Forza Series News


Forza Motorsport 5 free this weekend on Xbox One for Gold members

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Are you an Xbox One owner that feels the need for speed? Then be sure to partake in this weekend's special Forza Motorsport 5 event.


"The Ring is free DLC, whether you get that during the free weekend, I don't know."

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E3 racing roundup: Forza 5, GT6, DriveClub, The Crew, and NFS Rivals

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT

A golden year for racing games in on the horizon, so Shacknews conducts a comparison of all the racers out on the E3 floor.


"All look fantastic and I'm disappointed that I am going to miss out on Forza 5, looking forward ..."

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Forza 5 announced for Xbox One

By John Keefer, May 21, 2013 10:41am PDT

Microsoft has announced Forza 5 for the Xbox One. The game will be available at launch for the new console and will be shown at E3.


"I thought this was the best part of the entire presentation, however does anyone know if the ..."

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Forza Horizon free '1000 Club' expansion adds new cars, challenges

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2013 4:30pm PDT

A free new "1000 Club" expansion for Forza Horizon adds two new cars and a thousand new challenges, alongside more achievements to chase.


Forza Horizon 'Jalopnik' pack coming February 5

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2013 2:45pm PST

Forza Horizon's February "Jalopnik" pack is coming next week, packing six cars together. The bonus car for Season Pass holders is the 2010 Devon GTX.


Forza Horizon 'Recaro' pack coming next week

By Steve Watts, Dec 27, 2012 4:30pm PST

The Forza Horizon January pack is coming next Tuesday, bringing six new cars and a bonus for Season Pass holders.


Forza Horizon 'Bondurant' pack coming tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Nov 05, 2012 7:15am PST

Forza Horizon's first monthly car pack hits tomorrow, including a new Lamborghini, a Jeep, and a classic Shelby, among others.


Forza Horizon SmartGlass app now available

By Steve Watts, Oct 30, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Forza Horizon has launched its SmartGlass experience, letting you access a map from the second screen to filter content types and set waypoints.


""Although the Forza Horizon support for SmartGlass is exclusive to Win 8 right now, expect to ..."

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Forza Horizon details first expansion, Season Pass details

By Steve Watts, Oct 18, 2012 11:00am PDT

Forza Horizon developer Playground Games has detailed the first expansion pack coming to the game on December 18, along with more details about the content included with the pricey Season Pass.


"cool, I'll buy it to make up for your lost sale. I didn't play any of the others but this one ..."

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Forza Horizon demo coming October 9

By Steve Watts, Oct 01, 2012 11:00am PDT

Forza Horizon will get a demo on October 9, offering a chunk of gameplay in Colorado, a variety of cars, and a custom livery in the full game for those who tried the demo.


"Finally, a proper sequel to Need For Speed III. Now release it on PC."

- pizzaput see all 2 comments

Forza Horizon season pass detailed, costs $50

By Steve Watts, Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT

Forza Horizon is getting a "Season Pass" pack, offering a slew of content for $49.99.


"I understand this is to appeal to their day one purchase customers. I don't think the suits ..."

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Forza Horizon to have monthly DLC packs

By Steve Watts, Sep 19, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Playground Games design director Ralph Fulton talks about the studio's plans to provide post-launch content in the form of monthly car packs and larger expansion packs.


"This is a totally separate game. Turn 10 (the guys who do the 'normal' Forza games are not ..."

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Forza Horizon preview

By Garnett Lee, Aug 30, 2012 6:00am PDT

Simulation racers just happened to be the natural outlet for that energy in the videogame world when they sat down to do it. With Forza Horizon the team hopes to find a different expression that triggers a more emotional response.


"Any word on control configurability? I love GT5's "any command to any button" setup, and after ..."

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Forza Horizon's VIP membership offers exclusive cars, extra storage space

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 22, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Included with the $80 Limited Edition version of Forza Horizon is a VIP membership that grants access to additional content.


"I can live with no tuning, but was concerned that there would be no upgrading as well. Judging ..."

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Forza 4 'Playseat' pack adds ten cars

By Steve Watts, Aug 07, 2012 8:45am PDT

Forza Motorsport 4 has a new "Playseat Car Pack" out today, offering ten cars and a shot at a contest for $7.


"I've been waiting for any of the 2013 Mustang models to show up. This is a good start."

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