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Forza 5 becomes the fastest selling racing game in Xbox History

  Microsoft announced that Forza 5 is the fastest-selling racing game in Xbox history. Stats indicate that more than one third of Xbox One owners have bought the Turn 10-developed racing game, which came out on the same day as the console. Microsoft has shipped 3.9m Xbox One units globally, so a third of that is about 1.3m in sales. This news came out when Turn 10 revealed Road America, the first track add on update for the game. It is free and will be automatically added to the Career events.   The Road America booster pack includes five cars. Out today, it is a free bonus to Forza 5 Car Pass owners and, Microsoft said, is in addition to the six monthly DLC packs that Car Pass owners will get through to May 2014. The five cars are the 2006 #2 Audi Sport North America R8, 1995 Ch...

Nothing being held back for Forza 5 says Turn 10

This time around Turn 10 is not holding back any content for Forza Motorsport 5 for DLC, says Turn 10 creative director Dan Greenawalt, in lieu of criticism they received from the recently announced Forza 5 Car Pass. “We’re not keeping anything back,” Greenawalt told OXM. “I think people misunderstand the way these things work.” “It takes us six months to build a car, so when I say there’s a 10-car pack launching day one – they’re not done. We’re not done with them yet.” “So we’re not holding anything back, we were crunching to make sure we had this level of quality on all 200 cars. Every one had to be Forza level of quality. This was as many as we could build – straight up. We’ve built this whole process.” “We started building these cars in waves, so the 200 ...

Forza 5 to come complementary with Xbox One Pre-orders in UK

Select UK retailers are now offering a free copy of Forza Motorsport 5 on pre-ordering  the Xbox Day One Edition Console to those gamers who prefer racing over their national sport. Back in August it was announced that FIFA 14 would be given free with Xbox One Day One Edition Consoles in Europe while UK gamers have an option of going with Forza 5 instead. While pre-orders have more or less become scarce in this region, corporate Vice President of marketing, strategy and business Yusuf Mehdi announced yesterday that additional pre-order SKUs had been squeezed in worldwide. Yesterday also happened to be the day when it was announced that a free copy of FIFA 14 was bundled up pre-orders on Xbox One Day One Edition Consoles in Australia. Source: IGN

Forza Motorsport 5 will play out of box

Forza Motorsport 5 will not require a one-off connection to Xbox Live in order to play it however, a the game will require a connection at some point in order to finish the career mode. Turn 10 Studios head Dan Greenawalt said “”In the beginning of the game, the player will be racing against Drivatars that are contained on the disc and were trained by the [Turn 10 development] team. He also mentioned “While playing, the player will be asked to connect to Live in order to download a completely fresh set of player-created Drivatar opponents. Connecting will also download new content – but the vast majority of the launch content is contained on the disc.” “This download is simply additional cars and tracks. The gameplay is not blocked while downloading the ...

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