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Submitted by jwk94 1217d ago | news

Forza Motorsport 5 Coming 2013; Horizon and Motorsport Are "2 Different Games"

Microsoft has confirmed that Forza 5 will be released next year and shall remain a two-year franchise, with Horizon filling the gaps between the main series games. (Forza Horizon, Forza Motorsport 5, Microsoft, Turn 10 Studios, Xbox 360)

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Legionaire2005   1217d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(12)
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IM_KINECTED  +   1217d ago
Why are people flipping out acting as if the Forza series is ruined now? Do you not realize this is the cycle for Forza all along? Two year development cycles are perfectly acceptable for a franchise like this. Uncharted is another franchise that uses the two year development cycle, is that franchise ruined because of it?

I'm definitely interested to see more on Horizon, if its a Need For Speed type of open world game then I am more then sold on it. Here's hoping Horizon launches with Porsche's.

Microsoft has seemed to step up to the plate this year.
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ThirstyforFanta   1217d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(1)
jwk94  +   1217d ago
Forza's a yearly franchise now.
RBdrift   1217d ago | Trolling | show
dirthurts  +   1216d ago
I agree, two years has worked great for them so far. A large studio, with talent, and a good budget can do a lot in two years.

And having a more need for speed like game would be great, considering NFS hasn't been that great in a long long time...
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AutoCad  +   1217d ago
hell ya.... i was kinda hoping horizon was not the next forza.
Horizon and Forza 5 cant wait to try it out on my CSR wheel.
Dlacy13g  +   1217d ago
I am hoping Forza Horizon is very different in its gameplay and feel to Forza proper.
AutoCad  +   1217d ago
i think it will be more of a PGR feel to it than the sim style forza has.
jvanik  +   1217d ago
I hope it's more of a Burnout Paradise type of game, There's been a shortage of crashing games lately.
MrBeatdown  +   1217d ago
I'm hoping whatever it is, it has a very arcadey feel. I've tried Forza and GT, but sim-style handling just isn't for me. I love arcade racers though.
ZeroWil  +   1217d ago
I love the Forza series and all, but I really don't think a yearly release is necessary for the franchise. If anything, they should make the next Forza a launch title for the next Xbox.
AutoCad  +   1217d ago
its not a yearly release .

The recently unveiled Forza Horizon is and Forza Motorsport are “two different games” that are split between two development teams; Playground and Turn10 respectively. Motorsport will remain on an “every-two-years release schedule” as it has since the beginning of the franchise.
Elyxir-pSx   1217d ago | Trolling | show
dragon82  +   1217d ago
if it has "Forza" in the name then it IS a Forza game. Period. End of discusion.
Objective   1217d ago | Trolling | show
torchic  +   1217d ago
@Horizon

your reasoning is horrid.

if this can be compared to anything, it is indeed the situation with CoD.

the Call of Duty games are split between two developers, Infinity Ward and Treyarch on an "every two years release schedule"
Zzbx  +   1214d ago
Comparing Forza and CoD is stupid.
Yes, there will be a game a year now and yes it will be split between two developers but CoD seems to keep most of it's elements the same from game to game, Horizons looks to be completely different to Motorsport.

I'd say the situation is more like what it is with FIFA and FIFA Street, they're both FIFA games but they are vastly different.
MrGunny94  +   1217d ago
What IF, Horizon is a ARCADE game? Like XBLA Alan Wake AM and the new Fable game?

This is a nice way of approaching
Veneno  +   1217d ago
Or it could be open-world street racing! the word Horizon leads to that idea..... It would be awesome. There's not enough quality open-world racers IMO.
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Bob570  +   1217d ago
They need to take longer to make these games. Seriously, 2 years is not enough time to make significant improvements to a game franchise.

And so help me if they release a 4th Forza game on the 360, that would be completely ridiculous. Forza has pushed the 360 as far as it can go, technological advances would be negligible at best if the next Forza game is on 360.
hennessey86  +   1216d ago
Not really
neither console has been pushed as far as it can go, look at what a new lighting engine did to forza 4. It made a massive difference to the graphics. Forza has improved with every release and I can never go back after playing a new version.
FrigidDARKNESS  +   1217d ago
Hmmm excellent launch title for the next gen xbox....god I hope this happens. Forza will continue to be the king of racers well into the next generation of consoles.
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demon31  +   1217d ago
why oh why!
why make a 2 year forza when I can't play it on PC... come on MS I want to play forza on PC.
HappyWithOneBubble  +   1217d ago
Forza 5 already? Why not save it for a launch title for the next xbox. What is MS thinking.
WitWolfy  +   1216d ago
IA agree.. Enough of the Forza already! Wait until next gen at least...
kudakadere  +   1217d ago
I personally think that Forza is well suited to being an annual game as long as they implement more licensed events like Touring car events , it would work that way . I also think the term milking should only be used for games that don't improve *cough** cough* COD ,look at sports games like Fifa they improve drastically every year maybe not always visually though
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Objective  +   1217d ago
You are absolutely right. I own Forza 2 to 4 and it is apparently that each instalment is a substantial leap from the previous one. If the Forza franchise continues to offer something fresh and better each time, I imagine the only ones who would complain about the regularity of new Forza games would be the green-eyed ones who had to wait eons for a half baked game. Forza Horizon looks to be breaking into new territory and I'm super excited!
kudakadere  +   1217d ago
Since as they are creating a new franchise along side it is great , Need for Speed is realised every year but with Shift and the traditional version , as long they keeps things fresh like N for S it's a great idea .
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DARK WITNESS  +   1217d ago
well to each is own I guess.

I thought I was a fan of forza but I guess I am just not a big enough fan to appreciate it.

They bring out a game, then release dlc almost every month which i end up spending more money..then before you know it the next game is out and then all the dlc for that.

I know it's a good thing, it adds more value and a greater experience to my gaming or so I am told... but if I am honest, I just feel ripped off.

I am happy there are gamers who can appriciate this business model and enjoy their gaming this way.

Personally I think I would be more inclined to go with support it if they released a game and then maybe at the end of the year release one big update with improvments and addons, extra content etc. Then next year another big update and then maybe the year after that release a whole new game. 3 years between games is long enough for a good enough improvement and one big dlc pack will keep diehards tied over.

I didn't buy forza 4. I could tell from the demo there were some good improvements, but when I thought about all the dlc and then the game of the year or whatever special edidtion they call it that will have all the extras out the box, I just could not be arsed to spend the money right then. Now I don't need to worry about that because forza 5 is going to out 6 months after.. oh, but then I will have to wait for the special edition of forza 5 with all the dlc.

honestly though, if forza 5 is a launch for the next xbox i may get it. I will have to see how I feel about it closer to the time.
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ritsuka666  +   1217d ago
"Forza Motorsport 5 Coming 2013"

So, probaly xbox720 in fall 2012 confirmed...
Yomaster  +   1217d ago
Whoa, so the Forza Horizon trailer wasn't fake!? Awesome! It kinda looked like it was, so I wasn't completely convinced... :-\

Awesome news, though. Looking forward to hearing more about Horizon. :-D
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TotalHitman  +   1217d ago
Microsoft is going to kill Forza if they don't stop milking it, just like Activision killed Guitar Hero.
JANF  +   1217d ago
Yes, just like NG is killing Uncharted with a release every two years (two in less than a year if you include Uncharted: Golden Abyss), right?...
Godchild1020  +   1217d ago
Naughty Dog didn't develop UC:GA, Bend studios did.

I think the difference is that a racing game can last a good deal amount of time if the gameplay is there, while on the other hand a story related game can only last so long before you forget about the story. That's why I can understand a 2 year release cycle for games like fable, uncharted, etc.
JANF  +   1216d ago
ok, so now it's ok for Uncharted because is a story related game... Give me a break... so its milking when it suits you, i guess there is no winning with you guys... lmao

BTW your "not the same developer comment" is not valid, a game under the same brand or Name, is still a game under the same franchise, it does not matter who developed it.

I'm not against any of this franchises, since im a gamer, I just disagree with your comment.
TotalHitman  +   1217d ago
Thanks for explaining Godchild1020. Bubble for you!
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