F1 2011

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F1 2011
F1 2011 cover
Codemasters Birmingham
EGO 2.0
Release dates
Windows September 20, 2011
F1 2011 at Wikipedia
Formula 1
F1 2010 2010
F1 2011 2011
F1 2012 2012
F1 Race Stars 2012
F1 2013 2013
F1 2014 2014
F1 2015 2015
F1 2016 2016
F1 2017 2017
F1 2018 2018

General information

Codemasters Forums
Steam Community Discussions


All versions require Games for Windows - LIVE DRM.[Note 1]
Unavailable to purchase in some regions due to Games For Windows Live region restrictions.

Essential improvements[edit]

Play without Games for Windows - LIVE[edit]

Play without GFWL
  1. Download the replacement xlive.dll.
  2. Extract into <path-to-game>.


Disables online leaderboards and online multiplayer.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\FormulaOne2011\savegame\hardwaresettings

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\FormulaOne2011\savegame\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Seperate audio for effects, engine, music and speech.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Split-screen.
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Game does not start[edit]

Update Games for Windows - LIVE Redistributable[citation needed]
  1. Uninstall Microsoft Games for Windows – LIVE Redistributable.
  2. Uninstall Microsoft Games for Windows Marketplace.
  3. Install the Games for Windows Marketplace Client.
  4. Open the Start Screen, type GFWLive, and press Enter.
  5. Log in and launch the game (you can close the Marketplace now if you wish).

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
Shader Model support 3.0, 5.0
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 5400+
Intel Core i5
AMD Phenom II X4
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 12.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800
ATI Radeon X1800
Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
ATI Radeon HD 5850


  1. Games for Windows - LIVE DRM features: SSA activation, local profile support unknown.