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Surprises sometimes do not work as intended and that was the case with the 2017 Porsche #92 Porsche GT Team 911 RSR. Added secretly with the December 5th content update to be later revealed as a surprise reward for the December Bounty Hunter event but as you all know by now something else happened. :Really?:

December Bounty Hunter
Anyway without further ado let's go the the December Bounty Hunter and how to get exclusive cars including the 2017 911 RSR. This months Bounty Hunter Rivals event will kick-off on Monday, December 5th and the bounty will be no other then the Xbox boss himself, Phil Spencer(Gamertag: P3). You will drive with the 2017 Porsche #92 Porsche GT Team 911 RSR on the Hockenheim National Circuit. The event will run till January 3rd, 2018.

Everyone who sets a time will get the 2017 Porsche #92 Porsche GT Team 911 RSR.


The second reward car, for those who will manage to beat Phil's final time, will be chosen via a poll on the official Forza Motorsport Twitter account next week Tuesday.


Happy hunting!

Halo Racing Suits Arrive
After Gears of War another iconic Xbox brand is getting its Driver Gear treatment in Forza Motorsport 7. 3 Halo suits are up for grabs and you only have to play Forza 7 and/or Halo games to get them.

Halo Driver Gear
To get the Halo Driver Gear, all you need to do is have played Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: The Master Chief Collection and/or Halo Wars 2 before November 30th, 2017. In case you have not played any of them yet, just do this until December 31st, 2017 to qualify for a code. Starting Dec. 15th, all eligible players will begin to receive a code for the Halo Driver Gear via Xbox Live Message. (NOTE: It may take up to a week for all eligible players to receive their codes). Code distribution will run through January 2018.

Master Chief and Olympia Vale Driver Gear
The latest update Forza Motorsport 7 has arrived and, with it, Leagues are coming! If you’re looking for thrilling racing no matter your skill level, Leagues is for you. Starting today, players can dive into our first season of online multiplayer Leagues events, test their skills against players all over the world, and win awesome in-game prizes just for taking part.

Forza Motorsport 7 Leagues are organized by seasons, each made up of week-long series which include numerous events. Players in Leagues are grouped by skill bands and each band features five ranks. League players earn points after each race, and players can move up or down in ranks and bands as a League Season progresses. Players will earn daily rewards for taking part in League events, and earn credit rewards for being promoted in rank and/or band. In addition, all players who take part in a Series event can earn great rewards like cars, badges, and Driver Gear.

In addition to introducing Leagues, Tuesday’s update for Forza Motorsport 7 also brings with it numerous fixes and improvements to the game, including the ability for players to lengthen race lengths up to 1000 laps (circuit races) or 24 hours (timed races) for any type of race in the game. We’ve also added new accessibility features that make it possible for more people to enjoy playing the game. Speech to text allows a player who cannot hear the ability to see the conversation. When other players in the game talk, the conversation is written as text to their screen. Text to speech allows players who are non-verbal or who prefer not to speak the ability to have their text messages synthesized into audio for all players will hear.

Tuesday’s update also introduces the cars of the Doritos Car Pack to the game. The full list of changes coming to Forza Motorsport 7 can be found in the Release Notes thread at the...
The Coalition have teamed up with Turn 10 to release some special Gears of War themed race suits in Forza Motorsport 7!

Gears of War 4 Driver Gear
Everyone who has played Gears of War 4 on Xbox One or Windows 10 before October 31st will be getting a free Gears of War 4-themed Driver Gear suit to use in Forza Motorsport 7! Eligible players will receive a code to download the suit via an Xbox Live Message on Xbox or Windows beginning on November 20th. It may take up to 2 weeks to receive your code so be patient.

If you have yet to play Gears of War 4, jump in via the Free Trial and play before December 31st, 2017 to become eligible for the second wave to receive a code for the suit beginning in mid-January 2018.

JD and Kait Themed Driver Gear
These Driver Gear suits take the iconic COG Soldier Helmet and mash them together with outfits based on JD and Kait’s look in Gears of War 4.

Acquiring these suits will take some racing skills though. Two new events go live today in Forza Motorsport 7’s Rivals mode; complete them and the Forza Community Team will send you the suits after the eligibility window closes on November 26th, 2017 at midnight Pacific. Here’s a quick look at the events:

Event #1
Title: Pushing It To The Limit
Type: Featured Rivals
Description: Like, totally get those fresh '80s cars tuned to the max to set an awesome time!
Restrictions: 1980-1989/ PI>800
Track: Rio Full
Reward: Kait Driver Gear

Event #2
Title: Major Micro Track Days
Type: Track Days
Description: Don't get shaken in your favorite Major Micro as you share the track with the Tankpool.
Restrictions: Major Micros with Tankpool traffic
Track: Maple Valley Full
Reward: JD Driver Gear
With Samsung QLED being Turn 10's favorite way to play in 4K on Xbox One X, today they've unveiled the latest car pack for FM7 -- the Samsung QLED Car Pack, arriving on Tuesday, November 7th. In true Forza fashion, this pack features an incredible variety of vehicles – from the latest Alfa Romeo to Nissan’s famous Bluebird Super Silhouette race car, as well a couple of rough-and-ready off-roaders that are built for intimidation on the race track, and a whale-tailed Porsche racer that’s best known by its nickname “Moby Dick.”

The Samsung QLED TV Car Pack is included as part of the Forza Motorsport 7 Car Pass, which is available for separate purchase or as part of the Forza Motorsport 7 Ultimate Edition. For all others the pack costs $7.99.

Here’s a closer look at the vehicles in the pack:

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
It’s been 21 years since Alfa Romeo sold cars in the United States, and one drive of the new Giulia might infer they spent the entire time making sure their next entry was perfect. The Giulia Quadrifoglio is all Alfa Romeo, with exotic lines, delicate styling touches, and the performance you expect from an Italian sport sedan. In Quadrifoglio dress the biggest treat is the 505 horsepower Ferrari-derived 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6. Not only is it four-letter fast, but the sonorous rumble it emits is stunning from idle to redline. The front bumper on Quadrifoglio models is aggressive looking and, in the rear, you will find the gigantic rear diffuser and a gorgeously protruding exhaust. It’s been a long time to wait for the new Giulia, but by any measure it was worth it.

1984 Nissan #20 Coca-Cola Bluebird Super Silhouette
If the Nissan Bluebird’s iconic angular aero kit and amazing wide body don’t immediately impress you, then the raw gut-wrenching power of its 562 horsepower LZ20B engine will. This was of course the 1980s and the silhouette-bodied...
In celebration of the November 7 launch of the Xbox One X, Ford Performance and Xbox have teamed up to create a specially-modified Xbox One X version of the new F-150 Raptor which will be showcased this week at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. In addition, early next year, this version of the F-150 Raptor will be available for free to Forza Motorsport 7 players within the game.


“The Xbox One X is the world’s most powerful console,” said Henry Ford III, Ford Performance Marketing Manager. “It’s the benchmark in the console gaming world, while F-150 Raptor is its equivalent in the world of pickup trucks.”

“We have long enjoyed and valued our partnership with Ford Performance and feel privileged to work with them on the incredible F-150 Raptor, an iconic American legend,” said Mike Humphreys, Senior Director, Business and Partnerships for Forza Franchise, Turn 10 Studios. “The Ford Raptor is built on top of another iconic legend, the Ford F-150 pickup, resulting in technical excellence and off-road innovations that make it a Forza fan favorite.”

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Xbox One X Edition boasts unique graphics, paint, and upholstery inspired by the console’s internal code name, “Project Scorpio,” as well as the Raptor’s desert racing heritage. Custom wheels, bumpers, chase rack and LED lighting in Xbox’s signature green complete the look. Performance-enhancing modifications include a Fabtech six-inch lift kit, upgraded Alcon brakes, Addictive Desert Designs intercooler and Ford Performance Borla exhaust.

The partnership between Ford Performance and Xbox showcases storied brands with deep roots in performance. Whether it’s a track-shredding supercar taking on competitors at Le Mans, or the world’s most powerful gaming console that’s the best place to play gaming’s biggest blockbusters, fans win with some of the best products on the market today.

The partnership...
Pairing the impressive Xbox One S with the equally striking Renault Formula One Team R.S.17 car part, Xbox is excited to announce a one-of-a-kind custom Xbox One S that pairs these two legends together as part of the Microsoft partnership with Renault Sport Formula One Team.


The Xbox One S Renault Sport Formula One sports the team’s sleek yellow and black design, including actual race grade materials, and was made in anticipation of the upcoming Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas, October 20-22.


One very fortunate fan will have the chance to win the console by participating in the giveaway opportunity on Xbox’s Twitter page from today through Monday, October 23. Simply follow the official Xbox Twitter account and RT the promotional post including the hashtag #RenaultF1Sweepstakes (click here for official details). Any interested fans who don’t win the custom console can still experience and drive the Renault Sport Formula One team car on the Circuit of Americas track in the all new Forza Motorsport 7.


“With the recent launch of the Formula 1 Esport Series and the growing popularity of this new discipline in the Paddock, the opportunity to increase our footprint in gaming and partner with Xbox on a custom console was an exciting challenge for us, especially knowing it would be released before the highly-anticipated Formula 1 United States Grand Prix,” said Cyril Abiteboul, Managing Director of Renault Formula One Team. “We have included design technologies that push the boundaries of manufacturing and we are proud of the result we have achieved. We can’t wait to congratulate the winner of this console.”

The Xbox Renault Sport Formula...
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced a strategic alliance with the award-winning, world-renowned Forza franchise developed by Turn 10 Studios and published by Microsoft Studios.

This alliance includes a multi-faceted platform of activation highlighting IMSA cars, tracks and partners already aligned with the franchise which is home to the largest online racing community in gaming. Earlier this week Turn 10 launched Forza Motorsport 7, the most comprehensive, beautiful and authentic racing game ever made on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs.

“This alliance between IMSA and the Forza franchise further solidifies the long-standing relationship between these two outstanding brands,” IMSA president Scott Atherton said. “IMSA cars and tracks have enjoyed a significant presence in the game for many years, and we are proud to have our series featured to the millions who play the game every day.”


“We’re proud to celebrate the launch of Forza Motorsport 7 by announcing the alliance with IMSA, a long-standing partner of our franchise,” Turn10 Senior Business Director Mike Humphreys said. “At Turn 10 Studios we are driven by car passion, technical innovation and the thrill of competition; all pursuits that we share with IMSA. We look forward to further expanding our collaboration with IMSA and delivering new experiences that fans can love and enjoy. During this weekend’s Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, Forza Motorsport 7 will have a display in the Vendor Village where fans can play this just released game. Many cars participating in the race will feature a Forza Motorsport 7 decal.

More than 100 historical IMSA cars are available within the game which features over 20 official partners of IMSA including Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Honda, Lamborghini, Lexus, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Nissan and Porsche. Other official partners the two brands share are Automobile...
Forza fans, prepare for an action-packed start to the launch of Forza Motorsport 7 with the upcoming launch of the The Fate of the Furious™ Car Pack, created in collaboration with Universal Brand Development. Available for players who have purchased the Deluxe or Ultimate Editions of Forza Motorsport 7, The Fate of the Furious Car Pack features ten hero cars from the nitro-fueled blockbuster action franchise.

The Fate of the Furious Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 7 is only available for players who own the Deluxe and Ultimate Editions digital bundles of Forza Motorsport 7, and will be available for standalone purchase at $9.99.

Now let’s take a closer look at the cars included:

1966 Chevrolet Corvette The Fate of the Furious Edition
This C2 Stingray was built to emulate the autocross and chase down cones with the best from the modern era. Underneath the period-correct fender flares you will find a lot of rubber and an independent rear suspension that delivers tons of grip. Given its lightened and strengthened chassis, the 400 horsepower transferred through a Muncie four-speed should provide the perfect package for straightening out any set of curves you may encounter.

1968 Dodge Charger The Fate of the Furious Edition
This fully modified ice racing version of Dominic Toretto’s favorite car has little left of your typical Charger. In fact, only the roof and pillars are stock. This chunk of American muscle has been widened to accommodate its 18-inch tires that fight for traction with the help of a custom all-wheel-drive system and ridiculous steering angle that would make even a drifter drop their jaw. Under the hood is a Chevrolet LS motor with more than enough juice to keep it sideways. Naturally the entire car has been reinforced and fortified for battle. Even though you might not need to dodge bullets in Forza, this Charger’s look will surely...
We’re excited to let everyone know that the official Forza Motorsport 7 demo for both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC will be available today for download at 10 a.m. PDT, with three unique racing experiences showcasing the depth and breadth of the experiences available in the game. You can read all about what to expect in our recent demo announcement post.

In addition to getting ready for the launch of Forza Motorsport 7 by immersing yourselves in the demos, check out our launch trailer for the most comprehensive, beautiful and authentic racing game ever made!

This stunning 4K video captured with all in-game footage gives you a glimpse of the thrill of real-world racing at the limit that you can experience in Forza Motorsport 7. Feel the adrenaline rush with HDR, authentic engine response and realistic audible and visual experiences. Also, for the first time ever, customize your racing style alongside your vehicle with a massive Driver Gear collection, taking your Drivatar to the next level.

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With Forza Motorsport 7, everyone can experience the danger and beauty of competitive racing at their limit. Collect over 700 Forzavista cars, including the largest collection of Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Porsches available in any racing game. Master over 30 famous environments with dynamic conditions that change every time you race.

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As part of today’s announcements, Forza is also revealing the “Voices of Motorsports” contributors that will be featured in Forza Motorsport 7. This year’s list includes past and current racing drivers, automotive industry designers, automotive journalists and automotive personalities, each bringing their own...
With the launch of the demo and previews of FM7 from the worlwide gaming media starting this coming Tuesday it's about time you get a scope on what to expect from now till launch and a lookout into the future. Below you will also find the full FM7 Achievements List.

So without further ado here is Turn 10's Community Manager Brian Ekberg giving us a Pre-Launch Update:

It’s T-minus two weeks until the early access launch of Forza Motorsport 7. There’s a palpable sense of excitement around the halls of Turn 10 as we prepare to bring our biggest and best Forza game yet to the world. From the very start, the team has worked towards a vision of re-imagining the racing experience and, starting with early access on September 29, the community will be lighting out again on another fantastic Forza adventure.

Ever since we announced Forza 7, we’ve called this our biggest game, and the numbers bear it out: more than 700 cars at launch, 32 of the world’s greatest tracks (our largest lineup ever), a massive career in the Forza Driver’s Cup, and of course a huge list of ever-changing multiplayer and competitive modes that will keep players busy no matter their skill level or driving preferences. This is the largest game we’ve ever released in terms of sheer footprint size as well. The Xbox One game will be approximately 95 GB at launch. Just about 45 GB of that contained on the Blu-ray disc. The remainder will be available to download for free on September 29.

Naturally, the game can be played from the disc alone. However, if you want to experience the true depth and breadth of content in Forza Motorsport 7, you’ll want to take the additional update. A great example is the Forza Driver’s Cup single-player campaign. While all players can complete the first play-through of the Forza Driver’s Cup on disc, beating the series unlocks a wealth of new Forza Driver’s Cup content, including new competitive and Showcase events, as well as new trophies and Driver Gear rewards. In...