It's time to start gearing up for snow and ice in Forza Horizon 3, because winter is coming. Microsoft has announced that the new Blizzard Mountain update will hit the racing game on December 13, bringing along new cars, challenges, and of course, Blizzard Mountain itself.

Winter is coming to Forza Horizon 3 with the Blizzard Mountain update

Here's a taste of what you can expect out of Blizzard Mountain, from Microsoft:

Blizzard Mountain is a mountain paradise for car fans, full of adventurous terrain and challenging driving conditions. New areas like the extreme sports snow park and a massive frozen lake make this the ultimate snowy playground for players' favorite vehicles. In addition, players will find bonus boards to smash, beauty spots to enjoy, and a brand new hidden Barn Find vehicle.

Blizzard Mountain itself adds 50 new events and challenges to check out, along with new race types like Hill Climb, Descent and Blizzard. Of course, there's a slate of new cars headed to the game with Blizzard Mountain as well, including:

  • 2016 For GYMKHANA 9 Focus RS RX
  • 1965 Ford F-100 Flareside Abatti Racing Trophy Truck
  • 1975 Lancia Stratos HF Group 4
  • 1985 Lancia Delta S4 Group B
  • 2016 Nissan Titan Warrior Concept
  • 2016 RJ Anderson #37 Polaris RZR-Rockstar Energy Pro 2 Truck
  • 2016 Subaru #199 WRX STI VT15r Rally Car

The Blizzard Mountain update will be released as part of Forza Horizon 3's $34.99 Expansion Pass. If you already have the Ultimate Edition of the game, you can pick up the Expansion Pass at a discounted $24.99. If you're interested, you can pick up the Expansion Pass from Microsoft now.

See the Forza Horizon 3 Expansion Pass at Microsoft

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