We are just days from the global launch of Forza Horizon 3 on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC on September 27 (September 29 in Japan); however if you absolutely cannot wait to be the boss of the Horizon Festival, the Ultimate Edition is available today, giving fans early access to the Australian adventure. In addition to early access to Forza Horizon 3, Ultimate Edition owners receive the Forza Horizon 3 Car Pass, VIP membership and cars, and the Motorsport All-Stars Car Pack which gives fans the chance to take 10 of the hottest modern race cars off the track and out onto the open road.
As Microsoft’s first Xbox One S game to feature High Dynamic Range (HDR), Forza Horizon 3 takes full advantage of HDR’s expanded contrast ratio and color accuracy. With HDR, our physics-based rendering system ForzaTech becomes even more accurate, bringing lifelike, natural and fine details to life like never before. Players experience vibrant light and sunbeams from an authentic Australian sky, precision highlighting on carbon fiber, glistening sand, detailed dirt and vegetation, and more. If you thought Forza games were already gorgeous, check out Forza Horizon 3 in HDR on Xbox One S.
To experience Forza Horizon 3 in HDR on Xbox One S, please make sure you have the right set up. This post will walk you through “Xbox One S: 4K, HDR and what you need to know” and provide tips and guidance before you play. You’ll need a 4K TV that supports HDR – If your 4K TV is set up correctly, it should automatically play HDR content—you don’t have to change anything on your Xbox One S.
We also want to let fans know that we will be offering a Forza Horizon 3 Expansion Pass for $34.99. The pass includes two expansions with the first being released this holiday and Ultimate Edition owners will receive a discount of $10 if purchased before the end of 2016. Stay tuned for more details in the near future.
If you haven’t experienced Forza Horizon 3 yet, you can download the free Xbox One demo here. See you out on the roads of Australia at the biggest automotive party of the year!