Forza Horizon 2 Has Arrived – Plus New Details on Forza Hub!
Forza fans, the wait is officially over! Starting today, you can pick up or download your copy of Forza Horizon 2 and race through the massive wide-open world of southern Europe in more than 200 of the world’s greatest cars. Also, starting today you have a new way to explore the Forza universe. Forza Hub has arrived. Available now as a free download exclusively for Xbox One, Forza Hub is your all-in-one app for everything happening in the world of Forza. Here we’ll give you a brief rundown of what you can expect from Forza Hub. You can download Forza Hub for free from the Xbox One Store. Once you have it on your system, you’ll be able to access a ton of Forza news, community announcements, redeem your monthly Forza Rewards, and even launch events in Forza Motorsport 5 and Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One.
VH1 Brings You the Drama on Xbox One
It was an eventful summer with lots of great new entertainment apps arriving on Xbox One, and Xbox is keeping the apps coming as we move into the fall. Launching today on Xbox One, VH1 allows Xbox Live members in the U.S. to check out VH1 shows anytime. Available with a subscription from a participating cable provider, VH1 on Xbox One offers full episodes, sneak peeks, show extras, exclusive content, and more. You can navigate the VH1 app with voice and gesture controls using Kinect, with the Xbox One controller, or with the Xbox One media remote. VH1 looks amazing in full screen, or you can snap the app next to a game so you can play and watch at the same time. And like all entertainment apps on Xbox One, VH1 is available for free in the Xbox Live App Store. Download the app and check it out today!
5 Reasons We’re Excited for Forza Horizon 2
The Forza series is the pinnacle of racing – combining fast-paced and action-heavy driving with gorgeous cars and scenery. All that gets even better in Forza Horizon 2. There’s only one short day left before its release, and if you’re not excited yet, here are a few reasons why you should be. Forza Horizon 2’s amazing southern European setting is bigger, prettier, and more fun than ever. From cities, to cliff-side roads, to rural Italian farmland, there’s no end to the variety in Forza Horizon 2’s environments. Tired of sticking to the pavement? Take a sharp left and crash through a fence, barrel through a field, and come smashing out of another fence in front of your opponent. You’re not limited to the tracks in Forza Horizon 2, and you’ll find plenty of shortcuts and secrets to explore in the world.
Xbox One Launches in China
This is a monumental day for us at Xbox and marks the first day of our journey in China as today, Xbox One officially launched in China, becoming the first video game console to do so in 14 years. Now available at more than 4,000 retail locations in 37 cities throughout the People’s Republic of China, gamers and families throughout the country now have access to some of the best games and entertainment experiences spanning racing, sports, fitness, dance and adventure with music, karaoke, entertainment, social and more app experiences to come. It has been rewarding to see new fans lining up at stores, connecting to Xbox Live for the first time, and enjoying the first wave of games available. To capstone Xbox One’s first day, some of the most iconic buildings of the Shanghai skyline – including the Oriental Pearl Tower – were awash in Xbox Green. “This milestone is significant for both our partnership with China and our global expansion plan. Every new market launch is unique and we’re grateful to our fans for their patience and enthusiasm,” said Phil Spencer, head of Xbox. “We will continue to work closely with our partner BesTV to bring exciting games, entertainment and app experiences to delight gamers across China.”
Power Changes Everything in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
The Call of Duty game fans have been asking for is almost upon us. On November 4, Activision and Sledgehammer Games’ Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on Xbox One and Xbox 360 will once again redefine the first-person shooter. It’s a fight for the future, in an era that Call of Duty players have never seen before. The just-released “Power Changes Everything” trailer features Advanced Warfare star Kevin Spacey detailing exactly what sorts of ass you’ll be kicking in this eagerly anticipated installment, and shows off everything from jet packs, to enemy mechs, to the game’s new Exo Survival four-player co-op game mode (seen here for the first time).