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Here’s what’s included with the Gran Turismo 7 25th Anniversary Edition

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. You can now pre-order the Gran Turismo 7 25th Anniversary Edition, and there are three options available to you. Sony announced the contents of the Gran Turismo 7 25th Anniversary Edition today, and it was revealed that only the Digital Deluxe Edition comes with Dual Entitlement. If you want to upgrade the PS4 Standard Edition of Gran Turismo 7 to the Gran Turismo 7 PS5 Digital Standard Edition, there will be a $10 digital upgrade option at the time of…

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Forza Motorsport 7 will reach End of Life status on September 15

By Stephany Nunneley 29 July 2021 20:15 GMT In September, Forza Motorsport 7 will reach End of Life status which means it will no longer be made available for purchase through the Microsoft Store.This means that Forza Motorsport 7 will not only no longer be made available for purchase digitally, but the same goes for its DLC come September 15.Watch on YouTubePlayers who already own the game will still be able to download and play it and the associated content as normal.Features like multiplayer and online services for the 2017 game will still be accessible for those who own it.Microsoft…

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Forza Horizon 5’s massive map will contain 11 biomes and a whole lot of weather

Forza Horizon 5’s big tech trick will be the game’s massive, ever-changing map. At 1.5x the size of Forza Horizon 4’s landmass, it can afford to have some variety in its world. So while you’re racing through the Mexican landscape, developers PlayGround Games have confirmed you’ll be driving through 11 different biomes, and each will have seasonal weather events to bring more variety to the outrageous looking racer. Read more

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Here’s an early look at some Forza Horizon 5 gameplay footage

By Dom Peppiatt 27 July 2021 11:07 GMT Developer Playground Games debuted some new footage of its latest game, Forza Horizon 5, showing off what races will look like in its new Mexican setting.If you’ve been curious about Forza Horizon 5, and what Playground Games is cooking up for us in the game’s new home of Mexico, wonder no longer: a new dedicated developer video has been made live, and it shows off a couple of the game’s biomes as well as a full race (there will be 11 biomes in total).In the latest episode of Forza’s YouTube show, Let’s…

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Checking out F1 2021 online with the Logitech G29 Racing Wheel

By Dorrani Williams 16 July 2021 16:17 GMT I’m still no Lewis Hamilton, but I’m having fun. As I’ve been saying for a while now, I’ve got a new love for Formula 1 racing and have been really enjoying my time playing F1 2021 – so much so that I’ve gone out and purchased a racing wheel to give me a more authentic experience.Now make no mistake, I’m driving the cars in automatic with the majority of assists turned on but already it’s miles better than using a controller (I was playing on PS5, and the DualSense is no slouch).Watch…

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Dirt 5 players can expect some new content next week

Dirt 5 players can expect some new content coming next week on July 20.Additional cars, tracks, events, and more Playgrounds options are coming to Dirt 5. Watch on YouTubeIt’s all part of the Super Size Content Pack, Update 5.00, and the Parts Unknown Playgrounds Update.The first of the new free circuits to be added to the game will be Sao Conrado and Rio Seafront, Brazil. Both have slightly different layouts perfect for off-road machines. These tracks, and their reverse variants, are available in Arcade mode with all customizable weather conditions. Both are used for multiple events in the new Career…

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Codemasters leadership resign four months after EA’s acquisition

By Dom Peppiatt 7 July 2021 11:01 GMT EA has announced that Codemasters‘ CEO Frank Sagnier and CFO Rashid Varachia are stepping down following the publisher’s acquisition of the studio earlier in the year.The duo will leave Codemasters at the end of July. As per a statement released by EA, the duo’s departure was always part of the overall plan regarding the takeover, but things have been sped up due to the speed at which the British racing game group has been integrated into EA’s wider company structure following the completion of EA’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Codemasters back in February 2021.“Since joining…

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Forza Horizon 4 content updates to stop as Playground shifts focus to Forza Horizon 5

By Sherif Saed 29 June 2021 13:11 GMT Playground Games is almost ready to wrap up its work on Forza Horizon 4.As Playground Games diverts its attention to the upcoming Forza Horizon 5, the developer has announced that it will soon stop releasing new content for 2018’s Forza Horizon 4.Watch on YouTubePlayground revealed this in last night’s Forza Monthly livestream, in which the team dished on Horizon 5’s lighting and skybox tech. The Series 37 update – due out today – will be Forza Horizon 4’s last content patch for the time being. Although the game will continue receiving updates,…

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Heading Out is a vigilante driving adventure inspired by Vanishing Point

The next game from the folks behind tactical war sim Radio Commander looks like a wild ride. Whereas Serious Sim’s last game pointedly kept you out of the action, coordinating from the tactical tent, Heading Out will put you in the driver’s seat. Their upcoming cross-country adventure is about driving a muscle car through the American west like the anti-hero of an old movie. Serious Sim have just announced this one to hit the road sometime next year but its announcement trailer makes it look worth watching for. Read more

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Forza Horizon 5 has 60fps performance modes on Xbox Series X/S

By Sherif Saed 14 June 2021 13:14 GMT Forza Horizon 5 will let you play it in 60fps on any Xbox Series console.Following the big Forza Horizon 5 reveal at the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase, Playground Games has offered a few more details about what we can expect from the game.Watch on YouTubeIn a wide-ranging FAQ posted on the Forza support website, it was confirmed that Forza Horizon 5 offers two different modes on both Xbox Series X and Series S. By default, the game runs at 4K 30fps on Series X, and 1080p 30fps on Series S. The game…

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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered enters the Play List on EA Play later this month

By Stephany Nunneley 3 June 2021 20:14 GMT Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered will be added to the Play List on EA Play.Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered will be free through the EA Play Play List starting June 24.Watch on YouTubeThe offering features all the DLC delivered at launch, including an extra six hours of gameplay and more than 30 challenges, and not only does the game feature solo play, but also cross-platform multiplayer.Hot Pursuit Remastered also includes new cosmetic unlocks, new achievements, and more.So, mark your calendar so you won’t forget, and have fun zooming around in…

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On the day of F1 2021’s reveal, new owner EA jacks up regional Steam prices vs last year’s game

News of EA’s first F1 game as Codemasters’ new owner was soured after a massive disparity in regional pricing became clear.Overnight, Codemasters announced F1 2021, this year’s version of its long-running, official Formula 1 racing game. The game is due July 16 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.Watch on YouTubeThe announcement is fairly exciting. For one, this is Codemasters’ first game under EA Sports, having recently finalised a $1.2 billion acquisition deal. The few F1 2021 features revealed so far are also interesting. This year’s game introduces two-player co-op for career mode.F1 2021 will also expand…

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Check out some Hot Wheels Unleashed action in this new trailer

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 14:49 GMT Milestone and Mattel have released a new gameplay video for Hot Wheels Unleashed.A look at the fast-paced arcade racing game Hot Wheels Unleashed is shown off in the video below.The game features all sorts of drifting, boosting, and jumping and in the video, you get a look at the Garage environment, a first look at the challenges, and get a glimpse at the numerous surprises like the special track pieces.Watch on YouTubeAnd in the video, you get a look at the first six vehicles available on day one. The first six revealed…

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Forza 8 closed playtest registration is now open

By Dom Peppiatt, Wednesday, 7 April 2021 10:11 GMT Turn 10 has revealed that it’ll be bringing the community in to help it test Forza 8, and that the developer will be using the feedback to help shape its next racing game.If you’re interested in trying out Forza Motorsport 8 before it officially hits the shelves, look sharp. Keen to court the community and listen to feedback from players, Turn 10 plans to host a special Forza panel designed to collect information from its players.Better yet, anyone that takes part in the panel will be given access to a closed…

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Rocket League Season 3’s Rocket Pass contents detailed

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 20:40 GMT Rocket League Season 3 kicks off soon, and now we know what’s included in the new Rocket Pass.The new Rocket Pass for Rocket League will include 70+ Tiers of new items, some of which are shown off in the latest trailer.Season 3’s Rocket Pass includes a new vehicle called the Tyranno which is super fast and features the Dominus hitbox.It is unlocked immediately with Rocket Pass premium, which gives you additional Weekly and Seasonal Challenges, plus an XP boost to help you Tier Up faster.If you have Rocket Pass Premium, you…