Update: F1 2015 was released on Linux, but Feral Interactive has confirmed on their Facebook page that the Mac version is canceled. In the meantime, you can check out F1 2016, a racing game that did make it to the Mac!
Interestingly, F1 2016 will not be ported to Linux because F1 2015 sales were not high enough. Glad to see Codemasters hasn’t given up on the Mac yet.
Original story: This isn’t official yet, but it’s 100% certain that F1 2015 is coming to the Mac soon.
Indeed, this one was accidentally leaked, but there’s enough proof to confirm that F1 2015’s Mac version is coming soon and that Feral Interactive is the one behind it.
In fact, F1 2015 came into my radar many months ago when Mac and Linux ports were spotted on Steam’s Database. As I’ve said before, Steam leaks aren’t 100% accurate. Not all leaks are guaranteed to get an official release (ARMA 3 being the perfect example), but at least they are proof that a Mac version is in the works.
Well, fast forward to last week, when Feral Interactive actually revealed the game on their blog. GamingOnLinux spotted it and covered the news, but soon after, Feral removed the post. It said:
Get closer than ever before to the experience of racing in the world’s most glamorous, exciting and prestigious motorsport.
Prepare for qualifying with the F1 2015 minisite, where you’ll pick up trailers, screenshots, and details on the cross-platform online multiplayer between Mac, Linux and Windows.
Plus, we know Feral has a great relationship with the game’s developer Codemasters. Feral handled F1 2013’s and Grid: Autosports‘ Mac ports. But to be fair, F1 2014 never made it to the Mac…
In any case, F1 2013 was a great racing game and F1 2015 would be a welcome addition.
Are you a racing game fan? Will you be picking this one up?