What you need to know
- The second expansion pack for Forza Horizon 4 (opens in new tab) has been revealed at E3 2019.
- Centered on a licensed tie-up with Lego.
- Launches on June 13.
Forza Horizon 4 fans have been waiting what feels like an eternity for the second expansion DLC to arrive, and at Microsoft's E3 press conference, the first details have finally been revealed. It's all about Lego Speed Champions.
Forza Horizon 3's second DLC was in partnership with Hot Wheels, and in a similar vein, the latest game has also gone for a wacky take on open world racing. It's a far cry from the first expansion, the rugged terrain of Fortune Island.
Owners of the Ultimate Edition or the Expansions bundle will get access to the Lego DLC upon release. When is that? Pretty soon; Lego Speed Champions is set to launch on Xbox One and PC on June 13.
Everything is indeed awesome!
Still the king of open world racers
If you still haven't dropped into Forza Horizon 4 yet, it's never a bad time. With regular updates and fresh challenges, this big open world always has something to entertain.
Excellent and affordable Xbox accessories
Up your Xbox experience with one (or all) of these budget accessories, all of which are approved by the gamers of Windows Central.
PowerA Play & Charge Kit for Xbox One (opens in new tab) ($15 at Amazon)
This charging kit keeps your Xbox One wireless controllers juiced up, and it offers batteries for two controllers. At just $15, this is hands-down our favorite budget charging companion.
ElecGear 4 Port USB Xbox One S Hub (opens in new tab) ($19 at Amazon)
This brilliant little USB splitter hub attaches perfectly to the side of your Xbox One S console. It's ideal for use with chargers, controllers, headsets, and more.
Controller Gear stand (opens in new tab) ($13 at Amazon)
Proudly display your Xbox gamepads with this stylish and functional stand. The licensed design is minimalist and black, and it has a hidden storage compartment, making the price of $13 a real steal.
Windows Central Newsletter
Get the best of Windows Central in in your inbox, every day!
Richard Devine is a Managing Editor at Windows Central with over a decade of experience. A former Project Manager and long-term tech addict, he joined Mobile Nations in 2011 and has been found on Android Central and iMore as well as Windows Central. Currently, you'll find him steering the site's coverage of all manner of PC hardware and reviews. Find him on Mastodon at mstdn.social/@richdevine
Playground games should be embarrassed. I'm so disappointed.
Are you serious? This looks so much better than freaking Hot Wheels. Also, I assume by your comment that you have never played a Lego game. They are quite fun, even if meant for kids.
It really doesn't though. Lego is Lego, why would I play something that looks like Lego but has no functionality of it? A London expansion with Street races would make sense, I'd even settle for a scalextric themed map, but Lego? LEGO?
Not that I care at all for this game but the game is just not for you then, not all games are for every audience.
This actually just looks like stupid amounts of fun. The Horizon series never aimed to take itself too seriously so I'm cool with this. As an aside I really hope they allow you to build your own Lego cars because that would be epic.
The trouble is nobody is taking this seriously. I've been in awe of the horizon series since the beginning, the introduction of clothes and emotes was a mistake, nobody plays a racing game to win a sequin skirt. Then they offer us Lego. No.
That's my point, it isn't meant to be serious. If you want serious Forza, you play Forza Motorsport. Forza Horizon has always been over the top, they've just pushed it even further now, instead of just racing planes and trains or whatever, now you have these quirky expansions (which are only expansions mind you, not embedded in the base game, so it's merely an option, not a requirement).
I mean, you can literally jump a Bugatti Chiron off a (small) mountain in this game. What part of any of it is realistic outside of the actual cars and some of the locations?
I don't recall mentioning realism. Just people not accepting this as the right choice.
Not a racing game gamer, but I'd buy FH4 for this expansion.
* I bought FH3 for Hot Wheels tho, for the sake of doing something impossible in real life.
Saddened by this. The time and effort in recreating Beautiful historic Britain will now have Lego cars driving about too. It will totally ruin the immersion. It may be fun, I personally didn't like the hot wheels expansion that much as it just didn't fit in to the ideal of an open festival. Lego takes it one step further removed and spoils a great game. I'll.reserve final judgement until i play it as i have the ultimate version. I'm hoping.for a 'proper' 3rd expansion maybe Cornwall, London or even Isle of Mann and throw in some bikes.
I've wanted bikes forever, I feel like at this point it's just not going to happen. Maybe, just maybe, in FH5 though. I can only dream. Although I feel like they will be more likely to be added to FM than Horizon as with the style of game bikes would either just be plain terrible to ride, or they would have to seriously alter the physics which would go against the style of the game.
Who cares if they have to change some physics, lego bikes!!!
If you hate fun that’s fine, more server space for the rest of us!
"fun" 😂😂😂 You're welcome to the server space, you and the other 8 people who find this amusing.I won't waste time nor money on it. NFS payback is looking more appealing now.
I love salty gamers in the morning.
Ah, if only you put the same amount of effort into your journalism as you do trolling.
Could 100 percent say the same about your commenting.
I'm sure you can, though I'm not trying to do this for a living. The way I interact with people here isn't portraying any lack of professionalism on my part.
Yeah, NFS Payback is pretty fun, but the world of forza is better.
Thank you for signing up to Windows Central. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.