Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Microsoft Game Studios

Final garage reveal brings 65 cars to Forza Horizon 3

Forza Horizon 3 (Xbox One) Car List 6 Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new week, a new list of the cars set to appear in Forza Horizon 3. This is also the biggest week of reveals as it’s also the last, with the list clocking in at 65 cars. As always, three of them are being highlighted, and they’re an eclectic lot: the 1972 Reliant Supervan III, 1946 Ford Super Deluxe Station Wagon, and 2015 Alumi Craft Class 10 Race Car. The full list can be found below.

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Dead Rising 4 up for pre-order with retail-exclusive, general bonuses

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Microsoft has begun to take pre-orders for the standard edition of Dead Rising 4. Series fans will want to take note that getting in early will net them several downloadable packs. Those who go through the Microsoft Store will receive the exclusive X-Fists pack, which gives the EXO Suit a boost to bash through undead hordes. Additionally, players will also receive the goodies offered by other retailers, which will add the Steampunk Snowman Head, Candy Cane Crossbow, and Slicecycle.

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Aston Martins, Ferraris, more in fifth week of Forza Horizon 3 reveals

Forza Horizon 3 (Xbox One) Car List 5 Announcement - Screenshot 1

Forza Horizon 3’s fifth week of garage reveals brings 30 new rides. Three of those are given their time in the limelight, the 2017 Nissan GT-R, 2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT12, and 2016 Cadillac CTS-V sedan. Full details are below, in addition to the full list, which also includes the 1984 Ferrari 288 GTO, 2005 Honda NSX-R, and 2013 BMW M6 Coupe.

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343 Industries releases letter on development plans for Halo Wars 2

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343 Industries held an open beta this past June for their upcoming real-time strategy title Halo Wars 2. Today, the studio released a letter detailing what was learned from the feedback sent in during and after the period, and their plans on how they will address several of the reoccurring issues. Some of the topics covered include changes to leader power balance and an increase to the current population count. Check out the full letter below.

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Forza Horizon 3’s fourth week of garage reveals go off-roading

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This week’s Forza Horizon 3 garage reveals highlight several rugged rides. The three, detailed below, include a buggy, a jeep, and an SUV. The set includes the 1971 Meyers Manx, 2011 Penhall Cholla, and 1979 Toyota FJ40. The trio are only a few of the full list of additions, which clocks in at almost 30 vehicles.

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Quantum Break gets physical PC release, Timeless Collector’s Edition

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Nordic is once again partnering with Microsoft for a physical release for PC. Following Ori and the Blind Forest and State of Decay is Remedy’s Quantum Break. Scheduled to launch on September 14, Quantum Break: Timeless Collector’s Edition will run $39.99 and come bundled with a fully patched version of the game, making-of Blu-ray, making-of book, soundtrack CD, two A3 posters (one double-sided), and a quickstart guide, all packed in a slip cover. The game itself will come on five discs and require Steam for activation.

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State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition available physically for PC

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Microsoft and Nordic Games have released the physical version of State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition for PC. The retail release is bundled with a handful of digital and physical extras, including two add-ons (Breakdown and Lifeline), a double-sided A3 poster, and a soundtrack CD packaged inside of a slip case. Note that the game is on a DVD but requires a Steam account for activation.

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Forza Horizon 3’s garage gets 14 new rides in third reveal week

Forza Horizon 3 (Xbox One) Car List 3 Announcement - Screenshot 1

The third week of garage additions was revealed for Forza Horizon 3. Nearly a dozen more vehicles were announced, including the 1948 Ferrari 166MM Barchetta, 1953 Maserati A6GCS/53 Pininfarina Berlinetta, and the 1969 Jaguar Mk II 3.8. Details and screenshots for those three, along with the full reveal list, can be found below.

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Dead Rising 4 gameplay footage released from Comic-Con

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More out of Comic-Con, and this time it’s some new gameplay from Dead Rising 4. After a brief series recap, members of the development team offer a quick overview with footage featuring plenty of selfies, weird weapons, and combo attacks. The footage was revealed alongside a hands-on demo for PC and Xbox One and a panel featuring several members of the team. No word if the panel will be posted.

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Thirty-plus rides revealed for Forza Horizon 3

Forza Horizon 3 (Xbox One) Car List 2 Announcement - Screenshot 1

It’s the second week of the Forza Horizon 3 garage reveals, and it’s a whopper of a list clocking in at over 30 rides. Three of them are from Holden, including the 2016 Holden Special Vehicles GTS Maloo, while the remaining features the likes of the 1992 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport and the 1999 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI GSR. Details on the Holden models as well as the full list, along with a few screens, can be found below.

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