The aforementioned off-roading is just one of the many new features gamers can expect from Forza Horizon 2, but the ability to crash through fences, plow through forests and cornfields, and even find secret cars hidden in barns is certainly one of the coolest features at play here.
Online features include Car Clubs that hold up to 1,000 members, seamless drop-in/drop-out free-roaming multiplayer, and for Xbox One owners, the return of Drivatars (so you can compete with your friends, even when you're riding solo).
Of course, it's all about the cars, and Forza Horizon 2 has over 200 of them, including the stunning cover car, the Lamborghini Huracan. The muscle cars, tuner cars, and exotics are all in here, along with off-road vehicles for that new bumpier terrain. And every car features a full cockpit view, along with working windshield wipers and headlights, which will come in handy at night... in the rain.
That’s right, Forza Horizon 2 also features full day/night cycles and weather effects, which play out through the massive living world. You’ll get to race through Southern Europe dodging traffic, chasing down bullet trains and airplanes, and pulling off awesome stunts, all in an effort to make a name for yourself at the Horizon Festival.
Explore the beauty of southern Europe in a handful of the world’s most beautiful cars when the demo launches on September 16, which has been designed to give you a brief taste of what to expect when Forza Horizon 2 launches.
Feast your eyes, Achievement Hunters, on what awaits for you and your favorite cars when you land in Forza Horizon 2’s southern European paradise:
Welcome to Horizon Europe
Arrive at the Horizon Festival.
First of Many
Win your first Championship race.
Complete your first race in the rain.
Complete a Road Trip.
Win a Championship.
Win an Event in every type of car.
The Train's in Vain
Beat the Train in a Horizon Showcase Event.
Welcome to Castelletto
Arrive at Castelletto for the first time.
Welcome to Nice
Arrive at Nice for the first time.
Welcome to Sisteron
Arrive at Sisteron for the first time.
Welcome to Montellino
Arrive at Montellino for the first time.
Welcome to Saint-Martin
Arrive at Saint-Martin for the first time.
Welcome to San Giovanni
Arrive at San Giovanni for the first time.
Become the Horizon Champion.
Choose where the Road Trip goes for the first time.
Complete 25 Championships.
Complete 100 Championships.
All Your Race Are Belong To Us 2.0
Complete all 168 Championships.
Obtain the Yellow Wristband.
Obtain the Green Wristband.
Obtain the Pink Wristband.
Obtain the Purple Wristband.
Obtain the Gold Wristband.
That New Car Smell
Buy your first car.
Have 50 Cars in your Garage.
Worthy of a Sultan
Have 175 Cars in your Garage.
License to Skill
Earn 5 Skill Points.
Stone Cold Skiller
Earn 65 Skill Points.
Smash 25 Reward Boards.
Collect all Reward Boards.
Beat Friends or Club members on any 20 Speed Cameras.
A Wild Drivatar Appears!
Win 3 Head-to-Head Races against Drivatars with a Bounty on them.
Kick the Bucket
Scratch 15 items off your Solo Bucket List.
Rest in Peace
Complete every Solo Bucket List Challenge.
Friends with Benefits
Earn a total of 1,000,000 Cr from Rivals.
Earn 500,000 XP for your Club.
Drive down every road in the game.
Take photos of 100 different cars for Horizon Promo.
Restore 10 Barn Finds.
Compete in 20 Multiplayer Events.
Compete in 200 Multiplayer Events.
On the Road Again
Complete an Online Road Trip location.
Complete 25 Online Road Trip locations.
Yes We Can
Complete 25 Bucket List items co-operatively.
Fast and Clean
Earn the Clean Racing Skill 100 times.
Win 50 Team Events.
You Are Playground Games
Complete 100 Playground Games Events.
We Meet Again!
Win a Showdown at every Car Meet.
Super Meet Boy
Grab a livery, grab a tuning setup, buy a car, and enter a Showdown at any Car Meet.
Complete a Solo Bucket List challenge.
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