♫ I’m the man on the Blizzard Mountain ♫ The first expansion for the excellent Forza Horizon 3 is Blizzard Mountain, an expansion that wants you to get out of the heat and into the cold. It is a playground and winter wonderland in the mountains of Australia. It feels distinct from the base game to not feel samey, and is one of the best expansions in Forza history.
Microsoft has a lot to prove to their audience for new PC releases. A lot of gaming bridges were burned with “Games for Windows”, and now Microsoft is pushing their “Play Anywhere” initiative. This one is hoping to re-invigorate the initiative where if you buy on Xbox One or PC, you own the game on both platforms. Now comes the time for one of the year’s most anticipated releases for either platform, Forza Horizon 3 to be put under the spotlight of examination on PC.
Forza Horizon 3 busts out of the gate in providing unparalleled freedom to explore, race, and customize. Forza Horizon 3 is the perfect game for people who maybe aren’t car aficionados, but is the type of game that could make them one. The party that is the Horizon Festival is one that rivals the hardcore that attend EDC in Las Vegas every year. The unmitigated fun found in Forza Horizon 3 is bereft of police, negativity, and an inability to slow down. You can lose yourself in Forza Horizon 3 for hours constantly saying “okay, one more race.”
I want you to take a minute and think of the best looking game on the Xbox One. Go ahead, I’ll give you a minute. Waiting… Waiting… Did you come up with one? Ok. Now, move that game down a peg because you’ve just found your new number one.
For Forza Horizon 2, Playground Games has teamed up once again with renowned festival organizer and BBC Radio DJ Rob da Bank to curate a massive and eclectic soundtrack ranging from rock and pop, to the latest dance and electronic music.
Today, the first 100 cars, out of 200 for Forza Horizon 2 was announced. All of the cars in “Forza Horizon 2” have been built from the ground up for this generation with the utmost care and detail, taking full advantage of the power of Xbox One and “Forza Horizon 2’s” dynamic weather and wide-open world, including new features such as functioning windshield wipers, working headlights and interior lights, and dynamic dirt-mapping.
Turn 10 Studios and Playground Games have announced that the 1000 Club Expansion Pack for “Forza Horizon” is available as a free download from Xbox LIVE starting today. Featuring more than 1000 new challenges, 10 new Xbox LIVE achievements worth 250 Gamerscore points to earn, as well as two brand new bonus cars, the 1000 Club Expansion Pack brings an epic new competition that spans the entire open world of “Forza Horizon.”