Forza Motorsport have announced details of the third instalment of the popular Forza Horizon game due to hit the stores on Tuesday September 27th. Featuring an impressive 350 vehicles and a variety of pre order bonus content the new Forza title already looks a safe bet to eclipse sales of the previous Horizon instalment.
Something of a spin off from the usual Forza Motorsport frnachise of games, Horizon lets players enjoy a selection of the in game road and race cars within a large scale open world environment filled with unique and interesting driving challenges and characteristics. Designed to entertain and test a drivers skill and concentration, Forza Horizon 3 is based in the heat of Australia pitching some 350 unique cars against the harsh Australian desert landscape and city roads.
Forza Horizon 3 comes in 3 packages for players to chose from depending on their budget and content requirements. As well as the generous pre order bonus content players can chose from the "Standard Edition", "Deluxe Edition" featuring VIP membership and the Forza Horizon 3 Motorsport All-Stars Car Pack or the "Ultimate Edition" that allows access to the above content alongside the Forza Horizon 3 Car Pass and allowing access to play the game four days in advance of retail release. All 3 editions of the game will be available both digitally and on retail disc.
Pre-orders for Forza Horizon 3 will give players access to bonus car content tied to specific retail outlets. Details of US based pre order bonus content have been released and European players are advised to check their local retailers for pre order bonus details. All bonus content cars will be tuned to the top of their class and players will be able to automatically add them to their garage after redeeming the code provided by the retailer.
2015 Ferrari 488 GTB - Gamestop
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - Gamestop
2016 Audi R8 V10 plus - Amazon
2016 Jaguar F Type Project 7 - Best Buy
2016 Mercedes-Benz C 63 S Coupé - Xbox Dash
2016 Ford Mustang GT350R - Microsoft Store
Those outside of the U.S. should check with their local participating retailers to see which cars will be available per outlet.
You can check out the Forza Horizon 3 announcement trailer below:
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Do you like the idea of FM Horizon? Will you be purchasing the new game? With a substantially increased map size for the third edition of the title do you think Horizon 3 will be a greater success that its predecessor? Let us know in the comments section below!