Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Racing Sim

(Xbox One Review) Forza Motorsport 7

“… features much of what has made the series great, but changes to its in-game economy, a still-aggressive Drivatar system, and a barebones Multiplayer component leave room for improvement.”

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Forza Motorsport 7 now available for all for PC, Xbox One

The standard edition of Forza 7 has hit store shelves, digital outlets. The PC, Xbox One racer features over 700 cars—including Ferraris, Porsches, and Lamborghinis—30 environments, dynamic weather, altering racing conditions, and a steady 60 frames per second. Players leaning towards signing up for VIP membership for the current (Hoonigan, Fate of the Furious) and upcoming car packs can grab the Deluxe Edition for an extra $20.

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Forza Motorsport 7 Ultimate Edition launches for PC, Xbox One

Racing fans who purchased the Ultimate Edition of Forza Motorsport 7 can now download the game for PC and Xbox One. The standard edition will be released on October 3. Also available today is the Car Pass, VIP membership and cars, and two car packs: the Hoonigan and The Fate of the Furious. The latter adds 10 cars from the film. A celebratory interactive livestream is also scheduled to go live tomorrow at 3 p.m. (CST), with professional driver Tanner Foust facing off against 2017 Indy Car Season Champion Josef Newgarden in an Xbox Live Sessions. The two will be joined by Xbox Daily Show host Major Nelson and Forza Community Manager Brian Ekberg. A launch event is also set to take place tomorrow, between 3-9 p.m. (CST), at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

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Grab your keys! Forza Motorsport 7 demo live for PC, Xbox One

Microsoft has is giving racing fans an early week bump with the release of a demo for Forza Motorsport 7. The trial features the Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Mercedes-Benz Tankpool racing truck, and Nissan NISMO GT-R LM. Three different events are available for racing, the Jebel Hafeet Pass in Dubai, the Mugello circuit in Italy, and the Nürburgring Grand Prix circuit. Players can also dabble with assists. The full version will feature several more additional features, including the ability to customize vehicles with Driver Gear.

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Forza Motorsport 7 goes gold for PC, Xbox One, demo hitting Sept. 19

Microsoft has sent word that Forza Motorsport 7 has officially gone gold. With the discs now being pressed for retail release, that means players will be getting their hands on the game very soon. Ultimate Edition owners will get access to the game a little early, on September 29, while everyone else will be able to join in on October 3. To celebrate, a new trailer has gone live, posted below, and details were released about an upcoming demo. Beginning September 19, console and PC owners will be able to download a trial that includes the Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Mercedes-Benz Tankpool racing truck, and Nissan NISMO GT-R LM. They will be taking the rides through three different events: the Jebel Hafeet Pass in Dubai, the Mugello circuit in Italy, and the Nürburgring Grand Prix circuit. Assists will be included, naturally, and the PC version will also have a benchmark mode.

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Forza Motorsport 7 garage additions brings 140-plus European rides

Week five of the Forza Motorsport 7 Garage additions brings with it over 140 rides. The theme this time around is European sports cars. As usual, extra details are available, though this time it’s only for one of them: the 2013 Caterham Superlight R500. The rundown on the R500, as well as the full list of vehicles, can be found below.

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Forza Motorsport 7 car reveal adds 100-plus to the garage

Another week, another slate of reveals for Forza Motorsport 7’s Garage. Over 100 rides make up the complete list, while two are highlighted: the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350R and the 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T. The full list, as well as the rides’ details, can be found below. The studio also revealed that the car viewer, Forzavista, is being expanded to allow players to view vehicles track-side prior to races.

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Over 150 rides revealed in first car list for Forza Motorsport 7

Turn 10 has rolled out their first batch of car reveals for Forza Motorsport 7. This week’s list will see 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder, 2011 Lamborghini Sesto Elemento, and the 1967 Ferrari #23 Ferrari Spa 330 P4 added to the Forza Garage. But that’s just the rides that had details released; the full list is much longer. Over 700 vehicles will be in the game at launch, and 150-plus were announced. Prepare yourself for a mighty long list.

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Right 6 on exit! Up! Dirt 4 now available for console and PC

It’s time for rally fans to hit the track again with the release of Dirt 4. The PC and console racer is attempting to broaden its base with two handling modes, Gamer and Simulation. I’d go for the former. No shame in admitting that. Additional assistance can be found in an in-game Academy that teaches players the finer points of the system’s mechanics. Dirt 4 also features Your Stage, which is said to “produce a near infinite number of unique rally stages at the touch of a button.”

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Forza Horizon 3 – Hot Wheels to be available on May 9

Forza Horizon 3’s second downloadable expansion, Hot Wheels, is scheduled to go live on May 9. The add-on will expand the world with six new themed islands, described as “a place where lazy Sunday drives are replaced by insane high-speed stunts on miles of looping, banking, giant iconic orange Hot Wheels tracks.” There are even a few giant mechanical dinosaurs. A new Stunt Swap feature also allows players to modify stunt track sections to share with friends. Ten Hot Wheels will be added to tackle the courses, including Twin Mill, Rip Rod, and Bone Shaker. A debut livestream, with special guests and first-look gameplay, is scheduled for May 8 at noon over at Beam.pro.

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