PC gamers have already enjoyed the benefit of eight F1 2012 patches, all of which have been released on Steam, whilst console players have had to sit tight with just the content found on the launch day disc.

The wait for console players is almost over, a post over on the Codemasters forums reveals that a mega console patch has been submitted and will be with players in a week or so.

“The patches for PS3 and Xbox 360 have now been sent for submission with the relevant first parties.  We anticipate that the PS3 patch for Europe – English / French / German / Italian / Spanish and Japan will be released at the end of this week.  The Xbox 360 patch should be released early next week.  Finally the PS3 patch for European Polish / Russian and American versions will follow in another week or two.”

The delay is due to Microsoft and Sony’s process of evaluating content before making it available, that plus each piece of downloadable content costs the publisher a considerable amount of cash so it makes sense to bundle all fixes and updates in just the one downloadable patch.

You can check out the full post over on the Codemasters forums.