Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Playground Games

Xbox One to get Forza Horizon 2 demo on September 16

Forza Horizon 2 (360, Xbox One) Xbox One Demo Announcement - Screenshot 1

Forza fans will get their chance to try the upcoming Forza Horizon 2 in a few weeks. Microsoft has announced that a demo for the open-word racer will launch on Live for Xbox One on September 16. The Playground Games-developed entry has been making the rounds recently, at E3, Gamescom, and soon at PAX, but this will be the first time gamers will get the chance to whip around southern Europe in the comfort of their homes. The full Achievement list has also been released, and can be found here.

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Xbox One News

Forza to get pack April Top Gear Car Pack next week

Forza Horizon (360) Top Gear DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

The April Top Gear Car Pack will be launching on Live on April 2. The six-car pack, detailed below, features rides selected by Top Gear Magazine and Turn 10 Studios, as well as two debuts: the 2012 Bowler EXR S and the 2011 Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale Zagato. A free car is also being included, the 2002 BMW M3-GTR.

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Xbox 360 News

Forza Horizon – Jalopnik Car Pack detailed, launching next week

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Forza players will be able to add six cars to their library on February 5 when the Jalopnik Car Pack launches for Forza Horizon. The rides, detailed below, include the 1970 Nissan Datsun 510, 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2013 Subaru BRZ, 1991 Ferrari 512 TR, 1973 Mazda RX-3, and 1966 Ford Country Squire. Season Pass holders will receive a bonus seventh car, the 2010 Devon GTX.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Forza Horizon

(Xbox 360 Review) Forza Horizon

“It may not be Forza 5, but it is a solid addition to the series.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Forza Horizon speeds onto store shelves for 360

Forza Horizon (360) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Forza series returns today with the release of Forza Horizon. The 360-exclusive racer is based around the Horizon Festival in Colorado, with events taking place throughout cities and on winding country roads. Gamers who pick up and play the game within the first week will also unlock a gift car, the 2010 Saleen S5S Raptor. And for those who want another extra car, the 2013 SRT Viper GTS is unlocked for those who download the demo and play it before launching the full version.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Forza Horizon Season Pass, Rally Expansion Pack detailed

Forza Horizon (360) Rally DLC Announcement - Header

With Forza Horizon launching next week, Turn 10 Studios has announced the game’s first downloadable content drop, the Forza Horizon Rally Expansion Pack. The expansion will add off-road rally racing with new surface types, co-driver calls, and rally-tuned cars. In addition, full details of the Season Pass, which includes the Rally Expansion and all subsequent DLC packs, have been released and included below.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Forza Horizon demo brings Colorado’s scenic roadways to Live

Forza Horizon (360) Trailer Reveal Announcement - Screenshot 2

Turn 10 Studios has launched a new demo for their upcoming racer Forza Horizon. The demo includes a handful of cars as well as several event types, such as a street race over the Finley Dam and a Horizon Festival event over the upper hills. Players who download the demo will also unlock the exclusive 2013 SRT Viper GTS for play in the full version when it launches on October 23.

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Xbox 360 News

Forza Horizon launch trailer, demo tear up the streets of Colorado

The buildup to Forza Horizon’s release at month’s end begins today with the reveal of the launch trailer. The footage features a winding race through Colorado’s busy streets and its sprawling countryside. The trailer also doubles as an announcement that the demo will launch next week, on October 9. The demo will feature the locations from the trailer, as well as several events that span numerous environs and cars.

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Xbox 360 News