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Forza Motorsport 5

Platform(s): Xbox One
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Developer: Turn 10 Studios
Release Date: Nov. 22, 2013

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by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2013 @ 4:38 a.m. PDT

Forza Motorsport 5 is the latest edition of the racing franchise taking advantage of the infinite power of the cloud, setting a new bar for racing games.

Forza Motorsport 5 is a cinematic automotive journey starring the world’s greatest cars and tracks. Built from the ground up to take advantage of Xbox One and the vast power of the cloud, no game better delivers the wide-eyed thrill of racing.

Both the Day One and Limited Edition of Forza Motorsport 5 feature exclusive digital content that offers a competitive advantage right out of the box, as listed below.

“Forza Motorsport 5” Day One Edition (limited to 305,000 units worldwide) includes the following:

  • Full disc copy of “Forza Motorsport 5”
  • Day One Car Pack*. This three-car pack features amazing cars each with a Day One-themed livery and custom tuning package created by the experts at Turn 10 Studios. The Day One Car Pack includes the following cars:
    • 2010 Audi TT RS Coupe
    • 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera
    • 2013 Ford Focus ST
  • Commemorative Day One packaging designed to match the Xbox One Day One console.  

“Forza Motorsport 5” Limited Edition (limited to 169,000 units worldwide) includes the following:

  • All the contents of the “Forza Motorsport 5” Day One Edition as described above plus the following:
  • Limited Edition Car Pack. This five-car pack features new cars that are already destined for legendary status. Each car in the “Forza Motorsport 5” Limited Edition Car Pack will feature a Limited Edition livery and will be tuned to the top of its respective class. The cars in the “Forza Motorsport 5” Limited Edition Car Pack include these:
    • 2011 Audi RS 3 Sportback
    • 2012 Aston Martin Vanquish
    • 2013 Shelby Mustang GT500
    • 2013 SRT Viper GTS
    • 2014 McLaren P1
  • VIP membership. “Forza Motorsport 5” VIPs enjoy exclusive benefits, including 2x player reward acceleration, access to exclusive multiplayer events, and an exclusive in-game player card badge. VIPs will also have access to the “Forza Motorsport 5” VIP Car Pack, featuring five amazing cars only available to VIP members:
  • 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C
  • 1987 RUF CTR Yellowbird
  • 1991 Mazda #55 787B
  • 2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
  • 2011 Ford F150 SVT Raptor
  • Car Tokens. A starting balance of 1,250 Car Tokens allow instant access to any car in the game ($10 value).
  • Collectible Limited Edition packaging. Commemorative packaging featuring the 2014 Audi RS 7.
  • SteelBook Blu-ray case
  • Decal sheet. Automotive-inspired window decals featuring the “Forza Motorsport 5,” Xbox One and Audi logos.

Key Features:

  • Never race alone. By learning how you and your friends drive, the power of the cloud delivers real human behavior. Drivatar technology creates an ever-evolving network of opponents who are always ready to race. Real tendencies, real mistakes, real victories.
  • Rivals everywhere. Every corner a new challenge, every event a new chance to win. Compete against your friends’ top times in rotating challenges for in-game credits and bragging rights.
  • Fast and fair multiplayer. With Smart Match matchmaking and Xbox Live dedicated servers, experience epic, fast and competitive multiplayer perfectly suited to your skill and style.
  • Curated customization. The power of the cloud means the best custom content now finds you. With a system that learns your preferred cars and paint schemes, seamlessly experience the most compelling user-generated content available.
  • Your ever-growing garage. Your automotive journey continues long after launch. Download, drive and explore the most anticipated new cars in the world, months before they hit the showrooms, then challenge your friends in continuously updated online race events.
  • Unprecedented visual realism. The definitive next-generation graphics engine delivers stunningly realistic visuals in 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second.
  • Leading simulation. Racing’s leading simulation engine, developed for Xbox One in conjunction with Calspan and the world’s top automotive manufacturers, makes driving easy to learn and rewarding to master.
  • Dynamic damage. High-resolution damage modeling shows every bump and scrape. Roads accumulate tire rubber and debris. Racing has consequences; damage can stop you in your tracks.
  • Astonishing detail. A new graphics engine created exclusively for Xbox One delivers physically based material rendering that re-creates the real-life characteristics of thousands of unique materials. Surfaces such as metal, glass, leather, rubber and concrete look real enough to touch.
  • Living busy worlds. Racing comes alive with fans crowding the walls, helicopters circling overhead and the vibrant hum and spectacle of race day. Your ultimate car fantasy
  • Forzavista. Truly feel what it’s like to own the world’s most exclusive cars in an experience that brings you closer than ever to the history, craftsmanship and potential of every car in the game.
  • Hundreds of next-generation cars. The most diverse lineup of vehicles ever seen in a “Forza Motorsport” game: from classic sports cars to modern tuners, purpose-built racers to extreme exotics and, for the first time in “Forza Motorsport,” open-wheel race cars.
  • Unique careers. Take your favorite cars through unique careers highlighting their greatest strengths, their most notorious rivals and their place in motorsport history.
  • Laser-scanned tracks. Drive the world’s most legendary race circuits and exotic road courses, captured with millimeter accuracy.
  • “Top Gear” exclusives. The world’s biggest automotive TV show teams up with the most innovative racing game yet. Take on Stig’s Digital Cousin in unique car challenges, turn a Power Lap on the Top Gear Test Track, and hear show hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May share their distinctive automotive insights throughout the game.

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