Forza Motorsport 5

XBOX ONE / Racing / Release: Nov 22, 2013 / ESRB: E

Forza 5 update will lower car prices, add drag racing

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 12, 2013 1:00pm PST

A new title update, which can arrive as early as next week, will drastically reduce the price of cars while also increasing the rate at which racers earn money.


Forza Motorsport 5 apologizes to Limited Edition owners with a free car

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 27, 2013 1:00pm PST

Forza Motorsport 5 has been overwhelmed by a microtransaction controversy. Turn 10 and Microsoft are hoping to extend an olive branch to users, especially to the Limited Edition owners that were promised enough credits to buy any car in the game.


Forza Motorsport 5 review: auto-topia

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 27, 2013 11:30am PST

Forza Motorsport 5 simultaneously captures the simulation racing experience and the arcade atmosphere, thanks to its Drivatar system that successfully brings a multiplayer experience to nearly every aspect of the game.


Weekend Confirmed 193 - Forza Motorsport 5, Dead Rising 3, Super Mario 3D World

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 27, 2013 11:00am PST

It's the Thanksgiving weekend edition of Weekend Confirmed and hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in Shacknews' Ozzie Mejia and Shane Satterfield to give thanks to all things video games.


Interview: Forza Motorsport 5 creative director defends in-game economy, amount of content

By Garnett Lee, Nov 26, 2013 4:00pm PST

Gamers are up-in-arms about the in-game economy in Forza 5. Turn 10 creative director Dan Greenawalt responded to our questions.


Xbox One owners with defective units getting free game

By Steve Watts, Nov 26, 2013 7:30am PST

Microsoft is offering a choice of any one of its four published launch titles for users who have gotten an Xbox One with a defective disc drive.


Weekend Confirmed 190 - Call of Duty: Ghosts, Xbox One

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 08, 2013 11:00am PST

The 190th episode of Weekend Confirmed comes to you in full 1080p! With co-host Jeff Cannata away for the week, host Garnett Lee invites the Shacknews tandem of Andrew Yoon and Ozzie Mejia, along with Christian Spicer, to discuss the imminent arrival of Xbox One. But first, ...


Xbox One playable at 75 Microsoft stores

By Steve Watts, Nov 08, 2013 9:15am PST

75 Microsoft stores are hosting Xbox One demos with Forza 5 playable until the system launches.


Why first place doesn't matter in Forza Motorsport 5

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 06, 2013 9:15am PST

One of the most significant changes to Forza Motorsport 5 is the removed focus on being first. While that may seem sacrilegious in a racing game, series director Dan Greenawalt explained that removing the need to place in first makes for better racing.


Forza 5 'LaFerrari' pack available at launch in $50 Car Pass

By Steve Watts, Nov 04, 2013 10:00am PST

Forza Motorsport 5's first pack will be the "LaFerrari," named after the limited production hybrid car. Turn 10 also announced that the "Car Pass" to get each of the six monthly packs will be $49.99.


Forza Motorsport 5 'Car Pass' announced

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2013 7:40am PDT

Forza Motorsport 5 will be selling another Car Pass, similar to the one offered in Forza 4. It will include six monthly DLC packs, each of which includes 10 cars.


How Forza Motorsport 5 uses Xbox One's impulse triggers

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT

One of the coolest features of the Xbox One controller are the impulse triggers. These additional rumble motors exist in each shoulder button, giving the controller a unique feel.


Forza Motorsport 5 video: 'first ever direct-feed gameplay'

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 26, 2013 9:30am PDT

Today, Microsoft has released "the first ever direct-feed gameplay footage" of the upcoming Forza Motorsport 5 for Xbox One.


Forza 5 Limited Edition offers VIP membership and more for $80

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 15, 2013 9:30am PDT

You like cars? You want cars? You want Forza Motorsport 5 with loads of cars? You can get more zoomers in the Xbox One racer by scooping the Day One Edition (a free upgrade) or the $80 Limited Edition, Microsoft announced today.


Forza 5 requires one-time online connection

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 17, 2013 5:30am PDT

Day one patches are nothing unusual in games nowadays, but this is new: a game that won't run without the patch. Forza Motorsport 5 for Xbox One will require a one-time connection to Xbox Live before you can play the game. Without a connection, the game won't run at all.