Each car sounds distinctive, while pit crew chatter keeps you well informed during a race. Menu music is nice enough, and commentary setting up events makes F1 2018 feel like a proper TV-style broadcast.
While F1 2017 looked incredible, F1 2018 is a cut above, providing the best-looking Formula One experience you'll have ever seen. It's not only incredibly smooth, but the attention to detail in the game's cars, circuits and Career mode cut-scenes is second to none.
Whatever settings you opt for, F1 2018 handles like an absolute dream, striking a pitch-perfect balance between accessibility for new players and enough complexity for the hardcore. Gameplay sliders and optional assists enable you to tailor your experience.
Even more content and modes, as well as increased depth to the core Career mode ensures that this year's game covers every conceivable base and then some. The entire thing is polished to a startling level too.
There's overlap between previous games in many of the objectives on F1 2018's list, but as ever, there's a nice smattering of smart achievements to tackle. A good, solid list as always with excellent spread.