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Forza Horizon 3 Joins Forces With Hot Wheels For New DLC

Next expansion comes out on May 9 exclusively on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC.

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The Forza Horizon series has usually played it pretty straight with realistic roads and backroads you can travel from iconic locations. But a new expansion will take an exit that developer Turn 10 hasn't taken before, melding Forza racing with the Hot Wheels franchise.

Forza Horizon 3: Hot Wheels will take place in Australia, but the roads of the Outback have been replaced with the orange loopty-loop, high-banking track made popular by the Hot Wheels franchise. In addition, several Hot Wheels cars will make their debut:

  • 1969 Twin Mill
  • 2011 Bone Shaker
  • 2012 Rip Rod
  • 2005 Ford Mustang
  • 2016 Jeep Trailcat
  • 2016 Zenvo ST1
  • 2007 Toyota Hilux Arctic Trucks AT38
  • 2010 Pagani Zonda R
  • 1972 Chrysler VH Valiant Charger R/T E49

In addition to the expansion, Turn 10 will be released an update for Forza Horzon 3, which offers some perfomance enhancements for PC, including better CPU performance, support for more racing wheels, and more graphics options.

Forza Horizon 3: Hot Wheels is part of the Expansion Pass, but if you don't have the pass, you can still get it for $19.99 when it comes out on May 9. 

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    April 26, 2017 1:06 PM

    John Keefer posted a new article, Forza Horizon 3 Joins Forces With Hot Wheels For New DLC

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      April 26, 2017 4:03 PM

      My god. That looks insane. :D

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      April 26, 2017 4:53 PM

      I remember reading that the PC version had performance issues at release. Anyone know if this has been fixed up? This DLC actually looks really cool!

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        April 26, 2017 7:50 PM

        It's a little quirky but it was never unplayable for me. I have enjoyed it a great deal since release.

        A new optimization patch also drops the day of the DLC so hopefully it gets even better.