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F1 2013

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F1 2013
F1 2013 cover
Codemasters Birmingham
macOS (OS X) Feral Interactive
OS X Feral Interactive
EGO 3.0
Release dates
Windows October 4, 2013
macOS (OS X) March 6, 2014
Metacritic 77
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Perspectives First-person, Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Racing
Vehicles Track racing
Art styles Realistic
Series Formula 1
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F1 2013 on Wikipedia
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
F1 2019 2019
F1 2020 2020
F1 2021 2021
F1 22 2022
F1 23 2023


The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

F1 2013 is a singleplayer and multiplayer racing game developed by Codemasters Birmingham and published by Codemasters. It is a licensed Formula 1 game and features cars and tracks from the 2013 F1 season.

The game was released in Europe on October 4, 2013, followed by the North American release four days later on October 8. The MacOS version was ported and released by Feral Interactive on March 6, 2014.

It was delisted from all digital storefronts on December 31, 2016.

General information

Codemasters Forums for the series
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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macOS (OS X) (unavailable)
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macOS (OS X)
GamersGate (unavailable)
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Classic Edition.
macOS (OS X)
Green Man Gaming (unavailable)
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Classic Edition.
macOS (OS X)
Humble Store (unavailable)
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Classic Edition.
macOS (OS X)
Mac App Store (unavailable)
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Classic Edition, does not include online multiplayer.[1]
macOS (OS X)
Steam (unavailable)
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macOS (OS X)
All Windows versions require Steam DRM.
This game is no longer available digitally.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
1990s Pack
macOS (OS X)
Classic Tracks Pack
macOS (OS X)

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Use replacement video files

Use the F1 2013 intro skip.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\FormulaOne2013\hardwaresettings
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/223670/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\223670\local\savegame
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/223670/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


In-game video settings (1/2).
In-game video settings (1/2).
In-game video settings (2/2).
In-game video settings (2/2).


In-game general control settings.
In-game general control settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game force feedback settings.
In-game force feedback settings.
In-game advanced wheel settings.
In-game advanced wheel settings.
The game can send telemetry data to supported software like SimHub and devices like motion platforms, bass shakers and telemetry displays through the UDP protocol. Also support D-Box haptic/motion platforms through a proprietary protocol.[2] Requires editing the hardware_settings_config.xml file to enable them. (See Enable telemetry)

Controller support

The developer has provided a list of supported steering wheels. Devices not listed may work, but the user will have to manually map each action.
Compatible steering wheels Notes
Atomic Accessories Super Sport Evo
Atomic Accessories TVR Sagaris
ECCI Trackstar 6000
Fanatec Porsche 911 Turbo/Turbo S/Carrera/GT2/GT3 RS
Fanatec Forza Motorsport CSR Compatible with ClubSport Pedals.
Fanatec Forza Motorsport CSR Elite Compatible with ClubSport Pedals.
Fanatec ClubSport V1 Compatible with ClubSport Pedals.
Logic3 Tri Format Topdrive GT
Logic3 Tri Format Topdrive RF
Logitech WingMan Formula Force GP
Logitech Driving Force Pro
Logitech MOMO Racing
Logitech Driving Force GT
Logitech G25
Logitech G27
Microsoft SideWinder Force Feedback Wheel
SimRaceWay SRW-S1 Steering Wheel
Thrustmaster Rally GT Force Feedback Pro
Thrustmaster Ferrari F430 Force Feedback
Thrustmaster Ferrari GT Experience Racing Wheel
Thrustmaster Ferrari F430 Wireless Cockpit
Thrustmaster Universal Challenge 5-in-1 Racing Wheel
Thrustmaster Ferrari Vibration GT Cockpit 458 Italia Edition
Thrustmaster Ferrari 458 Italia
Thrustmaster T500 GT rim and F1 rim only.
Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel

Enable telemetry

Applies to both UDP telemetry and D-Box support.
Enable telemetry[3]
  1. Open the hardware_settings_config.xml file located in <user>\Documents\My Games\F1 2013\hardwaresettings\ with a text editior.
  2. Search for the field with the word <motion>.
  3. Set the "udp enabled" parameter to "true" and change the "ip" and "port" fields to match that of what was set on the supported telemetry software. For example, <udp enabled="true" ip="" port="20777" />
  4. If user have the D-Box haptic/motion platforms, set the "dbox enabled" parameter to "true".
  5. Save the file.


In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese


RaceNet online features require a Codemasters Account.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Split-screen.
LAN play
Online play
16 Not available in the Mac App Store version.[1]

Connection types

VR support

3D modes State Notes
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.

Other information


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 5400+
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600
ATI Radeon HD 2600
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9.2
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series
Nvidia GeForce GTX 600 Series
Intel HD 4000
512 MB of VRAM
The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI Radeon X1xxx/HD2xxx series, Intel GMA series and HD3000, Nvidia 7xxx/8xxx/9xxx series and 1xx/3xx series.
The following cards require you to have 8 GB of System RAM: Intel HD 4000.


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/223670/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (223670) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.