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

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

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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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Thirty-plus rides revealed for Forza Horizon 3

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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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First six of 350-plus rides revealed from Forza Horizon 3

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Turn 10 has begun detailing the rides set to be included in Forza Horizon 3. There will be 150 more vehicles than in Horizon 2, which will bring the total count to just over 350. Several will be making their debut, such as the 2016 Ariel Nomad and the 2015 Baldwin Motorsports #97 Monster Energy Trophy Truck. Buggies will feature prominently as one of the new ride types being introduced. Six rides in total were revealed, and detailed below, including the 2015 Ford Falcon XR8 and the 2015 Polaris RZR XP 1000 EPS.

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Turn 10 Select Car Pack adds studio’s favorites to Forza Motorsport 6

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Turn 10 has released a pack of hand-selected downloadable cars for Forza Motorsport 6. The Turn 10 Select Car Pack features seven rides for $7: the 2014 Jaguar #14 Emil Frey GT3 Jaguar XK, 2015 Mercedes-Benz #24 Tankpool24 Racing Truck, 2014 Chevrolet #4 ROAL Motorsport RML Cruze TC1 WTCC, 1980 Fiat 124 Sport Spider, 2015 McLaren 570S Coupé, 1969 Ford Brawner Hawk III, and the 1957 BMW Isetta 300 Export. The vehicles can also be purchased individually. Additionally, a content update has also gone live, re-adding three tracks into competitive play: Monza, Catalunya, and Circuit of the Americas. Several changes were made to them, such as Turn 4 in Monza having its tire wall adjusted to change the driving line and reduce corner cutting.

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Square Enix teams up with Milestone for Ride 2 for console, PC

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Milestone S.r.l. has announced that their next motorcycle racer, Ride 2, will launch digitally this fall for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The Square Enix-published release will feature greater customization options for bike and rider, 220-plus motorcycles, new categories with the addition of Two Strokes and Supermotards, and new tracks, including Nürburgring Nordschleife and Northwest 200. New modes are also planned, but details on those won’t be revealed until closer to launch.

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Online Forza 6 tournament announced, Forza Racing Championship

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Later this year, Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios will hold a new online tournament for Forza 6, Forza Racing Championship. The competition is set to be open to players of all skill levels, which is said to allow everyone “a chance to win, no matter how many miles they have behind the wheel.” To celebrate, codes for the 2016 #66 Ford GT Le Mans race car in Forza Motorsport 6 will be sent through Live messages to everyone who plays the game on June 18 and 19. The release notes that it will take up to seven days for some players to receive their code. Also, in honor of Le Mans, a new Le Mans-themed Rivals event is being added this week.

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NASCAR Expansion now available for Forza Motorsport 6

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A new NASCAR Expansion has gone live for Forza Motorsport 6. The add-on includes a World Tour career that’s estimated to last 10 hours, 24 cars from the 2016 season, and the Homestead-Miami Speedway, which is playable in all modes. There are also NASCAR-themed Rivals, Leagues, and multiplayer hoppers, plus a few new features, including rolling starts, an enhanced drafting model, and a new Quick Stop mode.

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Forza Motorsport 6: Apex enters open beta for Windows 10 PC

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Microsoft and Turn 10 have launched the open beta for Forza Motorsport 6: Apex. The beta, announced last week, is available to download for free from the Windows Store. Apex requires a DirectX 12-enabled Windows 10 PC. The beta will include “a curated tour of Forza Motorsport’s best content” and regularly updating Spotlight Series events. For those participating, Turn 10 asks that questions and issues be reported at ForzaMotorsport.net or in the dedicated Apex forums.

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