Codemasters has said that the first patch for F1 2010 on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC is now complete and awaiting approval from Microsoft and Sony.

"The team have been hard at work and as a result we have now completed all internal testing on the patch," explained community manager Ian Webster.

"The patch is now in submission with Microsoft and Sony for all 3 platforms, and once this process has been successfully completed the patch will be released, ready for you to download."

The patch addresses a host of problems, details on which can be found here.

F1 2010 has come under heavy criticism, with fans reporting various bugs and problems encountered with the game since launch, from supposed "phoney" race AI to corrupted game saves.

The hardcore fans were understandably unhappy and Codemasters is under pressure to deliver with the patch.