F1 2020 Update 1.17 Patch Notes - Full List of Fixed Issues

F1 2020 receives a new hotfix.

By Mehrdad Khayyat

March 22, 2021

The latest F1 2020 update is now out on all platforms, bringing some most wanted fixes to the game and addressing some other issues.

For simulation racing fans, the F1 series is a yearly must-play. Each year, Codemasters brings in a new iteration of the game with new features and refinements to improve your experience of involving in F1 tournaments, and make it as realistic as possible while staying loyal to the roots of the franchise. The latest version of the game, F1 2020, was one of the best racing games in 2020, and with the new update, it’s even more enjoyable.

F1 2020 Update 1.17 – Patch Notes

  • Addressed an issue where tyre temperature could be at absolute zero after re-joining a session.
  • Addressed an issue starting the game with a steering wheel plugged in.
  • Addressed an issue with countback and declaring a winner when finish a world championship on the same points as another driver.
  • Addressed an issue where the incorrect message could be displayed when overtaken in the safety car queue.
  • Parc Ferme rules are now correctly retained in Leagues after using split-weekends.
  • Lap counter will now show the correct lap in Spectator after a formation lap.
  • Addressed a crash when viewing replays of F2™ races after completing the F2™ portion of a career.
  • Addressed an issue where players were unable to join a Private League with an access code.
  • Addressed an issue where blue flags could be shown to all players if someone quit and re-joined on the formation lap.
  • Addressed an issue where the yellow flag message could persist after the Safety Car had gone on after a player had quit and re-joined a session.

F1 2020 is now available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC. In his review of the game for DualShockers, Michael Ruiz praised F1 2020 as one of the best iterations of the series. Make sure to have a look at his review here if you have any doubts about purchasing the latest version of the F1 series from Codemasters, a developer that now works under the wing of Electronic Arts.

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Mehrdad Khayyat

Mehrdad is a Senior Staff Writer at DualShockers. He started writing about video games since he was a high-school student. He's probably one of those rare Rainbow Six Siege fans that have the game installed and updated on every available platform.

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