
  • Fixed an issue where players and AI could receive an incorrect DSQ in the race for not using multiple tyre compounds
  • Fixed an issue where tyre compound allocation options were not visible in in-progress career saves
  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to change tyre allocation in career weekends beyond the first weekend of the season
  • Replacement of Cem Bölükbasi with Tatiana Calderon to Charouz Racing System in F2 2022
  • Fixed an issue where F2 2022 vehicles were struggling to finish 50% races in Miami due to excessive fuel consumption
  • Addition of F2 2022 showroom stats and history
  • Fixed a crash on PS4 when loading into split-screen using two steering wheels
  • Fixed an issue in Spectator mode where cars would be seen hitting the rev limiter
  • Fixed an issue where, on certain cars, the DRS lights on the in-game steering wheels were not lighting up when entering DRS zones
  • Fixed an issue on the Mercedes car where part of a front wing appears attached after taking damage
  • Added McLaren ‘Future Mode’ livery
  • Updates and adjustments to Alpine livery colour
  • Fixed an issue on the Alfa Romeo car where the left mirror is incorrectly mapped with the wrong material
  • Fixed an issue where Mick Schumacher would not be wearing a helmet after switching teams in Career
  • Various Minor Fixes
  • General Stability Improvements

The biggest highlight of this update is undoubtedly the new Elimination mode. Players will be put into multiplayer lobbies and must fight their way up the grid to stay alive. Every 40 seconds, the player/AI in last place is eliminated and the last driver standing wins. The patch is currently available across all platforms.

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Danyal Arabi

Danyal Arabi

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Danyal Arabi is an Esports writer and Editor at The SportsRush. With a vested interest in computers since an early age he has managed to sink more than 4000 hours into CS: GO over the years. As a Deus Ex enjoyer and fan of the earlier Assassin's Creeds, narrative-driven games have taken much of his time. Being a 2D fighter enthusiast across franchises like Injustice, Mortal Kombat, and Street Fighter, a fair few controllers have been sacrificed in his pursuit to win. Apart from all things gaming, Danyal enjoys motorsport, bowling, and spending weekends with his pals over good food and banter.

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