F1 23 will still release on PS4 and Xbox One

Thomas Harrison-Lord
The sign-ups for an upcoming Beta test has revealed that Electronic Arts is looking for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners to take part.
EA Sports F1 23 Closed Beta applications now open

Breaking news, EA SPORTS F1 23 is set for a release on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

No, clicking on the Traxion.GG website hasn’t accidentally triggered a time machine that’s taken you back to 2013.

F1 22 George Russell
Last year’s EA SPORTS F1 22 also straddled console generations

Instead, this is confirmation that the next official Formula 1 video game is poised for a release on older machines, alongside PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

This comes following EA’s Need for Speed Unbound being developed exclusively for the newer, current, devices only, and titles such as the upcoming Ride 5 following suit.

F1 23 is set for a Public Closed Beta, with the sign-up deadline being today, 21st April. To encourage registrations, the game’s official social media account highlighted that the test is open to PS4 and Xbox One players, and thus we believe confirming its existence for the older consoles.

EA SPORTS F1 23 PS4 and Xbox One

For those with the now decade-old machines, happy days, although for those with the newer machines, you may be perturbed that it sounds as if it hasn’t been developed specifically for your device.

F1 23 will be the third cross-generational Formula 1 driving game, following F1 2012 and EA SPORTS F1 22.

With chip shortages easing, the debate as to whether multi-platform games should still support the prior devices continues to rage on. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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