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Today Turn 10 launched the next major update for Forza Motorsport 7, which introduces highly requested features to the game, including the new Spectate and Seed the Grid features. This update also includes a host of improvements across all aspects of the game – from performance improvements in multiplayer to UI enhancements in the Forza Driver’s Cup feature, and many more. For the full list of improvements that are included with this update, check out the full release notes on the Forza Forums.

Also available today as part of the Forza Motorsport 7 Car Pass ist the Dell Gaming Car Pack – which brings seven new vehicles to Forza Motorsport 7’s 700+ vehicle lineup, including the most highly anticipated car in recent Forza memory, the 2018 Bugatti Chiron.



This is a $3 million technological and engineering marvel that is the successor to Bugatti’s legendary Veyron. Then consider the 2018 Kia Stinger, a game-changing RWD, five-door hatch from Korea that’s making waves as a performance-minded competitor to the big European brands.

Want to expand your race car garage? The 2016 Audi #17 Rotek Racing TTRS is a Pikes Peak Hillclimb record holder and the 2017 Aston Martin Racing V12 Vantage GT3 #7 has contributed to Aston Martin’s legendary race history. Or go back in Aussie muscle car history and experience the Bathurst-winning 1968 Holden HK Monaro GTS 327. Mopar fans will also find two new heavyweights to wield in the 2017 Ram Power Wagon and 2018 Dodge Durango SRT.

Here’s a closer look at each of the vehicles in the Dell Gaming Car Pack.

2018 Bugatti Chiron
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The Chiron may represent the absolute peak of performance of the internal-combustion engine, especially when you consider the astounding...
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Drivers start your engines! Turn 10 Studios is taking racing esports to the next level with the Forza Racing Championship (ForzaRC) 2018. Taking the physicality of real-world motorsport and blending it with the approachability of racing esports, ForzaRC 2018 is built on the award-winning Forza Motorsport 7 – which features more than 700 cars, 60 frames per second, and native 4K resolution on Xbox One X. Drivers of all skill levels will compete for glory and more than $250,000 in prizes, our largest prize pool to date.



Starting today, drivers can register at the official site, ForzaRC.com, to compete in the first ranked season of global competition, which begins April 2.

ForzaRC 2018 – Pre-Season Invitational Presented by IMSA

In advance of the 2018 season start, we’re kicking things off with the ForzaRC 2018 Pre-Season Invitational on March 24 in Seattle, WA, home of Turn 10 Studios. We’ve invited some of the best drivers and teams in the world to compete and set the stage for a season of exhilarating races. We’ll have more details to share, including participating racers, cars, tracks, and more in March.

ForzaRC 2018 – Regular Season

Following the Pre-Season Invitational presented by IMSA, the regular season begins. The season is split into two series, each consisting of seven weeks of ranked events and culminating in a live playoff event with a prize pool of $75,000. At the end of the two series, the top 24 drivers will be invited to compete in the Forza Racing World Championship 2018 for their shot at a $100,000 prize pool and the title.

Here’s a look at the 2018 season calendar, which will be updated regularly at ForzaRC.com:
  • Series 1: April 2 – May 23
  • Series 1 Playoffs: June 16 – 17, live in Seattle
  • Series 2: July 9 – August 29
  • Series 2 Playoffs: September 29 – 30, live in...
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Forza Motorsport 7 fans, get ready to experience a new level of power and performance with the launch of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Xbox One X Edition which is a free gift for all players. The specially designed F-150 joins the lineup of more than 700 cars in the game which showcases 60 frames per second racing on all Xbox One platforms and native 4K support on Xbox One X. With a custom livery based on Xbox One X’s codename “Project Scorpio” and numerous performance-minded upgrades, this Raptor is ready to intimidate all opponents in Forza Motorsport 7.



Longtime Forza fans know that Xbox and Ford have enjoyed a long and fruitful partnership over the years. It’s hard not to miss Ford vehicles on the cover of recent Forza games, including the Ford GT on the cover of Forza Motorsport 6 and the Ford F-150 Raptor race truck leaping into action on the cover of Forza Horizon 3. That Ford partnership is more than just skin deep, too. Did you know that Ford features more cars in Forza Motorsport 7 than any other manufacturer in the game?

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As for the F-150 Xbox One X Edition, that story began with Ford Performance’s announcement of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor at the 2015 North American International Auto Show. Later in the year, Ford Performance saw success in the Raptor race truck at the Baja 1000, finishing third. This success led to the debut of the truck at the 2017 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturer’s Association) show in Las Vegas, where over-the-top custom vehicles are king and the Xbox One X Edition Ford F-150 fit right in.

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While the truck is significantly taller than stock – over 93 inches tall (2.3 meters) on 38 inch BF Goodrich Krawler T/A tires – the team behind the Xbox One X Raptor still wanted it to retain the race truck’s Baja-tested performance characteristics. The Raptor’s livery was designed by illustrator...
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Launching today the Totino's Car Pack features a mix of both historic and modern racing beasts as well as technical innovations which have defined the automotive industry.



On the racing side, we have the 2017 BMW #24 BMW Team RLL M6 GTLM, which campaigned successfully in the IMSA Weathertech Series in the highly competitive GTLM class. Preceding the BMW on track we have the 1997 Lotus Elise GT1, and a historic mid-engine wonder from Nissan, the 1967 R380 II. The remaining cars of the pack present a range of air-cooled cars from many spectrums of production models. The 1993 Porsche 911 Turbo S Leichtbau, is one of 86 made. The 1970 Citroën 2CV and the 1968 Subaru 360 provided millions of people with mobility, thanks to dependable performance and affordable price tags. Finally, the 1967 Volkswagen Type 3 1600 L “Notchback” is a model of early VW innovation and style.

The Totino's 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 $6.99.

Now let's take a closer look at the vehicles in the pack:

2017 BMW #24 BMW Team RLL M6 GTLM
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BMW Team RLL debuted the M6 GTLM at the 2016 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona and saw success right out of the box. In 2017 the pair of M6 GTLMs won the IMSA WeatherTech series season-ending Petit Le Mans, along with victories at Watkins Glen, Mosport, and Laguna Seca, and combined with four other podium finishes, resulting in a second place finish in manufacturer points. With two teams of drivers in the #24 and #25, the latter captained by veteran driver Bill Auberlin, Team RLL gave the two-year run of the twin-turbo V8-powered M6 GTLM a run for the record books.

1997 Lotus Elise GT1
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Following the evolution of the BPR Global GT Series into the much more prominent FIA GT Championship, Lotus followed Porsche and...
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DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 – Hyundai today unveiled the all-new 2019 Veloster Turbo and its high-performance counterpart, Veloster N, at the North American International Auto Show. As part of the reveal, Hyundai also announced that both cars will join the official roster of drivable vehicles in Forza Motorsport 7 for Xbox and Windows 10.



While Veloster Turbo and Veloster N do not arrive in U.S. showrooms until later this year (second quarter 2018 for Veloster Turbo and fourth quarter 2018 for Veloster N), Forza Motorsport 7 players have a much shorter wait to get behind the virtual wheel: both cars become available in-game as part of a free downloadable content pack on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

“In a way, this is a homecoming for Veloster,” said Dean Evans, chief marketing officer, Hyundai Motor America. “Remember that when the original Veloster Turbo was unveiled in 2012 here in Detroit, it simultaneously made its debut in the Forza franchise. It’s thrilling to collaborate with Microsoft and Turn 10 again to put the next-gen Veloster in Forza Motorsport 7. Forza is more than just a game. It’s a vibrant and active community of auto enthusiasts that includes dedicated in-game racers, painters, tuners, and photographers. That diverse group is reflective of the customers we want to reach with Veloster, and we’re excited to put them behind the wheel, starting tomorrow.”

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Forza players will be able to fully appreciate the unique design of the 2019 Veloster Turbo and Veloster N thanks to Forza Motorsport 7’s Forzavista feature. Each car is rendered in exacting detail, and users can explore every detail, from the signature asymmetric bodystyle, to the cockpit layout, to the engine bay. Once players have the cars in their garages, they can further take advantage of Forza Motorsport’s deep personalization options to make their 2019 Velosters their own, including new wheels, powertrain and suspension...
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A few months ago we reported about the partnership between goldRush Rally and Forza. During goldRush Rally 9INE the participants made a stop in Seattle at the Turn 10 headquarters for a studio tour and more. During that occasion Turn 10 selected one car from the fleet to be immortalized in the next Forza game.

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And now we have a winner, the Vorsteiner McLaren 570-VX!

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The Vorsteiner VX Aero kit does not only improve the weight of the McLaren 570S but also the aerodynamic performance by increasing downforce and optimizing the cooling. Paired with the Vorsteiner VFN-511 forged alloy rims in Brushed Red it gives it a devilish look.

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For more on the Vorsteiner 570-VX Aero program click here and stay tuned to Forzacentral for when the Vorsteiner 570-VX will become available in Forza Motorsport 7.
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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.

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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.

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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
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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
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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...
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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