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Formula 1® Comes to Real Racing 3 on November 26

November 25, 2019 GMT
Formula 1® Comes to Real Racing 3 on November 26
Formula 1® Comes to Real Racing 3 on November 26

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 25, 2019--

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) and Firemonkeys Studio today announced their new and first-time licensing partnership with Formula 1 ®. On November 26, Real Racing 3 will launch its newest update, bringing players an experience unlike anything that has been in-game ever before. Representing the first F1 content integration of its kind in the mobile gaming space, the update will include the following:

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“The partnership between EA Firemonkeys and Formula 1 is an incredibly exciting opportunity for our players to experience the next evolution of the game in a new and innovative way,” said Joe Donoghue, General Manager at EA Firemonkeys. “This collaboration means that fans of Formula 1 can for the first time ever access and play as their favorite Formula 1 teams and drivers in Real Racing 3.”

Launched in 2013 and boasting over 250 cars and 20 real-world locations, Real Racing 3 is the award-winning franchise that set a new standard for mobile racing games. With the inclusion of Formula 1 on November 26 – available on iOS and Android platforms – the EA Firemonkeys team will deliver the single most requested piece of content by Real Racing players, kickstarting the next phase of Real Racing: Motorsports.

Timed to coincide with the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX 2019 at the Yas Marina Circuit on December 1, the in-game integration of Formula 1 content will bring players not only fresh events and challenges, but also an upgraded gameplay experience. These changes include a Formula 1 hub, daily race, champion series, Grand Prix career special events and invitationals, in addition to a Formula 1 Academy designed to give new players an introduction to Real Racing 3 and the Formula 1 motorsport career.

Alongside the new F1 events, challenges and gameplay experiences coming to Real Racing 3, there will be a wide variety of additional content for players to enjoy, including a new original soundtrack by Australian producer Ryan Kurt.

Real Racing 3 is available for download* on the App Store and Google Play.

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*Network fees may apply. Includes in-app purchases.

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In fiscal year 2019, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.95 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Apex Legends™, The Sims™, Madden NFL, Need for Speed™, Titanfall™ and Plants vs. Zombies™. More information about EA is available at https://www.ea.com/news.

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