It is nice information for Forza Motorsport, because the anticipated sim racer simply bought its official launch date confirmed throughout E3 2023’s Xbox Video games Showcase.
Final we heard, Forza Motorsport had nothing greater than a obscure ‘2023’ launch window. Now, although, developer Flip 10 has confirmed the sport to launch on October 10 for Xbox Sequence X|S and PC. It’s going to even be downloadable through Xbox Sport Move on day one.
The newest Forza Motorsport trailer reveals off two new high-performance autos being added to the sport. From Normal Motors comes the Corvette E-Ray and Cadillac V-Sequence.R, each making their sim racing debut right here. The latter hypercar can be competing within the FIA World Endurance Championship, most lately scoring a podium end at Le Mans’ Circuit de la Sarthe 24-hour race.
Forza Motorsport represents one thing of a tender reboot for Xbox’s sim racing sequence. It is the primary one since 2017’s Forza Motorsport 7, with its companion Horizon sequence taking the reins in 2018 and 2021 with Forza Horizon 4 and Forza Horizon 5 respectively. The latter even options in our greatest Xbox Sport Move video games record.
Forza Motorsport sounds prefer it’ll be a little bit of a graphical powerhouse, too. The sport will function actual time ray tracing, and Flip 10 has overhauled its physics and destruction techniques. This seems like an enormous enchancment over Gran Turismo 7, which solely options ray tracing throughout replays and has a close to non-existent destruction mannequin for its automobiles.
Whereas most video games offered in the course of the Xbox Video games Showcase bore obscure ‘2024’ launch home windows, it is a aid to see Forza Motorsport hasn’t been pushed again to subsequent 12 months. It, alongside Starfield, ought to finish what seems like an actual drought of exclusives this 12 months whereas we await what seems to be a stacked 2024 roster of video games for Xbox.