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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'Forza Motorsport 5' (XOne) Sets Sales Record, Gets Free Track

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2014 @ 7:01 p.m. PST

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.

This update will bring some momentous feature additions to Forza 5, including new race modes such as drag racing and multiplayer “Tag.” In addition, this update will bring some important adjustments to the Forza Motorsport 5 economy, including increasing the amount of credits earned for racing and lowering the prices of the best cars in the game. With the update currently in certification and awaiting final release, here’s a detailed look at the changes coming your way very soon.

Forza Motorsport 5 is the fastest selling Forza Motorsport game ever with more than one-third of Xbox One console owners purchasing the game since its launch, making it the best-selling racing game by console attach over the past decade.

Road America, one of the world’s premier tracks will arrive as the first track add-on update for “Forza Motorsport 5”. Available for free, Forza Motorsport fans can take a spin on the legendary high-speed straights and challenging turns on one of the oldest and most distinguished of all the tracks in North America, brought to life in spectacular detail and functionality on Xbox One. 

Road America is being offered as a fully-integrated addition into the “Forza Motorsport 5” experience and will be automatically added into the Career events for the racing career. Players will be able to take part in races on the circuit in both the main Career events as well as Career bonus events which are available after a Mini-Career series is complete. 

In addition, for the first time in Forza Motorsport, Road America will also feature four alternate ribbons that will test the limits of each player’s skill. Players will also now find new Road America-themed events in Rivals Mode and in the multiplayer lobbies.

Also releasing today is the Road America Booster Pack, featuring five cars to collect, drive and customize in “Forza Motorsport 5.” This five-car pack is a free bonus to “Forza Motorsport 5” Car Pass owners, and is in addition to the six monthly DLC packs that Car Pass owners will receive through May 2014. The five cars include the 2006 #2 Audi Sport North America R8, 1995 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1, 1968 Ferrari 365 GTB/4, 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1, and the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series.


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