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‘F1 2016’ On Mac Set For Release On April 6

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F1 2016 will finally release on Mac this April 6
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F1 2016 is finally coming to the Mac and it is more refined as it utilizes Apple’s new graphics API, Metal. According to its developer, Feral Interactive, the game features extensive multiplayer game modes, where gamers can play with up to 21 rivals.

Players can pursue legendary status of up to ten back-to-back Formula One seasons. There is a new career mode, which Feral boasts is the most immersive and in-depth mode ever featured in the franchise. According to 9to5Mac, players would be pleased to know that they can go deeper into the game by creating a driver career that spans up to 10 seasons.

“It’s been three years since a new F1 game graced the Mac and a lot has happened since then,” said David Stephen, managing director of Feral. “F1 2016 is a massive step forward for the franchise, greatly improving upon the fastest and most thrilling on-track racing experience in gaming.”

To be able to install the F1 2016 game on your Mac, one should have at least a 2.8GHz Intel Core i5 processor. The Mac should also be running OS 10.12.4 on 8GB RAM and 2GB NVIDIA 680, AMD R9 280M, Intel Iris 540 or better. However to make it run smoothly, the recommended specs are: 3.3GHz Intel Core i7 processor running macOS 10.12.4, 16GB of RAM and 4GB AMD R9 395X or better.

The game will be selling for $59.99 in the Feral Store and Steam and $49.99 in the Apple Store. Players who plan to purchase the game should note that if they buy F1 2016 via the Apple Store, they can compete against other Mac users, while purchasing from Steam will allow them to compete against Windows users too.

F1 2016 is the official video game of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship. It is set for release on April 6. Stay tuned to TheBitbag for your daily Tech and Gaming fix.

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