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Codies details TWO F1 games

One this year on Wii and PSP, another next year on PS3 and 360

We knew Codemasters was working on the next F1 game, but it turns out it's actually working on two.

According to the original announcement Codies has been working on a Formula 1 game on all formats for release next year, since it acquired the official F1 licence in early 2008.

Wii and PSP gamers will, however, be treated to some F1 action this year as the developer has reportedly revealed plans to put out an F1 2009 game on those platforms, followed by a separate F1 2010 game next year for PS3 and 360.

F1 2009 will feature all of this year's teams and tracks, all the new regulations and will, of course, be the first game to feature current F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton. Codies also promises "new standards for immersion and authenticity" for a Wii racer, with full-season and arcade modes, along with multiplayer options.

F1 2010 will take full advantage of PSN and Xbox Live when it hits next year, reports Autosport. That's all on that one.

F1 big man Bernie Ecclestone said: "We're working very closely together on the upcoming Formula 1 titles and are very impressed with what we have seen."

Jenson Button added: "F1 computer games and circuit simulations can be invaluable for racing drivers so it's great news that our fans will also be able to experience the BGP 001 through this game."