F1 2009™ SPEEDS ONTO SHELVES WITH TWO NEW GAMEPLAY VIDEOS

Thursday 19th November/... To celebrate the release of F1 2009 Codemasters® has today released two brand new videos highlighting the exhilarating and accessible race gameplay on Wii™ and PSP® (Playstation®Portable). Featuring thrilling wheel-to-wheel racing on iconic circuits, the videos can be viewed on the F1 2009 website - www.formula1-game.com.

F1 2009 on Wii and PSP is now available in the USA and Europe and will race onto UK streets on Friday 20th November. The PSP edition of F1 2009 will also be available as a download from the PlayStation® Store at launch.

The official game of the 2009 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, F1 2009 features all of the drivers, teams and circuits from the sensational 2009 season. With a variety of game modes, including full race weekends, time trials, seasons, challenges and three season career, F1 2009 is perfect for quick fire gaming or extended race sessions. All modes are available in multiplayer with the Wii edition supporting two player split screen and F1 2009 on PSP delivering ad hoc Wi-Fi racing for up to four players.

Speed to www.formula1-game.com to see the new video and get the latest screens and updates on the official game of FORMULA ONE™.

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Andy Gray, Communications Manager

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