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F1 2014

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F1 2014
F1 2014 cover
Developers
Codemasters Birmingham
Publishers
Codemasters
Engines
EGO 3.0
Release dates
Windows October 16, 2014
Reception
Metacritic 61
OpenCritic 59
IGDB 63
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Perspectives First-person, Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Racing
Vehicles Track racing
Art styles Realistic
Series Formula 1
F1 2014 on HowLongToBeat
F1 2014 on IGDB
F1 2014 on MobyGames
F1 2014 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
F1 24 2024

F1 2014 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 2014 F1 season.

The game was released on October 16, 2014.

It was delisted from all digital storefronts on March 11, 2022.

General information

Codemasters Forums for the series
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
Amazon.co.uk (unavailable)
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Windows
Developer website (unavailable)
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Bundled with F1 Race Stars.
Windows
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Windows
Green Man Gaming (unavailable)
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Windows
Humble Store (unavailable)
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Windows
Steam (unavailable)
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\FormulaOne2014\hardwaresettings
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/226580/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\226580\remote\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/226580/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video

Input

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.[1] Requires editing the hardware_settings_config.xml file to enable them. (See Enable telemetry)

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
The game does not support inverted Y-axis, although the Y-axis of the control can be changed through the settings.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
PlayStation controllers
Generic/other controllers
See Controller support for sim-racing device support.
Button prompts
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Player can only switch from controller to keyboard once by pressing the Enter key. If the controller is reconnected, they need to select it again in the control settings.
Haptic feedback
Digital movement supported
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Only for multiplayer.

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.
Fanatec ClubSport V2 Compatible with ClubSport Pedals.
Logic3 Tri Format Topdrive GT
Logic3 Tri Format Topdrive RF
Logitech WingMan Formula Force GP
Logitech Driving Force Pro
Logitech Formula Force EX
Logitech Driving Force EX
Logitech GT Force RX
Logitech MOMO Racing
Logitech Driving Force GT
Logitech G25
Logitech G27
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.
Thrustmaster TX Ferrari 458 Italia Edition rim only.
Thrustmaster T300 PS rim only.

Enable telemetry

Applies to both UDP telemetry and D-Box support.
Enable telemetry[2]
  1. Open the hardware_settings_config.xml file located in <user>\Documents\My Games\F1 2014\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="127.0.0.1" port="20777" />
  4. If user have the D-Box haptic/motion platforms, set the "dbox enabled" parameter to "true".
  5. Save the file.

Audio

AUDIO OPTIONS
AUDIO OPTIONS

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Network

RaceNet online features require a Codemasters Account.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Split-screen.[3]
LAN play
Online play
16 Includes AI opponents to simulate full 22 car grids.[3]
Scheduled to shut down on March 21, 2024.[4]

VR support

3D modes State Notes
vorpX
G3D
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.

Other information

API

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 5400+
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon HD 2600
Nvidia GeForce 8600
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
A 64-bit system is recommended.
Supported graphics cards: AMD Radeon HD2600 or higher, HD3650 or higher, HD4550 or higher, HD5000 Series, HD6000 Series, HD7000 Series, R7 Series and R9 Series. Nvidia GeForce 8600 or higher, 9500 or higher, GTX220 or higher, GTX400 Series, GTX500 Series, GTX600 Series, GTX700 Series. Intel HD Graphics 3000 or higher, AMD Fusion A8 or higher.


Notes

  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>/226580/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (226580) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. F1 2014 - D-Box Catalogue - last accessed on November 5, 2023
  2. Verified by User:Yuuyatails on November 5, 2023
  3. 3.0 3.1 F1 2014 on Steam
  4. Online Services Shutdown - A-H - last accessed on 2024-02-12