So I’ve been playing lots of F1 2018, on an XBox One S with a controller. So here’s my review of sorts.
The graphics are stupidly amazing, especially since you wiz by them before you can start to look, eaven down to stitching on the drivers gloves and stuff. I wish. Could say more, but I don’t have much else, they’re amazing, lest for a few trees on a few circuits that shouldn’t be there.
It’s good racing, I’ll get that out of the way, but it’s simply too hard. Now I get that it’s super realistic to F1, and I’m for that, then some, but I wish there was a “beganer mode” or something, because eaven with AI on 0/100, they are very aggressive, and putting down lap times that are hard to touch especially when you’re just getting a grasp for the controls. This game is not made for controllers, you really need a wheel to fully grasp this game. Now there’s a possibility I’m just bad, and I certainly don’t think I’m the best, but I have spent hours in this game over the break, and I played lots of Forza before this, so racing on the controller is hardly new to me, but as a console game unless you have a wheel you’re going to struggle and I have a hard time recommending it to those people, but the career is awesome. Most “career” modes just feel like the rest of the game but with saves, and some small additional content, but with interviews with media, and working with you’re team (Red Bull for life), it feels legitimately different from the rest of the game. But again, you really can’t just hop into career mode, you get absolutely smoked…
The online is good, rankings make it a rather fair playing field. The cars sound great. The menus are well payed out. I give it a 9/10 since it’s nothing amazing, but it’s certainly well rounded…
It’s a good game, but especially if you’re playing on a controller don’t expect to be good at it from the gate, but if you put some time in especially in time trials you can get good. One tip, try something more tame like a Williams Raceing, or Force India before you do the Mercedes and Ferrari’s, especially in career mode…
(These are screenshots of game clips, so quality is not as good as the game…)