The lights are on
Forza Horizon was a cool side-take on the normal Forza lineage, but it wasn't as open world as advertised. Forza Horizon 2 seeks to rectify this, and we recently took the game for a spin, plowing through fields and pavement alike.
Check out the playthrough video below (featuring myself, Jeff Cork, and Turn 10 community manager Brian Ekberg). In it you can see what it's like to race offroad during a point-to-point race (now in the game's new location) that tasks you to hit gates in the environment and takes you through grass fields (watch out for that tree!) as well as city streets. The diversity is exhilarating; losing none of the speed of a Festival race. Leaving the streets isn't restricted to specific races, either. Naturally, you can roam around the environments when you're just in the world.
You can also find out about what it's like to drive in the game's dynamic weather, as well as some other details about the game.
Forza Horizon 2 comes out for the Xbox One (developed by Playground Games) and Xbox 360 (Sumo Digital) on September 30.
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Can't wait to pick this up! Also, Ekberg!!! :D
That game looks great. A true racer that I wish I can play. But I can't.
The more i see of this game the more it exceeds my expectations
Looks really nice! I'll be missing out on the rain fun since I don't have the cash for an Xbox One at the moment, but I'll be getting the 360 version. If it's as good as the first Horizon was, then I'll be happy.
So they're simulating weather, but simulating less on the cars.
Because not one of those supercars would survive an offroad trip like that. A WRX might. MIGHT, if the ground was smooth enough.
But corn rows? LOL!!! Not a chance in hell.
It looks pretty good but I may 'burned out', (get it?), on racing games for a while.
I'm super excited for this.
I'm very impressed by this... keeps looking better and better. Looks like the perfect blend of arcade and sim