Forza Motorsport 5 is a racing video game developed by Turn 10 Studios and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox One.[1]The game was released on November 22, 2013 as a launch title. The game was revealed on May 21, 2013 during the Xbox One reveal event.[2] It features Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond from Top Gear for the game's commentary when choosing a new event, championship, or league. It is the fifth Forza Motorsport and sixth overall installment in the Forza series.

Gameplay Edit

The game ships with 200 cars from over 50 manufacturers[3] and 17 circuits including Spa, Bathurst, Yas Marina, and Circuit de la Sarthe. There will be monthly car packs including 10 cars each available to buy as downloadable content (DLC) for the first 8 months after the game's launch. The possibility of tracks, such as Nürburgring, being available to purchase as DLC after the game's launch was considered,[4][5] but instead Turn 10 Studios has released new tracks as free content for users, including Road America in February 2014, Long Beach in April 2014 and the Nürburgring in June 2014.[6]

On September 4, 2013, Bathurst was confirmed.[7] On September 26, Silverstone Circuit and the fictional Swiss Alps racetrack were confirmed to be carried over from Forza 4.[8]

A pre-E3 teaser video was released featuring in game footage featuring races with cars such as the Ferrari F12berlinetta and Pagani Huayra.

At E3 2013, first-hand gameplay, new features, and cars in "Forza Vista" mode were shown.[9] Also at the event, it was revealed that for the first time in the game's history there would be open-wheel cars including the Dallara DW12 IndyCar and Formula One cars, including the McLaren M23 driven by James Hunt and the Ferrari 312T2 driven by Niki Lauda in the 1976 Formula One season.[10] The Lotus E21 driven by Kimi Räikkönen and Romain Grosjean in the 2013 Formula One Season was also revealed on November 5.[3]

On December 9, 2013 it was revealed the 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 will have a livery based on Halo: Spartan Assault.

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