F1 2015

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F1 2015
F1 2015 cover
Codemasters Birmingham
Linux Feral Interactive
Linux Feral Interactive
EGO 4.0[1]
Release dates
Windows July 10, 2015
Linux May 26, 2016[2]
F1 2015 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 for the series
Steam Community Discussions


All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Activate Intel graphics options[edit]

Open hardware_settings_config.xml[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open hardware_settings_config.xml.
  3. Change <advanced_smoke_shadows enabled="false" /> to <advanced_smoke_shadows enabled="true" />
  4. Change <skidmarks_blending enabled="false" /> to <skidmarks_blending enabled="true" />
  5. Save the file.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\F1 2015\hardware_settings_config.xml
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME\feral-interactive\F1 2015\
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\286570\local\savegame\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Approx. 180 MB available.

Video settings[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game camera settings.
In-game camera settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
FOV settings added with patch.
Can also be toggled with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Locks cutscenes and replays to 30 FPS.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

In-game keyboard settings.
In-game keyboard settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
In-game force feedback settings.
In-game force feedback settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play
16 Co-op, Versus

Connection types

Issues unresolved[edit]

Official Glitches and Bugs Tracker thread (Steam)
Official Glitches and Bugs Tracker thread (Codemasters Forums)

Game crashes on startup[edit]

Cannot find any multiplayer sessions[edit]

No Force Feedback with wheel controllers[3][edit]

Broken controller support[4][edit]

Low FPS when a controller is connected[5][edit]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 5
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Audio Microsoft Speech Platform, Wwise
Cutscenes Bink Video 1.994a
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) AMD Phenom II X4 3.2 GHz
Intel Core 2 Quad 3.0 GHz
AMD FX-9370
Intel Core i7-4770
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon HD 5770
Intel 4th Gen Iris
Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
DirectX 11 compatible
AMD Radeon R9 290
Intel 5th Gen Iris Pro
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970
Sound (audio device) DirectX Compatible
Supported Graphics Cards: DirectX 11 Graphics Card Required Intel: 4th Gen Iris or Higher, Intel Iris Pro Series AMD: HD5770 or Higher, HD6770 or Higher, HD7750 or Higher, R7 250 or Higher, R9 Series Nvidia: GTS450 or Higher, GT545 or Higher, GT640 or Higher, GT740 or Higher, GTX900 Series
A 64-bit system is required.
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.04, SteamOS 2.0 (64bit)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3
AMD FX-6300
Intel Core i7-4770
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 640M
512 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970
AMD and Intel graphics cards are not officially supported.
A 64-bit system is required.