Forza Motorsport 8: news and more

At Microsoft’s Xbox Series X game showcase event on July 23, we finally got a sneak peek at Forza Motorsport 8 through a minute-long teaser trailer.The game will run at native 4K resolution and 60 frames per second on Xbox Series X, according to Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft’s Xbox division.

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According to leaks from @IdleSloth84, the new Forza will resemble that of a reboot of the mainline Forza series to make it more realistic and sim racing roots.

Here are the rumoured new features of the upcoming Forza Motorsport 8:

  • New tyre pressure model
  • Dynamic track temperatures
  • New atmosphere pressure system, affecting air density, dynamics, and power
  • Redesigned suspension system with new modeling
  • New ranked online system
  • New integrated online Ghosting System
  • Tracks have a full day and night cycles depending on race length/track
  • Rubber in on tracks
  • New heat interaction with tire pressure
  • Expanded race capacity
  • Off-road racing on land or gravel
  • Rally races will also be present
  • Clubs Return
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The game will also be available on Windows PC and will be included in the Xbox Game Pass library at launch. The official release date of Forza Motorsport 8 has not been confirmed. Rumors have put the release in early 2021.