It’s a big well done to the folks behind Forza Motorsport 5 today as it become the fastest-selling racing title in Xbox history.
Players have completely embraced the racing title, with one out of three Xbox One owners all purchasing the game since it’s release in November last year. One of the big reason’s for it’s success is down to the community and their Drivatars. In total, Drivatars have competed in more than one billion races since launch, showcasing that Forza Motorsport and Xbox are home to the most passionate fans of racing video games. In tandem, players have amassed 653 million road miles; which is equivalent to circling the Earth 49,223 times. Players have also participated in more than 94 million races, putting in a combined eight million hours of total gameplay.
The editing tools available have also been welcomed by the community who have created hundreds of thousands of liveried cars, comprised of more than 66 million individual design layers.
They have also revealed that Road America, one of the world’s premier tracks will arrive as the first track add-on update, completely free of charge. Players will be able to take a spin on the legendary high-speed straights and challenging turns on one of the oldest and most distinguished of all the tracks in North America, brought to life in spectacular detail and functionality on Xbox One. The track will also be added into the Career events for the racing career. Players will be able to take part in races on the circuit in both the main Career events as well as Career bonus events which are available after a Mini-Career series is complete. It will also come featuring four alternate ribbons that will test the limits of each player’s skill. Players will also now find new Road America-themed events in Rivals Mode and in the multiplayer lobbies.
Today also mark’s the release of the Road America Booster Pack, which features 5 new cars for players to collect. It is a bonus to those who own the Forza Motorsport 5 pass. The five cars include the 2006 #2 Audi Sport North America R8, 1995 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1, 1968 Ferrari 365 GTB/4, 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1, and the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Black Series.
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