F1 Supervisor 2022 help ending after two months and followers are livid

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F1 Supervisor 2022 – nicely, that didn’t final lengthy (pic: Frontier)

Followers of F1 Supervisor 2022 are livid after the developer confirmed it’s to cease offering updates, in favour of a sequel.

Again in August, Jurassic World Evolution studio Frontier Developments launched F1 Supervisor 2022, a administration sim the place as a substitute of participating in Components One races your self, you place collectively and handle a crew of racers.

Though it was acquired pretty decently, it was not with out its fair proportion of bugs, which many assumed could be fastened with future updates.

Shockingly, nonetheless, the following replace may also be the final, because the studio has confirmed it’s already ending help for the sport, after solely two months.

A precise date hasn’t been given for this ultimate replace, which is alleged to incorporate a number of visible updates for the vehicles, amendments to incorrect Estimated Race Time calculations, and different unspecified optimisations.

Whereas the sport should still obtain minor patches down the road, they received’t be something that can meaningfully have an effect on the gameplay.

As for why Frontier Developments is asking it quits early, its group supervisor says that it’s to allow them to begin engaged on different initiatives, together with an F1 Supervisor sequel.

‘To make sure upcoming F1 Supervisor initiatives realise their potential and meet the expectations of each our crew and our group, the event crew’s focus should transfer absolutely onto initiatives past F1 Supervisor 2022, after this upcoming replace,’ explains a publish on the sport’s subreddit.

‘Ever since we began to kind the F1 Supervisor group, we’ve listened to and brought actions in your suggestions and opinions every time attainable – and that won’t be altering. Key reviews and requests round F1 Supervisor 2022 from the group which are but to be resolved will proceed to be prioritised as we create future iterations on this franchise.’

F1 Manager 2022 Formula One car racing gameplay

F1 Supervisor 2022 – what’s to cease the identical factor taking place with F1 Supervisor 2023? (pic: Frontier)

As the primary entry on this proposed collection, this isn’t a superb search for F1 Supervisor 2022, with gamers that gave the primary recreation an opportunity now understandably livid.

‘That is horrible! I remorse shopping for this recreation, and won’t purchase the following recreation,’ reads a remark from person Fettfjes, which has greater than 200 upvotes on the time of writing and several other replies from individuals saying the identical factor.

‘I can perceive that you just’re attempting to give attention to F1 Supervisor 2023 now to make it higher than 2022, however solely two months of updates? And the updates even cease earlier than the top of the F1 season? That’s tough,’ says Gruphius.

Some are assuming that, given the shortage of specifics, the ultimate replace received’t even deal with the extra obvious points.

Frontier has even stated it received’t be fixing an unlapping problem since it might ‘require vital gameplay alterations which are simply not inside scope for this recreation.’

‘So that you received’t repair something. Unlapping on security automobile, AI not utilizing Tempo mode, AI utilizing one engineer on analysis. Yeah. We wasted some huge cash for this recreation,’ says bronzechatop.

How Frontier’s future F1 administration video games will probably be dealt with is unclear. With its core, and area of interest, viewers unimpressed with the primary entry and swearing off any sequel it’s future just isn’t wanting too vibrant.


Within the wake of the backlash, Frontier has issued a brand new assertion on Reddit to handle the complaints, saying that there have been ‘crossed wires’ concerning the way forward for the sport.

‘To be crystal clear: we’ll proceed to help F1 Supervisor 2022, with a number of updates at present within the pipeline, centered on addressing a very powerful subjects raised by the group,’ it reads.

‘Yesterday’s publish was to clarify that the addition of any new vital gameplay options for F1 Supervisor 2022 requested by gamers wouldn’t be attainable, however this was not clear.’

This doesn’t appear to have achieved the trick, although, because it simply reads like a repeat of what was already stated. Maybe it’s meant to guarantee followers that the crew will proceed to handle bugs and different points, however they already stated they’d do this and nothing else appears to have modified.

F1 Supervisor 2022 is offered for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Sequence X/S, PlayStation 5, and PC.

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